Volunteering with kids doesn’t have to be hard. Plant a tree, donate diapers, make a super hero cape, pick up litter, collect books, cut your hair…
One of our favorite family photographers, Melissa from Icarian, is offering Capturing Childhood photo workshops to find the art in everyday experiences.
Apple-picking keeps getting trickier. Here are a few U-pick options and Bay Area apple orchards that’ll do the work for you. Always, call first!
If you’ve just moved to Berkeley, Oakland, or some other part of the East Bay, let us welcome with links to resources, outings and activities for kids.
Receive $50 for a one-hour interview to help Cal improve parenting information through its UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
Uh oh. Camp season is over but school hasn’t started everywhere. Some of these day camps go past mid-August, some into September. Hooray!
Driving I-5 down the center of California is a fairly joyless journey. I offer some tips, restaurants & diversions for enduring a day in the car with kids.
Top kid-friendly Berkeley patio restaurants with outdoor seating where the noises disappear and the crumbs bounce away. Gourmet Ghetto through Elmwood.
Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
Father’s Day is June 18; here are some fabulous ideas for treating, entertaining, and otherwise celebrating Dad.
Jenny Berggren is a librarian and parent living in Alameda, CA. I am sharing an excerpt from her fantastic Solidarity Sundays rad kids reading list.
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
Activities, places to eat, and treats for Mother’s Day in Oakland and surrounding communities, Berkeley, Albany, Alameda.
UC Berkeley campus at the Recreation building is an administrative desk that processes US passport applications including taking your photo.
Our family of 5 has been living car-free in the East Bay for 5 years. And we love it. Here’s how we do it in our neighborhood.