A stroll through the Edible Schoolyard garden is an ideal way to entertain visiting grandparents and small kids at the same time. Situated behind Hopkins Park and the King track…
I took my barely two-year old to Habitot recently and he had the best Special Mommy Date ever! If you’ve never been to Berkeley’s underground treasure of a kids’ museum, let me show you a few highlights. A few of our favorite things: Straight ahead to gross motor creativity. The main exhibit rotates to keep things […]
Who & What Tim Oliver Swimming in the Oakland Hills offers drop-in swim lessons for children 3 months to 3 years in a lovely but crowded outdoor pool. During inclement weather, the pool is enclosed with a weatherproof dome to allow the lessons to continue. Class format Show up with your baby or young toddler […]
Oakland parent and author Katrina Alcorn will be reading and discussing her book MAXED OUT: American Moms on the Brink at Books, Inc on 4th Street in Berkeley on Tuesday 9/3 at 7pm. This book came to be when Alcorn wondered how a woman like herself, with a loving husband, a supportive boss, three healthy […]
We challenge you to accomplish these five outings with your baby in tow.
Join Doulaville Birth Services to learn about local childbirth options including up to date research on maternity services that promote the best outcomes for you and baby in these completely free mini-classes. RSVP recommended. Read detailed class descriptions at http://www.sf.doulaville.com/family-education.html. May 15 – Enriching Pregnancy June 19 – Postpartum Pampering July 17 – So This […]
My friend, Carla, recently moved to Oakland with her little girl and they’ve been spreading a little sunshine as they move through our community. This project was spawned as part of a Keep Austin Weird idea but I think it works perfectly for our quirky corner of the world. I love her spirit and I […]
Happy Birthday to you, Habitot! Since opening 15 years ago in 1998, Habitot children’s museum in downtown Berkeley has welcomed almost 1,000,000 visitors. On Saturday, they invite the public to a 15th anniversary celebration in the form of a Quinceañera-themed day. Local children’s songleader Mariela Herrera will perform in Spanish and English at 10:30 am, […]