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Help your local school

Posted on 10. Jan, 2011 in For Kids, SOS - Support Our Schools

Have you heard about this new website set up and run by teachers?  It is called Donors Choose, online charity connecting you to a classroom in need.  There are so many different requests, needs and help wanted for students.  You can search by your school district, your local school, project/charity and even teachers.  (more…)

December Holiday Fun in Southern Cal.

Posted on 15. Dec, 2010 in For Kids

It is the most wonderful time of the year….for this launch pad, anyway. We start any and all decorating the day after Thanksgiving.  Not one snowflake or Santa is unpacked until the day AFTER Thanksgiving.  Since we enjoy partaking in ALL the festivities we can squeeze in, instead of doing a weekend post for Family Fun, all of December is going to be in this post and we will keep it on the front page for the month.  You can check back at any time to find something fun to do.  Some of our rockiteers’ favorites: Oceanside Boat Parade, Encinitas Holiday Parade, (more…)

HALLOWEEN Weekend with so much to do!

Posted on 28. Oct, 2010 in For Kids, Uncategorized

Here it is Halloween weekend. There are so many free events and options for the kids from Harvest carnivals, trick-0r-treating, haunted houses and movies. (more…)

Deadlines this week!

Posted on 28. Oct, 2010 in For Kids, Fun


LA COSTA MEADOWS ELEMENTARY: WOW! What an amazing carnival! Can you believe it? So much going on for the rest of the month, just wanted to share: (1) Tues 10/26 RUBY’S Diner Dine Out (all day). You can get the flyer in your child’s folder or on the website. Come out and enjoy a night off. (2) BOXTOPS, BOXTOPS, BOXTOPS are due THIS FRIDAY. Don…’t delay. (3) Get your gift cards ASAP (4) Spirit Wear is in and ready for you. Check out the anniversary hoodies! All of this information is on the PTO webpage or click above on La Costa Meadows.  

HARVEST FESTIVAL at North Coast Calvary Church.  

This is a HUGE family event.  Candy, games, inflatables, food, candy, games for all ages, (did I mention CANDY?).  Be sure to get there early or carpool — parking is CRAZY!



Weekend Fun for Oct. 15 & 16, 2010

Posted on 14. Oct, 2010 in For Kids, Uncategorized

La Costa Meadows 25th Annual Halloween Carnival.  This is one of the biggest and best carnivals you will ever see.  There is a midway, rides, games, contests, more food than you can imagine, a haunted house, face painting, crazy hair, scarecrow alley and much more. 

 It is Friday and Saturday, make this a MUST DO this weekend.

San Diego Zoo, the whole month of October, KIDS ARE FREE with a paid adult admission.  Save some dough and have a fun family day.

Here is a great local resource when RockIt Mom can’t fill you in, 365 Things to do in North County (San Diego)

Get out of the rut and try something new this weekend.  CHANGE IT UP!

Weekend Stuff for October 2 & 3, 2010

Posted on 01. Oct, 2010 in For Kids, Uncategorized

There is so much happening this month, I will try to keep up. (more…)

Boxtops for Education

Posted on 26. Sep, 2010 in For Kids, Uncategorized

Support Your Local School With Box Tops For Education! (more…)

Weekend Fun for All, September 25 & 26, 2010

Posted on 24. Sep, 2010 in For Kids

You can tell it is fall/autumn.  There are so many great events going on from apple picking, early Oktoberfest, pumpkin patches to street fairs and movies. (more…)

Weekend Fun for August 28 & 29, 2010

Posted on 26. Aug, 2010 in For Kids, Uncategorized

Hey locals, lots to do on this unofficial last weekend of summer. Get out there and enjoy, enjoy, enjoy. 

Try heading to the infamous Leucadia Art Walk. It is Sunday, Aug. 29, from 10-5 pm on Highway 101.  The Event Features: Art Demonstrations ~ (more…)

Tips Teachers Wish Parents Knew…

Posted on 25. Aug, 2010 in For Kids

With Back to School either in swing or about to start, this looked like a good article to ease back into the routine.

9 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew

by Good Housekeeping (more…)