If a scroll through Instagram is how you celebrate getting your little one down for a nap, then this list is for you. We’ve rounded up ten feeds from local moms and dads that are worth a follow, from professional photographers who capture life’s little moments in a whole new light, to regular old overwhelmed ‘rents whose quirky captions will make you smile. Click through to see them all!


A designer residing in Berkeley, mom Lisa Jackson has a great eye and modern aesthetic. See how this mom's creativity transforms everyday moments into beautiful imagery. Her two sons fill her Instagram—her adorable son, Theo, often caught in pink-framed specs and orange-striped beenie, and her older son Lucas, a handsome little guy with a mop of dark brown hair. She makes everyday moments, from grocery shopping or mealtime with her tiny tikes, look worthy of an editorial spread.

Who are your favorite local Insta-moms and dads?

—Erin Feher and Yannina Pacis

All images courtesy of the subjects