Project 32!

For my birthday last week, I decided I wanted to do something totally different.  I wanted to give this year instead of receive! I decided to do 32 Acts of Kindness! I have to say, it was the BEST way to spend my birthday. It was such a fun and emotional week. Each act of […]

Read More » | December 7, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

30 Day Mom and Dad Challenge!

Are you up for a challenge? At Within Reach Learning Center we focus on learning through a fun environment. We have math classes, reading classes, and writing classes all taught with kids having fun! In addition to learning, we love happy, loving, healthy families! I saw this 30 day challenge for moms, and I thought […]


Math Graduates

Congratulations to our most recent graduates! Mateo, Eryn, and Joey recently graduated to our new, more challenging math level! We are very proud of them.                 Within Reach Learning Center offers reading, math, and writing classes in Mission Viejo.

Read More » | March 7, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Poor Eyesight Can Lead to Bad Grades/Behavior

I recently received a phone call from a parent who was concerned that her normally happy child is resisting going to school. He is usually really excited about school and tutoring at Within Reach Learning Center. So it got me thinking. What would cause him to lose interest. I began researching. It seems like a […]

Read More » | January 11, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Adopt a Family for the Holidays!

Within Reach is partnering with South Orange County Outreach to Adopt a Family for the Holidays. This is a perfect way for your family to give back to those in need this holiday season. Last we surprised a family of 5 with so many goodies and essentials, I cried as we unloaded our car because […]

Read More » | November 15, 2011 | Category: Great news, Uncategorized | Comments: none

Red Ribbon Support: Community Discounts

RED RIBBON WEEK: Community Discounts FREE STUFF AND GREAT DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE TO CHILDREN WEARING RED RIBBON BRACELETS All K-12 students who wear the red elastic wristband – emblazoned with a “Drug use is life abuse” logo – are eligible for the freebies and discounts through October 30th ·       Ballpark Pizza – Choice of 1 large soda […]

Read More » | October 28, 2011 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Helping Your Children in School

I feel that I am very fortunate to be a teacher. As a reading tutor in Mission Viejo, I have a pretty good idea of how to help children learn.   Unfortunately, many parents that I come into contact with, do not know how to help their child in school. I am constantly reminded of this […]

Read More » | October 19, 2011 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Red Ribbon Week Ideas

“COME WITH ME AND BE DRUG FREE” Our community is celebrating Red Ribbon Week this week, so I thought I would come up with some ideas to help you celebrate. DECORATION DAY Place red ribbons and bows all over your community – office buildings, posts, trees, billboards, mailboxes, bicycles, dogs, yourself, spouse, friends, boss, employees, […]

Read More » | October 18, 2011 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

Homework Tips!

Homework should not be a battle. Here are some steps you can take to encourage your elementary-age child to take responsibility for his own homework assignments. Remove distractions – Do homework in a quiet place that does not have distractions. Turn off the TV; don’t expect your child to do homework in a room where […]

Read More » | October 7, 2011 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none

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