Family & Pets

Chef Adriana Almazan Lahl and her book published in 2013

Ask A Bay Area Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or Less

School days are almost here, and with that come the everyday need for school lunches. Parents with time restraints and limited ideas can give a sigh of relief. Kid friendly, easy to whip up lunches are here, thanks to a Bay Area chef who creates recipes for the San Francisco Unified School District.

08/28/2015

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Best Places To Buy Shoes For Kids In San Francisco

Find quality footwear and a personalized fit on shoes for children for all occasions. Specialized children’s shoe stores are fewer in number than mega-stores, but professionals will repeat their advice that the proper fit is important for the fast-growing years.

08/25/2015

Johanna Quaas, the oldest active gymnast in the world (credit: WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In San Francisco

With no shortage of weekend fun to be found in the City by the Bay, senior citizens have a wide variety of options to get out and about in San Francisco. With everything from walking tours that accommodate the more able-bodied to a stroll through a foodie’s paradise, here is a compilation of some of the best San Francisco has to offer.

08/21/2015

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5 Day Trips Before The Kids Go Back To School

Head in any direction; Bay Area kids are lucky to have ocean beaches and redwood forests, marine life and verdant valleys, parks and peaks all within minutes. Choose from plenty of adventures in San Francisco and the Bay Area made with kids in mind.

08/15/2015

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Tips For House Training Your Dog

Rocket Dog Rescue, a San Francisco Bay Area volunteer organization, has saved thousands of dogs. Sometimes these puppies need house training from day one, while other animals have had a rough start in life. House training experts are happy to help produce happy dogs with happy owners.

08/14/2015

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Tips On How To Travel With Your Pet

Sometimes it is fun to hit the open road or go on vacation with the family pet. There are so many things to see and do that can be more exciting if you bring the family pet with. Just make sure you are careful and prepared to travel with your pet.

08/11/2015

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Best Family Activities In San Francisco To Do Before The Summer Ends

With lazy summer days coming to an end, many families are looking for ways to enjoy the end of the season. Here are five end of summer activities perfect for the whole family.

08/07/2015

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Japantown San Francisco: A Neighborhood Guide

A practical guide to San Francisco’s Japantown…

08/01/2015

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Babysitter searching based on matching has moved into the 21st century, along with online dating and job postings. UrbanSitter has provided some tips for parents on how to find the best babysitters.

07/31/2015

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Best Toddler-Friendly Activities In The North Bay

Families love the North Bay, where there’s lots to do for toddlers and pre-schoolers. Some of the best times can be the simplest, and Golden Gate Bridge views are pretty awesome, too.

07/24/2015

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