This Weekend’s Activities in the Bay Area – May 21st, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is here, and so is our guide to family fun in SF. In addition to the activities below, a few Hooders are putting on some parties of their own. Check out the events tab in the app for more information. Carnaval Festival Carnaval is a two-day event that spans 8 blocks of...
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Where to Get Haircuts for Kids in SF

As adults, we wouldn’t often consider a trip to the salon a traumatic or tear inducing experience (unless it brings back those memories of the homegrown bowl-cut or a choppy DIY bang trim), but we all know that many of our kids think otherwise. Here are a few places in San Francisco that give a...
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This Weekend’s Activities in the Bay Area – May 14th, 2015

3rd on Third: Latin Explosion If you’re looking for something fun and funky this Friday night, you may have just stumbled upon it. Every third Friday, the Bayview Opera House hosts a free community celebration for families. The free event includes a carnival procession, Afro-Brazilian dancers, a playhouse, live painting, live jazz, and craft vendors....
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Parenthoods partners up to give Discounts to SF Parents, and launches Classifieds and Childcare forums

We’ve just released Parenthoods 1.4 with some features we are super excited about: Local Discounts, Classifieds, and a Childcare Forum. Get the new app here! It includes: Local Discounts for ‘Hooders When we launched Parenthoods we didn’t expect how many local businesses wanted to support SF parents too. So we thought that businesses could offer...
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Ask an Expert: Getting Started with Family Biking

Biking is one of the best ways to get around the city. But for many new parents, it can be hard to figure out how to get started riding with a baby, toddler or preschooler. We asked Zack Stender, parent of two, owner of Huckleberry Bicycles and board member of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition...
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This Weekend’s Activities in the Bay Area – May 7th, 2015

Stern Grove on the Road: Mother’s Day Music Festival Feeling stuffed from too much mom’s day brunch? Work it off at this outdoor concert. Enjoy one of the best free all-ages music festivities this Sunday from 11am until 3pm. This mobile pop up music event is in a different location every week, but this week...
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Support Samahope and #HonorYourMom

What do you get on Mother’s Day for the mom who has everything she already needs? Skip the flowers and opt for an inexpensive gift that will change lives. Our partner Samahope is bringing back last year’s successful #HonorYourMom campaign which helps to fund safe births for mothers and children in developing countries. Here’s how...
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Mother’s Day Gifts Moms Really Want

I think it’s fair to say that most of us love being moms, and will always appreciate burnt toast in bed and a bouquet of flowers from our little ones, but sometimes it’s nice to be surprised with something a little extra special to celebrate the one day of the year that’s designated just for...
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This Weekend’s Activities in the Bay Area – Apr 30th, 2015

Cinco de Mayo Festival The annual tradition returns to the Mission District this Saturday. With a tons of live entertainment, yummy food, arts and crafts, and a Kid’s Zone, this is one celebration that will leave a lasting impression. Bring the whole family Saturday from 10am to 6pm to celebrate Mexican heritage. Children’s Day Festival:...
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Mother’s Day Pamper Party – May 9th

Most of our little ones are too young to say thank you for everything their mama does. If they could, they’d probably say: “Thank you for sacrificing so much for me. Your body to carry me for 9 months, your much needed sleep to always get me what I need, and your extensive hours researching schools, toys, diapers,...
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