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How to Identify Hidden Biases & Blind Spots When Talking about Race

“By becoming aware of our hidden biases we are able to work on changing our thoughts and actions towards those who are different from us.”

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A Love Letter to SF: 13 Things We Can’t Wait to Do Again

Waiting in line at BiRite Creamery. Crowded Farmer’s Markets. Drag Queen Story Hour. This is Love in the TIme of Corona.

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Inside the de Young Museum’s New FREE Kids’ Play Space and Gallery

Free art exploration takes center stage at the de Young Museum.

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The Great Christmas Tree Debate

When my husband and I married, we knew, like a lot of couples, that we’d be joining our different backgrounds, life experiences, and other marriage-like things. Obviously there would be a learning curve. But little did we know how deep…

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Michelle Obama for… Queen? This Girl’s Reaction to Her Portrait Is Precious

She was awe-struck and her sweet reaction has gone viral.

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When I Learned to Treasure My Son’s Handmade Gifts

It’s the Friday before Mother’s Day and my ten-year-old son, Matthew, comes home from school holding a gift that’s wrapped in pink tissue paper and tied with yellow ribbon.

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“It’s for you for Mother’s Day,”…

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How To Talk To Your Children About Sex (Without Embarrassing Yourself)

Photo: Katatonic28 via Flickr
My college son was home last week for spring break. Imagine my shock when I overheard this exchange between him and his little brother.
“Dude, don’t be an idiot. You have to use protection,” says wise…

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Winter In Wisconsin: I Hate It and That’s Okay

Winter in Wisconsin…what can I say? It sucks! I hate most everything about it! There is a brief moment following Thanksgiving where I envision a beautiful, white Christmas. But I guarantee you in that vision I am most certainly inside…

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May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor: Live the Hunger Games at this New Exhibition

Step right into Panem, from exploring District 12 to admiring actual costumes worn by characters in the film to mastering the stunts taught at the Hunger Games training center.

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Make Some Comic Art with Little Fish Comic Book Studio

If you’re looking for a cool alternative to the average art class, check out the Little Fish Comic Book Studio in Ocean Beach.

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On Track: 4 Holiday Train Rides Your Toddler Will Love

If tracks, whistles, and shiny engines get your little one’s boiler bubbling, here’s an idea to throw in your funnel. From short train tours to all-day historic trips, these holiday train rides will take your kids’ imagination to the North Pole and back.

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8 Hidden Parks for Kids in Seattle’s Queen Anne Neighborhood

Everyone knows about the bigger, popular parks in Seattle’s family-friendly Queen Anne neighborhood, but we’ve found some hidden kid-friendly gems that are worth exploring. Next time you’re in Queen Anne, add one of these eight Queen Anne parks to your…

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Three Perfect Days in New York: Day 2

Day Two: Be a Tourist
Whether you’ve lived in the city your entire life or it’s your first time taking a bite of the Big Apple, there’s never a lack of fun activities on this vibrant island. We suggest breaking…

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The Best Places to Spot Trains in Seattle

 
Spotting Trains Around Seattle

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Were your toddler’s first words “choo choo?” Are you up to your eyeballs in Thomas paraphernalia? Enough with the toys…sounds like a trip with the kids to see a real,…

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What’s On Your Christmas Wish List This Year?

We’ve been wondering what people are dreaming about this holiday season. Is there a special product, service or experience for you or your family on your Christmas Wish List this year?
Here are some of our favorites:

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