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10 Reasons Why It’s Great to Be an Older Mom

Number 4 is a big financial win, for sure!

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The Former Ellen Show Stylist and Mom of 2’s Favorite 5 Kids Holiday Pajamas for Now and Later

For optimal mileage out of your kid’s holiday pjs this year without having to eye roll when you see a Santa-Claus-clad child rounding the corner in February, consider these 5 super cute holiday prints

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What This Single CEO Mom Has Learned about Raising Kids

“Instead of carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders, don’t be afraid to ask for help. It doesn’t mean you’re weak; it means you have the confidence to know where to focus your attention at a given moment.”

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9 Ways to Minimize Stress & Anxiety in Kids

Stress and anxiety are normal intermittent experiences for kids but they are not normal as chronic companions. Here’s how you can help minimize stress and anxiety and help your kids be their most healthy selves.

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Your Kid Could Take Home Olympic Gold One Day—in Skateboarding

Get stoked because four new righteous sports could be coming to the Olympics.

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The Commencement Speech No One Asked Me to Give (Yet)

Photo: Paul Schultz
 
I wrote a commencement speech that no one asked for. Here’s why:

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By virtue simply of having 654 children, I spend a lot of my life with today’s youth, and I…

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I am 41 and Proud of It: Why I Welcome Age

Photo: HeartsEverywhere.com
You don’t understand the cliche, “Getting old is a privilege” until you witness people your age drop dead. Age floats down our body like a feather. It’s a fairy Godmother waving her wand across the body to ensure…

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5 Things Adults Should Re-Learn from Kids

1. Laugh…a lot! Children giggle at the silliest things. Why did most of us stop? Not only should we look for the funny, we need to allow the full-on belly laugh to emerge. Laughter stimulates our heart, lungs, muscles and…

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Just Opened: Kira Kids in Hayes Valley

Come to this new outpost in Hayes Valley and see where all the cool kids are shopping.

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Inside Anna Banana Arts and Crafts with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Anna Banana knows their stuff when it comes to teaching exciting art and craft classes to children.  Anne Freeman, (yes the Anne!) recently took the time to give us a back stage look at what makes them Totally Awesome.
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Just Opened: The Minnesota Street Project

This long-anticipated arts epicenter opened its doors last weekend with a family-friendly community day, proving itself to be the all-ages contemporary art hub that the city has been waiting for.

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Kinda Sketchy: Fun Facts About Famous Doodlers

Grab your sketchpad and pencil because once you read about these three famous doodlers, you’ll be inspired to create some masterpieces all your own. Or at least doodle. Read on for the scoop.
photo: Stravinsky by Picasso via Wikimedia Commons…

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10 Secret Spots for Hip Moms

Feeling frumpy? Our LA Editor compiled her 10 favorite local things that will help you start off the New Year feeling current, cutting edge and a bit more like your old (young) self – and they all fit into your family lifestyle.

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Rolling, Rolling, Rolling, Keep Them Kiddies Rolling

Urban asphalt got you down? Grab your kids and hit one of these grassy hills and just start rolling along.

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6 Concerts to March Your Kids to This Month

Bari Koral, Sugar Free Allstars, The Pop Ups and more are putting on kid’s concerts this month. Discover which show is a must-see for your family in March.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Smocking Birds with Becky Pierce

An adorable combination of classy, cute, and fun-loving, Smocking Birds is a unique baby boutique that parents love. This hotspot shop features dresses and day-gowns that are hand-smocked by owner Becky Pierce and a large selection of unique gifts, games,…

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This Little Piggy Went to…the Nail Salon

In the midst of all the household chaos, barking dogs (and kids), and daily grocery trips, sometimes mom just needs a little pampering. And if daughter is being extra helpful, she could use a break too. For your next mommy-daughter…

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4 February Concerts For Pint-Sized Rockers

February is an awfully short month, but luckily there’s no shortage of fantastic kid’s concerts in the city! We offer you and your tots one choice selection from each of February’s four weekends, including two super kindie bands from the…

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Alameda’s Speisekammer Has Great German Eats and a Relaxed Vibe for Kids

Who are you calling a Sauerbraten?
The hunt is on for the next Gourmet Ghetto, and while several East Bay ‘hoods close in on the claim, don’t count out Alameda. New eateries have sprouted recently along Park Street and the…

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Get Out and Play Bay Area: November 5

Did you survive Halloween? Did the kids? Are they still bartering around their candies? Here are some events to get you out of the house (and sugar comas!). Having nightmares about sending your kids to public school? Questions about the…

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