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 and She lives in Berkeley with her husband and their two children. (On Google)

Asian Art Museum: Family Fun Days


We are grateful to have The Asian Art Museum as a sponsor of The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco has lots of kid-friendly programming coming up. Family Fun Day is Sunday, October 18, and the galleries will be especially welcoming to children, inviting them to take a closer look at the art. Family […]

Kids eat FREE on Tuesdays at IKEA in Emeryville


Last year I wrote about why IKEA is so family-friendly on Rookie Moms, and readers were in serious agreement. One thing people like about the giant furniture retailer is the store’s cafe where the food is kid-friendly and ridiculously inexpensive. The cafe is a cafeteria-style layout, and preschoolers will love selecting a metal tray pusher to […]

East Bay deals for National Coffee Day

Coffee Day Deals

Tuesday, September 29 is National Coffee Day. So yes, you’ll see a lot of coffee on Facebook and Instagram from your friends who like to honor these “holidays” which seem more like “marketing days”, but let’s just take advantage, shall we? Three places to grab National Coffee Day deals in the 510 are:  Whole Foods […]