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West Portal Playground

Explore West Portal-landia

Slices of $6 toast got you down? Then head over to West Portal, a quirky little SF hood with a charming main drag and an old school vibe.

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Required Reading: Yummy Supper: 100 Fresh, Luscious & Honest Recipes from a Gluten-Free Omnivore

Healthy Little Helpers: Fun, Easy Ways to Keep Your Resolutions Going Strong

From premade dinners packed with super foods to an app that encourages kids eat better, six ideas to help you stick to your resolutions just a little bit longer.

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Hot Tickets: 3 Exhibitions to See NOW

Think your little one would like to peek under the hood of a real race car or step inside a beekeeper’s suit? Then you must check these out!

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Check it Out! Secrets of the San Francisco Public Library

You knew your library card was good for books, but what about music, online games, tutoring help and even access to the Exploratorium and the Cal Academy?

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Party Like it’s 1915: The Return of the World’s Fair!

San Francisco is rebooting the World’s Fair for 2015, and this weekend you’re invited to step into a stage coach and strum along to a 300-person ukulele jam.

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For Mini Music Makers: Little Mission Studio

This new music school can teach your little one how to carry a tune, master the scales and get comfortable with an instrument.

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Beyond Soccer: Sporty Alternatives for Kids

If your kiddo has little interest in balls, bathing suits or team sports, the Bay Area has an abundance of alternatives to the usual youth sports fare.

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Chinatown Mural

Dim Sum & Dragons: A Guide to a Day in Chinatown

Strictly for tourists, you say? Forget it, parents: It’s Chinatown. Here are 11 easy ideas for enjoying this vibrant neighborhood with kids.

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Tomatina Spaghetti

Just Opened: Tomatina in San Mateo

Hit up this hot new Italian spot in San Mateo, where the little pasta and pizza lovers will be in heaven, and moms and dads will leave satisfied as well.

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Move Over Willy Wonka: Best Bay Area Food Tours

Here are several kid-friendly food tours that your little epicureans will love. And unlike Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, don’t worry about finding your Golden Ticket—just come on in.

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Local Insta-Moms and Dads to Follow

Instagram is a window into the lives of others, a selfie-reflection of how people spend their days (or how they’ve styled their days to look). For those of us with kids, Instagram can be a way to see how other…

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Your Alameda Adventure Guide

With miles of beautiful coastline, hill-free streets ideal for biking, and an abundance of all-ages venues, Alameda is a haven for families.

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Baby Weights: Where to Workout with Your Babe

From stroller runs to Pilates classes were your babe plays counterweight, there are plenty of local workout options for parents with kids in tow.

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The Podolls

Burlingame: A Booming Kid-Friendly Borough

From dependable family ‘hood to the next Peninsula hotspot—see what this stylish nabe has to offer those who haven’t been in a while.

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They’ll Spot You: Gyms with Childcare

Break a sweat and get a little break from the babe by working out at one of the many Bay Area gyms that offer childcare.

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