Best Places to Picnic in SF for Labor Day

While most areas of the country see Labor Day as the end of summer, we here in San Francisco know that it’s just the beginning. So buy a fancy picnic basket at a deep off-season discount, spread out your blanket, and let the kids run wild at these city picnic spots. Most of these suggestions...
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Parenthoods Member Discounts – music class, baby proofing, and more

Didn’t you say you were looking for a family-friendly getaway? A music class to dance-it-up with your babe? Or a service that would come and baby-proof your home? We thought so! This month’s Parenthoods-exclusive discounts bring you these things, and more. Check them all out in the Resources tab! Install the latest or Open the...
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The Best Music Classes for Babies and Kids in SF

When my daughter was 2 weeks old, I signed her up for a music class. For my several-hundred dollar price, I got to sit on the floor spilling out of my jeans and singing songs by myself while she slept for eight weeks in a row. She will never remember that time, but it gave...
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Sunday Brunch with the Kids (with Playgrounds Nearby)

You’re at your favorite brunch place. It’s Sunday morning at 10 am… you know what that means: a line wrapping around the block. If there’s one thing San Franciscans don’t mind waiting in line for, it’s brunch. It’s almost like the standing-in-line part is part of the brunch experience. You know who doesn’t like to...
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Preschool Primer: A Preschool Informational Evening

Parenthoods is partnering with Nurturelist to bring you an informational evening to learn about different preschool programs, as well as the application process. This Preschool Primer is facilitated by a panel of experts and admissions directors from top SF preschools. The best part, Parenthoods members get VIP access, which includes early access and a free 20 minute phone consultation...
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This Weekend’s Activities in the Bay Area – Aug 13th, 2015

Baby Loves Disco at the Zoo Head to the SF Zoo for an afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by DJs, blending classic disco tunes from the ’70s and ’80s with today’s hottest music. This party is on Saturday and Sunday, August 15th and 16th from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Free with zoo admission. Duboce...
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4 Steps to Teaching Through Observation

Raising a child in the city has it’s benefits, but I often think my daughter is missing experiences that I had as a child growing up in the South African suburbs, where the houses were spread out, and there were jungles between them. My siblings and I would leave the house on a Saturday morning...
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Parenthoods Family Restaurant Day #3 with Green Chile Kitchen

Parenthoods is parenting up with restaurants to offer deals for ‘Hooders around designated family times. A great way to spice up your routine and meet your fellow ‘Hooders. This month we’re partnering with our friends at Green Chile Kitchen. Most of you are familiar with their lunch and dinner. Well they’re also open for brunch and they...
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6 Tips for Traveling Alone with Baby or Toddler

Kate Artibee, resident of Brooklyn, NY and Oakland, CA, and owner of Sanctuary Pilates® in Manhattan is a bi-coastal mama, who travels from coast to coast with her toddler on a monthly basis. She’s put together a handful of great tips for those of us who have to tackle travel alone with baby. 1) Bring...
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This Weekend’s Activities in the Bay Area – Jul 30th, 2015

If you’re feeling crafty, take the family to make some lanterns. You can also treat the clan to a free circus, or to the street fair at Japantown. Circus Bella If you missed last weekend’s circus acts, you get a second chance this weekend. On Saturday at 1:00pm join fans of trapeze, slapstick, contortion, juggling,...
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