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Top Bay Area Resources For Twins, Triplets And More

November 5, 2010 12:15 PM

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Having twins or more can mean you are short on time, money, energy, sleep…help is sorely needed. In the San Francisco Bay Area, twins and higher order multiples seem to abound. Luckily, there are some great resources for us parents of multiples, right in our own backyards, including twins clubs and parents of multiples clubs, huge garage sales where you can buy equipment and clothes for two or more, fenced parks to prevent your toddlers trying to escape in opposite directions, and family memberships to entertain the troops while saving on your budget.

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Gemini Crickets Parents of Multiples of Silicon Valley

PO Box 10305
San Jose, California 95157
Gemini Crickets Parents of Multiples of Silicon Valley

Gemini Crickets Parents of Multiples of Silicon Valley serves families in the South Bay, including San Jose and the surrounding areas, holding monthly new and expectant parent meetings, semi-annual garage sales and all kinds of social and support events. Their club blog, Mad About Multiples (www.madaboutmultiples.com), is a fun and enlightening read.

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Mid-Peninsula Parents of Multiples (MPPOM)

P.O. Box 2182
Menlo Park, CA 94026
(650) 599-2022
Mid-Peninsula Parents of Multiples

MPPOM is for twins in the Peninsula area of the Bay Area, including Menlo Park and Palo Alto. This club has many resources, including some specialty programs like their Premie Closet, Bedrest Program and “Helping Hands” philanthropy program for financially needy families with multiples.

San Francisco Parents of Multiples

P.O. Box 460955
San Francisco, CA 94146
415.440.TWIN
San Francisco Parents of Multiples

The largest San Francisco group for parents of two or three or more. Borrow Halloween or snow clothes and share the wealth.

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Twins By the Bay

6114 La Salle Ave., No. 738
Oakland, CA 94611
510-698-6229
Twins By the Bay

This East Bay twins club covers Oakland and Berkeley, providing support and organizing an annual fun day for twins at Children’s Fairyland in Oakland.

Outrageous Outgrowns

PO Box 53311
San Jose, CA 95153
408-391-5909
Outrageous Outgrowns

A major garage sale that is not associated with the twins or multiples clubs, but has great deals for parents buying two or more of baby and kid items is Outrageous Outgrowns. You can buy or sell at their semi-annual events.


Campbell Park

Corner of Gilman and Campbell Avenues in Campbell
Campbell Park

Fences are your friend when you have multiples. Make a day of it on Sundays – head to the Campbell Farmer’s Market and then take the kids to play in the enclosed toddler area at this downtown Campbell park.


Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 298-5437
Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

The yearly family membership of $120 covers two adults and all of their children under the age of 18, so it doesn’t matter how many kids you have. Young twins will love the Wonder Cabinet for kids aged 4 and under. An enclosed area to play, read and create in, your multiples can explore this area over and over again.

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