See you at Cal Day?

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There really is something for everyone as UC Berkeley, AKA Cal, opens its doors to the families of the East Bay for Cal Day. My husband and fourth grader have their eyes on auditing another physics class while my second grader and toddler want to run around the grounds making slime and looking for doggies and birdies […]

Berkeley birthday party venue: We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym

We Rock the Spectrum Birthday party: Berkeley venue

We recently celebrated my son’s eighth birthday with a party at Berkeley’s We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym. It was pretty stress-free and high fun for my energetic kids, so I vote it a success. The play space itself is a continuously evolving environment of swings, zipline, two trampolines with basketball hoops (limit 2 kids […]

Classes for Preschoolers, Toddlers & Babies in the East Bay

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We’ve compiled a list of East Bay parent and tot classes throughout Oakland, Berkeley and the greater {510} area for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Pick a category or browse our whole list. If your favorite class for kids age 0-5 is missing, share it in the comments.  Music| Dance & Yoga | Play & Learn | Art | Science | Team Sports | […]

Parents Guide to the Gilman District in Berkeley

Parents Guide to Berkeley's Gilman District

Affectionately named the Gilman District in Berkeley, Gilman Street between the freeway and San Pablo Avenue has exploded over the past year in terms of awesomeness for families with lots of great places to eat, shop, and play. I listed my picks roughly from West to East in each category. Where to play: Golden Gate Fields. […]