Looking for Valentine’s Day activities families can enjoy in the East Bay? We are excited to share this round-up of love- and heart-themed activities in February. Have fun! This round-up of Valentine’s Day family craft projects and outings is made possible by our events calendar which includes activities from other organizations. Some errors and changes […]
New foodie mamas group starting February 10 in Oakland. Sign up now! Lindsay told me, “I started the Foodie Mamas group because so many of the moms I work with feel isolated and lonely. I wanted them to have a place to connect in a fun, nurturing way with other women who really get what […]
Babywearing Fitness, co-created by El Sobrante mom Rebecca Band who wanted to work out with her baby, now offers two places in the East Bay to try this innovative exercise class. Babywearing Fitness classes are specifically designed for postpartum women and their babies. The total-body workout fully incorporates the baby (in a carrier) and focuses on […]
The 50 Fund—the legacy fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee—NFL Foundation, and KaBoom! has granted Habitot funds to to transform a 3,600 sq ft parking lot at Adeline and Alcatraz in Berkeley into a giant sandbox to promote active play for children of all ages. SandZone! will be open […]
Birth and Baby Guide for East Bay parents includes where to shop, places to go, + people to know for pregnancy & baby’s first year in the (510).
The stretch of Berkeley’s Hopkins Street from MLK to Monterey is full of kid-friendly goodness. I’m never sure if I should start at the top and work my way down, or down and work my way up. I’ll give you all the good spots from east to west, and let you decide. The North Berkeley […]
We gratefully welcome back Annie Burke, founder of Outside Kids, for today’s post. Most people say that the Bay Area doesn’t have seasons. I disagree. The Bay Area has a dry season (roughly May-October) and a wet season (November-April). There’s the summer fog season and the hot and dry days of September and October. If […]
A couple of weeks ago I was walking home when I saw a package of unopened diapers lying on the sidewalk with a FREE sign. Would you know where to take them?
Thanks to Parenthoods app for partnering with 510Families.com to produce this post (and our pottery painting event of last month). We look forward to more collaborations in the future! There’s a new way to find playdates and heck – a whole parenting tribe – in the East Bay, and it’s in an app called Parenthoods. […]
10 thumbs up. Pile the kids into the station wagon for 6pm drive-in movie showings.
If you’ve got a real Santa enthusiast in your family, you might want to know where else to find the Bearded One. Here are a few opportunities. We’ll update this list throughout the month. Santa’s House in Alameda Santa will be available for paid photos at in Neptune Court near Daiso and Best Lil’ Porkhouse. […]
What’s your favorite place to get a Christmas tree?
It’s the best part of running this website – greeting readers face-to-face – and that’s what we get to do whenever we host a Baby’s Day Out at Brushstrokes Studio in Berkeley. Shannon Nicholls of Fig and Peach photography joined us to snap photos of moms and babies while they made ceramic gifts with footprints. […]
Over the hill and through the tunnel to grandmother’s house Small Talk Family Cafe we go. Ok, not the same ring, and not grandmother’s house, BUT there are muffins. The Small Talk Family Cafe located in Downtown Walnut Creek is a full service coffee bar, cafe, and play space all in one. Grab a coffee (and sip it […]
At first I thought it was only a myth. There are so few drive-through conveniences in the East Bay, that I couldn’t imagine a drive-through Starbucks could sneak into our fair area code. Then, I hunted for it only to come up short. Twice. (First I didn’t go far enough, then too far.)