Field trip: Farm day in Brentwood
I took the kids to an awesome pick your own farm and pumpkin patch out in Brentwood that I totally recommend!
New mom challenge: Find a family-friendly pub
Looking for a place to meet your kid-free friends with your little sidekick? Here are eight bars and pubs that might fit the bill.
5 East Bay outdoor birthday party ideas
I’ve put together a list of five options for outdoor birthday parties that are super fun and let kids run their ya-yas out around the East Bay.
Berkeley’s Off the Grid with a kid
El Cerrito mom, Sunny McKay, thinks that Off the Grid with a kid is a great idea! Here are her tips.
Six Flags: Is it worth it?
Part zoo, part theme park, the park offers a surprising number attractions that suited my young kids.
Homeroom: Temescal Mac & Cheese Restaurant
Temescal’s popular mac and cheese restaurant, Homeroom, has the classics with a few extra touches that make it great for kids and parents alike. Outdoor seating, too!
Berkeley independent toy store, Mr. Mopps, is delightful
Mr Mopps independent toy store is a gem in Berkeley.
Birthday party entertainment: Fur, Scales and Tails
When I heard about Tracy Hill “the animal guy” and his performance at birthday parties, I knew I should share.
(510) Family Faves: Maury in Alameda
Maury is the mom of two energetic boys — one toddler, one kindergartner — and she sent me an awesome list of Alameda-centric fun and with an excellent half-day…
New Kid in Town: Little Star Pizza
The third location of Little Star Pizza has been open on Solano Avenue since mid-summer, and until we went there over the weekend, I had no idea how family-friendly the place would be.