Peninsula Family & Pets

Dog adoption fair in San Francisco  (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Places to Celebrate National Pet Month In The Bay Area

National Pet Month promotes the benefits of pet ownership for both pets and people, highlights adoption and raises awareness about service animals. The Bay Area pet has a rich pet scene, including groomers, vets, dog walkers, foster caregivers, humane shelters, and service dog trainers.

05/22/2015

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Best Dog Runs In The Bay Area

With never-ending beautiful weather, the Bay Area is the perfect home to a multitude of fantastic dog parks. Here is a list of five of the best around the Bay.

03/27/2015

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Best Places For Ice Skating On The Peninsula

Forget the mild California winter weather, ice skating fits right in to some of the Bay Area’s favorite sports.

12/25/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

With a successful first year under their belts, owners Hope and Pete Colling are delighted to have brought their dream to life: a quaint little neighborhood shop where they mingle with customers and display their made-with-love items. Here are some Thanksgiving craft ideas from the experts.

11/21/2014

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How To Bring Your Pets On Your Vacation

Instead of finding someone to watch your pets while you are on vacation, make plans to take your pet along with you the next time you travel.

10/28/2014

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Best Corn Mazes In The Bay Area

Despite the drought, Bay Area corn mazes are plentiful. Here is a list of five corn mazes where the whole family will have fall fun.

10/17/2014

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Tips On Safely Trick Or Treating This Halloween

Keep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.

10/07/2014

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Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In The Bay Area

The Bay Area has numerous opportunities for kids to participate in sports, learn or increase their athletic skills and get into tip-top shape while having fun and making new friends through teamwork.

09/12/2014

Sculpture Garden, deYoung Museum (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Art Exhibits For Kids In The Bay Area

After talking to a little gathering of Bay Area kids at their summer camp about their favorite art exhibits, these are their current top choices.

09/08/2014

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Tips For Traveling With Picky Eaters

It is still possible to plan a vacation even with the pickiest of eaters. It just may take a little planning, patience and time working with your child to find something that will work while on vacation.

09/05/2014

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