Motherhood. It’s simply the most difficult job you will ever have, but the benefits last a lifetime. Turn your village into a mommy network filled with valuable resources and routine busters. Here are the best places for moms to meet in San Francisco.
San Francisco Parents of Multiples
P.O. Box 2545
San Francisco, CA 94126
Twice the pleasure, twice the fun, ten times the need for outreach. Widely known throughout the Bay Area for its fabulous consignment sales, Moms of multiples gathers the kids for regular playgroups and social interaction. Providing a wonderful resource list to all members, the organization goes the extra step and delivers hot meals to new parents.
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With social events that include tea at the Ritz, cooking classes, cake decorating and the annual mom’s weekend away, some women might fake motherhood just to gain the perks. The San Mateo Mothers Club likes to keep its adult social program fresh and exciting revolving activities around a variety of themes including scrapbooking playgroups and recipe clubs providing perfect opportunities for women to get together, in addition to the community outreach projects the organization lines itself up with.
Being a new mom can feel isolating, so schedule those playdates for yourself and your little one by joining one of the many outings MOMS Club arranges, including days in the park, cardio busting stroller walks, knitting and book groups, and sanity saving Mom’s Night Out. Monthly meetings cover an assortment of topics from nutrition to back to school.
Hours: Mon to Fri – 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Sat – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Sun – 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Congratulations. Your little bundle of joy arrived and now six weeks later you’re looking to strengthen, tighten and shed the little bundle that has accumulated around your core. Mom & Baby Fitness and Yoga will have everyone’s toes in the air with fun and engaging classes for all fitness levels.
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Hours: Mon to Sat – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sun – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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Sometimes only a mother can understand, and The Tulip Grove features several supportive groups for moms offering meditation, compassion and a nurturing environment where open discussion is welcome and friends are made. Check out this group of you are looking for friendship and support from other mothers.
Robyn Chelsea-Seifert is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. Her work has appeared in The Miami Herald, Creem, Hit Parader, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel and International Musician. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.