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)

Introducing independent school EBI: A bilingual education opportunity for East Bay kids

EBI, private bilingual school - Oakland

Known locally as EBI, private school Escuela Bilingüe Internacional is our sponsor today. Offering a Spanish bilingual education with an international spirit to Pre-K through 8th graders, EBI is located at two East Bay campuses. Pre-K through first grade are in Rockridge, while second through 8th grade are in Emeryville. The language teaching model and the International Baccalaureate […]

Berkeley Playhouse run of Avenue Q includes a kid-friendly experience

Berkeley Playhouse - Kids Program

Berkeley Playhouse is presenting the R-rated Broadway show, Avenue Q, from September 17 to October 11. The show’s theme is the transition to adulthood and the realization that the real world is different from the simplified version of life that we all learned about from children’s television programming. While the show features adult language, sexual […]

How to buy a car in the East Bay:


Thanks to Roadster  for being a sponsor of Whether you live in Fremont or Albany or take BART to the City for the work week, most 510 families need at least one car.  We, the publishers of this site, have both been inspired to buy new cars at various milestones: expecting a first baby; […]

Jewish High Holiday celebrations for East Bay Kids

Apples and honey for the Jewish New Year

This Jewish High Holiday Guide for East Bay families is sponsored by the Jewish Federation and The Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay. As Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot approach, we have gotten our hands on a rich number of events for family-friendly celebration and learning. Rosh Hashana activities for kids The High […]