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Wake and Bake: Best Weekend Brunches with Early Opening Hours

For those of us with little roosters who like to wake with the sun, there are a host of delicious breakfast and brunch spots that open their doors and fire up their griddles as early as 7:30 a.m.

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Flower Power: Bouquets to Art at the de Young

Diebenkorn in dahlias? Head to the de Young with your little flowers to see the floral artistry of Bouquets to Art.

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Carousel Coup: Take Over the SoMa Carousel This Weekend!

The saddest part of a carousel ride? When the spinning slows and you realize your ride is over. Well, Red Tricycle has solved that age-old problem with an evening of unlimited spins.

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High Octane Adventures For Extreme Families

From jumping out of a perfectly good airplane to climbing to great heights, you’ll find a fix your crew of adrenaline junkies right here.

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Amp it Up! The Best Bay Area Rock Band Programs

Does your little rocker prefer the Rolling Stones to Raffi? Is the clarinet just not cool enough? Time to sign them up for one the the Bay’s rad rock band programs.

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Into The Wild: Summer Camps that Let Kids Get Dirty

From learning mud camouflage to dirt biking to fishing, these summer camps encourage kids to get grimy while exploring the great outdoors.

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Roadtrip to Carmel: A Cool Coastal City for Kids

With its white-sand beaches, outdoor adventures galore, trendy shops and mild weather, Carmel is one of Northern California’s most idyllic family-friendly vacation destinations.

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For the Time-Crunched Chef: Blue Apron

Weeknight Saviors: The 11 Best Meal Delivery Services

From ready-to-eat gourmet meals, to organic baby food, to farm-fresh produce, delicious meals (at reasonable prices) can be delivered right to your door. Here are our family-friendly favorites.

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Party on the Rocks: Planet Granite

Grand Slam! Best Birthday Party Venues for Little Sports Nuts

Did your tot memorize the lyrics to “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” before “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”? Plan their party at one of these spots and you’re guaranteed to score a major birthday touchdown!

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343 Sansome

Your Guide to Downtown San Francisco’s Secret (Public!) Gardens

What downtown lacks in playgrounds, it makes up for in beautiful, landscaped and often art-filled atriums, roof decks and secret gardens—all completely open and free to the in-the-know public.

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Cool Moms Club

Start Ups With Strollers: The New SF Parent Groups To Know About

From a club for creative mommas to a group for parents who would rather not playdate indoors, check out our list of SF’s hottest start-up parents groups—you might just find your new crew!

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There's No Business Like Shoe Business 2

Spring Theatre Showdown: The Bay Area’s Best Shows for Kids

We’ve put together a line-up packed with musicals, comedies and plenty of performances starring inspiring kiddie actors—with so much to choose from, there’s guaranteed to be something to fit the (play) bill.

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Just Opened: Mapamundi Kids

What do you get when you cross an artist, a fashion executive and a beloved kids store in idyllic Noe Valley? You get Mapamundi Kids: A boutique bursting with coolness and creativity.

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Kid Skateboarding

L8tr Sk8tr: Bay Area Skateparks that Have it All

Give your groms the proper space to shred (with helmets and knee pads, of course) and visit one of these Bay Area skate parks perfect for little skaters just getting comfortable on four wheels.

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Ready.... Set... Jump Start into Summer with Goldfish Swim School

Sunshine Not Required: The Bay’s Best Indoor Pools

Can’t cajole your little one out of the tub? Maybe it’s time to give them more space to splash around and take them to one of the Bay Area’s bevy of indoor pools.

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