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Best Places To Do Arts & Crafts For The Whole Family In The South Bay

For families looking to get creative together, the South Bay Area is home to numerous spots where kids and adults alike can get their hands dirty. Here is a list of five of the best places for families to do arts and crafts.

05/01/2015

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Best Spring Festivals In San Francisco

San Francisco pulls out the stops for spring with carnivals, festivals, parades and events that have been running for decades. In the case of Bay to Breakers, that’s literally running for more than a century.

04/27/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In The Bay Area

Physical fitness is of the utmost importance for parents looking to keep up with their little kids. Here are 5 great Bay Area gyms that have the added bonus of taking care of the kids while Mom and Dad work out.

04/24/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In San Francisco

April 23rd is National Picnic Day, and there is no better city than San Francisco to celebrate with an al fresco meal. Pack up the picnic basket and head out to one of San Francisco’s best places to go on a picnic.

04/17/2015

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Best Kids Clothing Stores In The Bay Area

It is easy to find beautiful clothes for kids at high prices, but when reality sets in and cost is a concern don’t give up cuteness and quality for a lower price tag. Smart boutiques and consignment shops offer affordability for Bay Area moms.

04/14/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In San Francisco

With year-round mild weather, outdoor playdates in San Francisco are one of the best ways for both kids and parents alike to socialize and enjoy some fresh air. Grab the kids, some snacks, and friends and head out to one of San Francisco’s best playgrounds for a playdate.

04/03/2015

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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 Family Hikes In The East Bay

East Bay state and regional parks offer loads of opportunities for scenic hikes, picnics and naturalist programs for the whole family to enjoy.

03/20/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In The Bay Area

Read on for some expert tips on staycation activities from Jennifer Chung, co-founder and CEO of Kinsights, a free advice-sharing network for parents.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

Nutrition counselor and educator Kimberley Fielding shares some ideas on how to get kids interested in and excited about eating healthy foods.

03/06/2015

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