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Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch Visit 2021

By Westside Mommy contributor Claudia S. We had so much fun visiting Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch last Thursday. Although this is not our first time, it was my youngest child’s first time in a pumpkin patch! She did not know what to expect but, both kids enjoyed the activities offered. Our favorites included: Mr. Bones’ […]

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The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for Kids

My niece loves all things Harry Potter, so when I was given an advance reading copy of The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for Kids by Alana Al-Hatlani, I knew she would be thrilled to check it out. Not only does she love the Harry Potter book and movie series, but she also loves to cook. Q+A […]

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Disney ‘Spin’ movie review

On Tuesday, August 10th, Jiya attended an advance drive-in screening event of Disney’s movie ‘Spin’ in Santa Monica. She contributes the following for WestsideMommy.com : Synopsis: ‘Spin’ is the story of an Indian American teen who chances upon her talent for creating DJ mixes. She discovers that she has a natural gift for creating beats […]

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Space Jam: A New Legacy

Westside Mommy contributor Claudia Segoviano attended this event and reports from Los Angeles. This past Sunday, my son and I had the opportunity to watch Space Jam: a New Legacy. About Space Jam: A New Legacy After 25 years, the Loon Squad returns to help the basketball star LeBron James beat the Goon Squad in […]

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Our favorite exhibits at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Right before the end of the school year, we visited the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach! I was so happy it opened after restrictions lifted because it’s such a great place to take kids. My youngest is now two, so she can really enjoy the sights. My oldest is eight can appreciate the […]

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The Lego Movie World – a new land at Legoland California

On Thursday, May 27th, 2021, Legoland California premiered it’s new land, THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD, to the public. We were invited as guests to experience it firsthand. The Lego Movie World is located in the former “Lego Friends” area of the park and brings the characters to life from the hit movies: The LEGO® Movie™ and […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day Early with Teleflora at Santa Monica Place, May 1st

I’m so used to Mother’s Day landing on a two-digit day, but this year it lands on May 9th! I never fully appreciated everything my mother did for me until I became a mother. Boy, it is A LOT. This year, I’m getting a little help from Teleflora to celebrate her with a beautiful bouquet. […]

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Free Admission to health care workers and first responders at The Petersen Museum

Starting this Thursday, March 25th, 2021, The Petersen Automotive Museum will offer free admission to health care workers and first responders through the end of the calendar year. This coincides with their re-opening to the public. During the closure, the Petersen virtually launched three exhibits so this will be the first time the public can […]

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Jurassic Quest Review

This post was written for WestsideMommy.com by contributors Aya and Nickie Quan. They visited the Jurassic Quest experience at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Jurassic Quest was an educational and fun adventure! I was pleasantly surprised how well orchestrated the audio recording and the drive thru of the land of the dinosaurs synced. The tour […]

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Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru Experience comes to SoCal Jan 1st

The Jurassic Quest Drive Thru, the nation’s largest touring dinosaur exhibit, will migrate to four Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego-adjacent destinations after welcoming legions of guests to sold-out weekends across the country:  DATES Del Mar Fairgrounds near San Diego: Jan. 1-10  Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena: Jan. 15-31  OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa: Feb. […]