Tag Archives: education

Weekly Tips for July 19, 2010

Posted on 18. Jul, 2010 in Uncategorized

Wow — summer in full swing! The sun is out, the kids are having great days and very tired nights and everyone is healthy and happy.  Due to all the fun of summer, we thought of some random information, RockIt Mom could provide to you this week instead of our regular tips. Still posted a recipe under FOOD this week, just click on over.   (more…)

Fun Family Events for Father’s Day weekend!

Posted on 18. Jun, 2010 in For Kids, Uncategorized

Here is one for fairies and Dads’ of lil fairies: 

Fairy Festival at Quail Botanical Gardens in Encinitas, Ca on Saturday, June 19 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Fairies! Come celebrate summer and wear your fairy costume if you have one, or come just as you are. Create a fairy house, make fairy treasures, leave messages on the wishing bush, or shop in the Fairyland market. Don’t forget to bring your camera for a picture with the Fairy Queen. Free with admission or membership. Many free activities, small fee for some crafts.

Dinosaur Train! Saturdays & Sundays in June 10:30am at UltraStar locations. G-rated family entertainment, admission only $2.50!  www.ultrastarmovies.com/kidtoons.asp (more…)

Weekly Tips for May 2, 2010

Posted on 02. May, 2010 in Uncategorized

Tips from RockIt Mom:

1. GREEN -  You want to be GREEN and help the planet, but don’t have the time? Now you do! On May 6, 2010, The SHRED-RED-FED event is being held in Carlsbad, CA.  On Thursday, you can shred your papers, donate blood, recycle your electronics and donate to San Diego Women’s Resource Center.  Not a local, start your own SHRED-RED-FED event. Better yet, clean out the basement, closets and garage and do your own donations, ask some neighbors to pitch in, too.  This is a great way to get all of these “chores” done in one stop! (more…)

Is RockIt Mom really healthy?

Posted on 21. Apr, 2010 in For Kids

There has been some feedback about some posts not being “healthy”.

TRUE, some of the Freebies, Kids Eat Free, Free Ice Cream and chocolates are not true healthy treats. However, you cannot deprive yourself, family and kids of all bad items forever! Everything in moderation!! Special treats give your body and mind the reward it craves. Don’t you work harder when you receive a reward, even if it is small?

You can also be healthy without all the junk. Patron only “healthy” oriented restaurants (Yellow Deli, Rancho’s Mexican, Tina’s Deli, etc.) They are out there you just have to find them.

When out, order your and your child’s meal with fruit or steamed veggies not fries, a dry bun and no cheese on a burger, water or milk not juice or soda. The RockIt Kids are experienced “healthy” customers at restaurants. They request steamed broccoli and grilled chicken breast on the side.

In fact, it was explained years ago, to order your child their own regular meal or share your meal with them when eating out. No need to give the restaurant extra money for a “kids’ meal”. The child(ren) eating your meal will expose them to great foods and obviously more nutritional!

The goal of RockIt Mom is to give tips, recipes, exercises and family fun(sometimes even FREE). This may include some non-healthy, non-traditional items, but live in the moment. Enjoy, take your family out for that FREEBIE and enjoy each other. Isn’t that what it really is all about? You and your family? Enjoying each other, while being healthy 95% of the time?

You will see, if you teach your children how to be healthy and make nutritional choices, they won’t want ice cream, they want strawberries on top of Greek yogurt with honey or agave nectar!!

Fun Family Events and Freebies for Weekend of April 17, 2010

Posted on 16. Apr, 2010 in Fun, Uncategorized

Earth Day is April 22, 2010.  This weekend there are two major fairs, EarthFair and Walk for Life.

The largest in Southern California, EARTHFAIR 2010.  EarthFair  is on April 18, 2010, 10-5pm in Balboa Park and its FREE.  There are over 400 exhibitors, rides, kids’ activity area, eHome, parade, green shopping, eARTH Gallery, Clean Car concourse and lots of yummy healthy food. 

The second fair is in North County, Walk for Life 5K and Community Health Fair in Oceanside.  This FREE fair is at the Pier from 9 – 5pm. on Sunday, April 18, 2010.  There will be free health screeings, free healthy food, magic, face-painting, kids’ discovery stations and live music. 

Get out and celebrate our planet and learn how to be good to her!

FREEBIES for Tomorrow!!

Posted on 10. Apr, 2010 in Fun

Family Fun and it is FREE on Sunday, April 11, 2010!

First, the Seaport Village Spring Busker Festival.  What is a Busker?  Good question, basically it is a street performer who is able to delight a crowd with funny, exotic and downright amazing tricks.  It is Noon to 5 pm on Sunday.  It is FREE but you have to buy something to validate your parking.

Next is the San Marcos Grand Spring Festival.  There are over 300 vendors, international food, 3 stages, kids’ rides, Taste of San Marcos, Education Avenue. The Festival is located on Via Vera Cruz at San Marcos Blvd. Sunday, April 11, 2010, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Admission & Parking is FREE to public.

Enjoy a Fun Family Sunday. 


FREE Wellness Fair — March 13, 2010 — San Marcos, CA

Posted on 10. Mar, 2010 in For Kids, Fun

The San Marcos Unified School District is holding its 2nd Annual Wellness Policy Fair on Saturday, March 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mission Hills High School. This is a FREE event and open to the public. (more…)

RockIt Mom is partnered with High Tech High – North County

Posted on 02. Mar, 2010 in SOS - Support Our Schools

RockIt Mom is painfully aware of the massive budget cuts to our schools.  To help offset these cuts, RockIt Mom is offerring a partnership with schools.  Check out the passive fundraiser we are holding with the North County campus of  High Tech High.

If you would like to have us help your school, please feel free to contact us at Dana@RockItMom.com.


Posted on 01. Mar, 2010 in Fun

A FREE Health & Lifestyle Event for Women.

If you are in Southern Cal. on March 7, 2010, (1:00-4:00 pm) this is a MUST BE AT EVENT!!

Grab your friends and join us for an informative and fun afternoon designed for you in San Marcos, CA! Over 20 women owned businesses and local vendors will be on hand with product samples/demonstrations and items for purchase. Enjoy complimentary beverages and nibble on appetizers as you check it all out. You can get fitted for the right size bra by Nordstrom, get a new pair of jeans and find summer camps for your kids! Plus, we’ll have door prizes and a goody bag to take home.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Susan B. Komen Foundation.  This event is being sponsored by us, all of us, at ROCKIT MOM.

You can RSVP here by entering a comment or go to our FACEBOOK page, FIRST ANNUAL WOMEN ROCK!!, go to Events and enter your YES I AM COMING response there.  This will be an event you will talk about all year long.  Don’t delay, come on, you know you want to be there!

Family Ideas this week in San Diego

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 in For Kids, Fun

It’s Museum Month!

During the entire month of February 2010, you can pick up a FREE Museum Month Pass at Macy’s to receive half-off admission at 39 San Diego County museums all month long. Guests with a pass may bring up to three people with them to any participating museum to receive half-off, too.