Family & Pets

Matt Walker of the USA competes during the ski slopestyle portion of the Alli Dew Tour on February 20th, 2009 at Northstar Resort in Truckee, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near The Bay Area

Skiing can be the perfect combination of fun, fitness and family. Pack up the cold weather gear and the little ones and head out for a day at one of these five best ski slopes for kids near the Bay Area.

02/13/2015

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‘Still Alice’ Draws Awareness To Alzheimer’s

“The story brings the viewer along the difficult journey that Alice must endure as she falls further into dementia – as she loses touch with her wit and intelligence and slips away into a state of confusion.”

02/12/2015

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Is There Arsenic In That Rice Cereal You’re Feeding Your Baby?

Generations of moms in my family have sworn by mixing a tablespoon of rice cereal into a baby’s breast milk before bed to…

02/11/2015

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Why My Toddler Has A Credit Card

Over the years, I’ve interviewed identity theft victims, security experts, and even convicted ID thieves for far too many news stories on the topic…

02/10/2015

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About ‘NewsMom’

Journalists tend to ask questions that others might not. We also have an ethical obligation to investigate both sides of any story. So, when I found out that I was…

02/10/2015

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Call The ‘Sitter! Valentine Date Ideas For Awesome Parents In The North Bay

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for parents to spend quality romantic time together without the kids. Here is a list of five of the North Bay’s best Valentine’s Day dates for parents.

02/06/2015

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5 Helpful Tips For A Long Life

Want to live a healthy and happy life for decades to come? David B. Angus, MD, author of “A Short Guide To A Long Life,” has five tips to have you living well for years to come.

02/02/2015

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: After-School Activity Ideas

Read on for some after-school activity ideas from the co-founder of Sprout SF and the chief connector of Reso, Rachel Styne.

01/30/2015

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Marin Family Whose Leukemic Child Can’t Vaccinate Asks School To Require Immunization

A six-year-old boy in Marin County who’s been fighting cancer most of his life is facing a new threat to his health his family says he shouldn’t have to worry about. 

01/28/2015

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‘Who’s Your Daddy’ DNA Program May Make Shelter Dogs More Adoptable

Some people on the hunt for a new pet are willing to shell out big bucks for designer breed dogs like Labradoodles, Maltipoos and Puggles. To keep up with the trend, DNA tests are helping the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA to invent their own breeds in order to get their mutts adopted.

01/28/2015