North State Parent

North State Parent

North State Parent is a free monthly publication that circulates within five California counties: Butte, Glenn, Shasta, Southern Siskiyou and Tehama. Our pages are filled with family-oriented places to go, services and products geared for women and things to do; a focus on parenting, community, health, education, teens, youth, and much more.


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    Famous Artists Program at Turtle Bay Exploration Park

    The Famous Artists Program (formerly the Art Docent Program) is designed to serve as a supplement to a kindergarten through eighth grade art program. It complies with the California and National Visual Arts Standards and is used by well over a 100 schools in and outside of California. Its focus is to open a door into the wonderful world created by … [Read more...]

    August 2011

    [related-posts] On the Cover: Reed is a fourth grader at Sierra View. He enjoys playing basketball and baseball. He also plays football for the Jaguars. Reed is enjoying his summer boating and spending time with friends and family. Photography: Lisa Tosi Photography: Your Life - Your Style - Your Story. Specializing in a modern approach to … [Read more...]

    July 2011

    On the Cover: Deven and Josselyn Carter enjoy spontaneous bike rides along many North State bike trails with their three children Ruby, age 4, Lucy, age 2, and little Miles, 8 months. Photography: Firefly Mobile Studios creates fresh and vibrant images that allow you and your loved ones to to shine. See their beautiful work online at … [Read more...]

    June 2011

    [related-posts] On the Cover: Raquel Gonzales, and her mother Dawn. Raquel is a student at Pleasant Valley High School in Chico, and is a safe and trustworthy driver. Photography: Avalon Studio. Avalon specializes in CUSTOMER SERVICE first and foremost, and they also produce beautiful Senior and Family Portraits.Their Studio and Portrait Park … [Read more...]

    “How A Bike Would Change My Life” Student Essay Contest Winner

    My name is Celena Romero and I am a 6th Grader at Shasta Lake School. My Mom does not drive and it makes it really hard on me as I am in band at school and I also stay after school for tutoring in Math. I have been trying to save for a bicycle for a long time but never got enough together because I try to help my Mother with some bills. I have 2 … [Read more...]

    Teen Drivers Don’t Have to Drive You Crazy

    Getting a driver’s license is a major milestone most teens look forward to, but many parents approach this day with trepidation. As the mother of a teenage driver, I have spent many hours in the passenger seat tapping my “pretend brake” and squeezing the armrest. Lucky for us, we found great driving instructors. When it came time for my daughter … [Read more...]

    May 2011

    On the Cover: Whitewater Guide Leslie LeBaron encourages her raft of Kidder Creek campers as they navigate a rapid on the Klamath River. Kidder Creek Camp, in the shadow of majestic Mt. Shasta, offers many adventurous expeditions in addition to whitewater rafting, including rock climbing, mountain biking and backpacking. Photography: John … [Read more...]