Along with co-founder Heather Flett, Whitney is the co-author of The Rookie Mom's Handbook, Stuff Every Mom Should Know, and the publisher of 510Families.com and RookieMoms.com. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and their two children. (On Google)

Rookie’s Guide to kids baseball in the East Bay

Little League and Baseball Resources for East Bay Kids

If you’re thinking you’d like to give your child the opportunity to play baseball, but don’t know how to get started, keep reading. We’ll walk you through the things East Bay parents need to know, step by step. (See what I did there?) Play ball Learning to throw and catch requires practice. The first step […]

Ticket Alert: There’s No Business Like Shoe Business

East Bay Children's Theatre production

My son and mom and I attended the last production from this theater group, an updated Jack and the Beanstalk, and were completely entertained and impressed by the clever lyrics and script. This year’s production, There’s No Business Like Shoe Business, has been authored by the same writer-composer, Ron Lytle. I’m guessing Lytle’s new take […]

Worth the drive: Heather Farm Park and Playground in Walnut Creek

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The unique feature of the Heather Farm playground in Walnut Creek is a set of artificial-turf covered mounds that children can slide down on sheets of cardboard. The park is a great destination for all ages. From a stroller-friendly walk around the pond to a well-placed bench for grandparents to sit, it has a lot […]