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Torrey Pines, An All-Time Local Favorite An eternal explorer, Carmel Valley resident and travel writer Cynthia Dial doesn’t have to travel far for a world-class hiking destination. In quest of travel articles I’ve hiked in some exceptional spots . . . from Maui’s Seven Sacred Pools to British Columbia’s Canadian Rockies to Wilder Kaiser in […]

Why Healthy Social Skills Are Important For most Carmel Valley San Diego parents, their children developing successful friendships is as important as academic dedication, solid morals, and family values.  But as all adults realize, friendships are both complicated and confusing especially for children as most do not understand that friends are anything but perfect and […]

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If you haven’t already made the commitment, its time to make those annual ‘resolutions’ to get your act together.  This is the year to get put those elastic pants away and into another shape besides round.  No more fooling around, get a gut check! You’re gonna make it happen this year.  Sound familiar? For many, […]

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Jimbo’s Product of the Month Jan 2012 As our environment and food become increasingly saturated with pollutants and chemicals, the body’s mechanisms for elimination of toxins can’t keep up with the chemical deluge. The organs involved in detoxification include the intestines, liver, lymphatic system, kidneys, skin, connective tissue, and respiratory system. Tru Cleanse supports these […]

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Can Music Enhance One’s Life? What are the benefits of music and taking private music lessons?  As Carmel Valley parents, this is a question we often ask ourselves.  We live in a community that can offer pretty much everything for our kids.  So many activities, so many sports, so many ways to improve our kids’ […]

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Does your spouse SNORE?  Twenty-three percent of sleep partners sleep in separate rooms due to snoring.  Snoring is the first sign of a medical condition known as “Sleep Apnea,” which can be a serious health problem for individuals. Sleep Apnea occurs when one’s breathing is disrupted during sleep.  Left untreated, it can cause hypertension, diabetes, depression, stroke, […]

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For this inaugural column on The Carmel Valley Life, I’m sharing one of my old high school entries, along with my personal reflections and insights. Personal Boundaries Janet Age 17 I didn’t go to the river with Karen today because John said he’d call, so I was hoping we would have a date. He finally […]

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First off I would like to welcome you all to my first article with The Carmel Valley Life.  I love this site and am excited to share some practical information that I hope everyone can use.  I started Fit N Fun Kids with the hopes of helping many kids and making a positive impact in […]

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World’s Top 10 Best Shopping Cities Inside Scoop from a Globetrotting Pro  For many, a vacation translates to shopping – seeing the sights of the aisles.  To these travelers, urban adventures of the retail persuasion are more appealing than on-the-road lures including sightseeing, night life . . . even beach going. I am one of […]

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Whenever North Shore Girls Softball starts warming up for their season, I began to wonder what my daughter should be doing as a San Diego athlete to prepare.  She is playing Fall Ball for the league, which is a good start.  After all, practice makes perfect.  However, during the time she tucks away her bat during […]

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When you play with your kids, do you let them win?  If your kid is under the age of 10, you should really consider letting your child win.  Children between the ages of 4 and 10, are obsessed with the concepts of winning, losing, and fairness.  After all, growing up means giving up all sorts of childhood […]

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Local optimization along with SEO, SEM and Social Media marketing can play a large role in the search capabilities of any Carmel Valley San Diego business. For mom-and-pop business without the knowledge or capabilities to enact a paid or organic search campaign, submitting ones business to online local directories such as: Google, Yahoo & Bing […]

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