7 ways to get a workout — with a baby

Where to get a workout with your baby in the East Bay

I’ll be honest: when I recovered from childbirth, I was not exactly chomping at the bit to resume a regular exercise habit. Some members of my mom’s group were, however, so I’ll assume that a fair number of women feel this way.

Review: Nit Pixies lice removal salon in Oakland


When my son’s best friend at school was “diagnosed” with lice, an itchy feeling on my head told me we were next.

Park profile: Montclair Park


The Montclair Park is a fantastic park for kids of all ages. They have two sets of swings, one with bucket seats for the little ones, and the other set has regular seats for the bigger kids. There are two playground areas that appear to be for different ages and both are clean. There is […]

Parents’ Guide to Montclair


Juanita Villa is a new contributor to 510families from Montclair. She is the mom to one-year old Lucio and enjoys cooking, sewing, running, yoga, and exploring her neighborhood with her little family. We appreciate Juanita sharing her favorite places today. Our favorite places to eat Montclair Village has many restaurants to choose from but when […]

7 outings for kids in Oakland besides the zoo

Happy Birthday to Oakland's Fenton's Creamery

An Oakland mom shares her favorite destinations.

Oakland resource for babies: Tulip Grove

Tulip Grove is an adorable boutique, restful spot for nursing moms, and headquarters for practical parenting classes in Montclair.

Fun and free family events for East Bay Kids: Earth Day, Easter + Passover edition

Not sure what to do with your family this weekend? Here are our picks…

Kindergarten-ish programs for young fives

Transitional Kindergartens intended to provide an extra year of preschool to children who may need it.

Rookie Moms Challenge #2: Go on a recon mission

Rookie Moms Challenge #2: When the baby is in a good mood (or better, sleeping!), scope out the “safe places” at your local shopping destinations where you can feed and change your baby.


{510} Family Faves: Philippa from Philippa Roberts Jewelry

A reader sent in a tip about Philippa Roberts Jewelry which piqued my interest in the artist, mother, and Piedmont Avenue store owner.

Soccer for little kids

Here’s a round-up of 510 soccer classes, clubs, and clinics for kids. What am I missing?