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Backpack picks for a new school year

this post contains affiliate links. When I started to write this post, deal-of-the-day site Zulily had a bunch of backpacks with great patterns and even …

Mr Mopps bookstore in Berkeley

Mr. Mopps Children’s bookstore is lovely

North Berkeley has a fantastic children’s bookstore near the intersection of Rose and MLK, near Fatapple’s, but if you’re not paying attention, you could miss it: Mr. Mopps Children’s Books!

Bistro at The American Girl Store in Palo Alto

A visit to the Palo Alto American Girl Store

There is a new American Girl store in Palo Alto!  Is it worth the drive for (510) folks?  The previously used exclamation mark is your …

Lose yourself at Emeryville's IKEA

Lose yourself at IKEA

The Emeryville monster store, Ikea, is a colorful and fascinating place for a child (just make sure you don’t have too much on your shopping list!). Take advantage of the little-known family parking lot past the big parking structure and back toward the store.

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 …

{510} Family Faves: Randy and Fred

Randy Brewer is the owner of Convert and Convert Shoes, two shops on Berkeley’s Fourth Street that focus on affordable eco-friendly fashion. He and his …

You read the site — now get the t-shirt!

T-shirts for sale! T-shirts for sale! Last week I posted our {510} tshirts in an online store so that you can order them at your …

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 …

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