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Back-to-school checklist

Back-to-school prep in the East Bay: hair, shoes, backpack, lunchbox, clothes, what else do you need?

Berkeley kids clothing resale favorite: Grove Street Kids

At Grove Street Kids in Berkeley, the clothing is as well merchandised as I've ever seen in a used clothing store.

Lauren's Closet resale in Alameda

Alameda resale: Lauren’s Closet + Toy Safari

This post is part of a series of consignment shops I visited trying to find terrific kid clothing bargains in the East Bay. Today’s resale ...
Easy fabric projects for moms

New mom challenge: Visit the fabric store

Visit a fabric store with your baby awake and spend a naptime on one of these easy projects: play blanket, swaddle blanket, or carrier!

Comics and literacy, discover the connection

Jessica Lee, Teacher Librarian at Willard Middle School highly recommends this program for all parents: Reading with Pictures: Comics and Literacy Tuesday June 4th, 6:00pm ...

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.

Where to donate used kids’ stuff

We appreciate this guest post by Berkeley mom, Jennifer Pesetsky. She founded KinderCycle (which is now under new ownership)! Jennifer blogs at For Hanukkah ...

Great gift for little book lovers

Cool gift for a limited time! Turn your children’s book into a personalized keepsake by adding the author’s autograph. Together with Jim Averbeck, Gianna Marino, ...

How To: Dinner and a Movie

Ever since going on a date with my husband has carried an extra $15 per hour expense (that’s for the babysitter, for those of you ...

Reader tip: Transition back to school

Here’s a tip from Elizabeth Sautter, Director of Communication Works, that we use in my own house! This sign was created with my 7 year-old ...

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