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Dinner Delivered: DIY Restaurant Kits & Family Meals That We Love

Get your crew cooking with these favorite restaurant meals you can create at home!

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5 Inspiring Bay Area Kids Who Are Doing Good in Our Community

Spam musubi for charity, toy collections for foster kids and fruit sales to keep farmers in business—these kids are an inspiration!

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Bay Area Garden Stores That Are Open & Delivering

The sun is out, time to spruce up your garden!

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Watch This Single Mom Make “Shark Tank” Investors Cry with Her Powerful Pitch

Even these tough sharks couldn’t hold back over this mom’s emotional story.

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Zume and their Pizza-Making Robots Expand Delivery

This new Mountain View start-up is taking pizza into the future but letting robots make a healthier, fresher and faster pizza for your family.

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Take the Plunge! Best Bay Area Swimming Pools

Time to dunk those little ones and let ‘em splash to their heart’s content. We’ve rounded up the best pools in the Bay Area so you can take your pick and dive in.

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Restaurants Supporting Schools

Tacolicious and Mendocino Farms support local schools, so let’s support them!

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Now You Can Buy IKEA Furniture You Don’t Have to Assemble

Those brilliant Swedes have come up with a solution to our furniture building nightmares!

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Eat This: Curry Up Now Family-Style Take Out

Swap out grilled cheese and chicken fingers with Saag Paneer and Chicken Tikka Masala with Curry Up Now’s new takeout family meals that make family eating a breeze.

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How to Get Free Cookies on National Cookie Day From Mrs. Fields

If you’re a Mrs. Fields fan, then you don’t want to miss out on this freebie.

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Ditch the Kitchen Table: Inspiring Places to Do Homework

From quiet coffee shops to inspiring museum lobbies, we have rounded up a handful of local locations where your little learner will love to crack open their books.

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Strike a Chord with Kid-Friendly Classical Music Experiences

Ready to introduce classical music to your kiddos playlist? Take ’em to the symphony! These local performances aimed right at kids will have them signing a new tune in no time.

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It’s Taco Tuesday! Where to Satisfy Your Taco Cravings Around the Bay

With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, it’s likely that your taco cravings are kicking into high gear. We’ve rounded up our favorite taco spots that have something for the whole family.

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Easy Eats: Tava Kitchen Opens in Alameda

Alameda has a healthy, affordable new option for an easy family meal out. We give you the full and flavorful scoop on the latest location of Tava Kitchen.

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Drink to Their Health: The Best Juice Bars for Kids

Because it seems that most kiddies prefer to slurp their fruits and veggies, we’ve rounded up the best places in the Bay for the whole family to get their juice on.

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A Dinner Date to Celebrate: Where to Commemorate School Accomplishments

Celebrate that aced test or successful presentation with an extra special meal. These restaurants offer festive and family-friendly fun, perfect for toasting your little scholar!

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Just Opened: LYFE Kitchen Cupertino

We think families will be hooked on this new fast-casual restaurant that serves up delicious meals light on the calories (all clock in under 600) and light on the price ($15 and under).

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STEM-sational Resources for Girls

There are tons of organizations that are working to bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs just to girls. Read on to find out what girls-only programs are available in your area.

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Just Opened: Sprout Palo Alto

From organic baby clothes to toys free of toxic chemicals, Sprout has everything you need to outfit your nursery or buy a gift for that little one in your life—and they have a brand new shop in Palo Alto.

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Stack It Up, Build It, Knock it Down: Where to LEGO

Let your LEGO-crazy kids go wild at these brick-filled wonderlands. We round up the best places around the Bay to get your LEGO fix!

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Rockin’ and Readin’: Catch Kindie Rockers at Tricycle Music Fest

Forget Outsidelands and the Bluegrass Festival—the hot ticket for the tot-to-pre-teen set is the Tricycle Music Fest. This free concert series gets loud inside libraries across the Bay and is kicking off this weekend.

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Ahoy Matey! Where to Play Pirate in the Bay Area

Channel that inner Long John Silver and dive right into some Bay Area buccaneer adventures. Check out these mean pirate hangouts for aspiring scallywags of all ages.

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Just Opened: Magical Bridge Playground

The nation’s most inclusive playground for kids of all abilities is right here in the Bay Area: think wheelchair-accessible tree houses, signs in braille, bucket swings and so much more.

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Earth Day Clean Up Events Around the Bay

Going green for Earth Day is a great excuse to get dirty! All around the Bay, families can roll up their collective sleeves to pull weeds and spruce up area trails

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Best Bakeries in the Peninsula/South Bay

Whether you need to pick up a quick treat for the kiddos, or pre-order a special dessert for a party, we’ve baked up a list of our favorite bakeries in the area.

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Shuddle, The Uber for Kids, Is Here!

Shuddle is the newest ride-sharing service in the Bay Area, and it’s aimed right as us: parents with busy schedules and kids with places to go.

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7 Best Mac and Cheese Spots Around the Bay

Forget the cardboard box & that weird mutant orange powder in the pouch from our youth (whatever it really was!) and let’s get serious. There’s something special about breaking into a real baked cheese crust to find noodles swimming in…

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Palo Alto: A Playground for Techies and Tykes

Those 18-year-old start-up CEOs were kids, like, yesterday, right? So it only makes send that Palo Alto has tons to offer families and children.

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Drop Off and Shop: Bay Area Stores That Offer Childcare

We’ve got the scoop on great spots that offer responsible adult supervision, games and cool toys for your kids, all while you whiz down the aisles checking off your to-do list in record time.

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American Girl Store Set to Open in Palo Alto

Getting new neighbors is always exciting — especially when their names are Saige, Addy, Kaya and Josefina.
The new American Girl store is opening in Palo Alto’s Stanford Shopping Center. Now that its beloved characters are so close to home,…

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Meet the Bay Area’s Coolest Dads

Dads are pretty cool dudes. But some of those dads out there are cool dudes with super cool jobs, too. Jobs that might involve whipping up some fantastic food, creating awesome entertainment, owning a killer tourist attraction, or being a…

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Just Opened: C is for Craft

In your post-crafting haze you realize that you spend more time scrubbing glitter and glue from your kitchen table (and your hair and their clothes) than actually creating. Leave the after-crafting clean-up to the pros at C is for Craft,…

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Chill Out at the Bay Area’s Greatest Frozen Yogurt Shops

Everywhere we look, the 80s are back in style–but luckily, we haven’t seen any legwarmers yet! These days our tastes are (thankfully) a bit more refined, and one 80s fad we’re happy to get behind is the frozen yogurt one.…

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Discover the Coolest Kids Museum and Zoo in Palo Alto

Bobcats and peacocks and raccoons, oh my! And that’s just the beginning at this sweet spot. The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo is a wonderful getaway for your little scientists. Not only is the small-scale zoo impressive, kids also…

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Serve It Up: Tennis Courts for Bay Area Kids

The sizzling summer heat is giving way to autumn light, and if the skies are dry it’s a perfect time to dig out your racquets and balls and make it a family affair. Unless your kid is a tennis prodigy,…

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