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Out & About: San Francisco’s Hidden Outdoor Public Spaces

Out & About: San Francisco’s Hidden Outdoor Public Spaces

August 20, 2018 / Out & About

With the return of the always-busy school year, it's a great time to check out the many outdoor spaces in downtown San Francisco that serve as an oasis from the hustle. Christine Chen shares her suggestions for finding peace and quiet for yourself during the week, or urban adventuring with t... read more

Out & About: Water Babies

Out & About: Water Babies

August 10, 2018 / Out & About

Summer may be coming to an end all too soon, but that's no reason to give up on the pool! Whether you've been swimming this season and want to keep up the momentum, or are looking for a new activity come fall, Juli Fraga has the scoop on a few... read more

Out & About: Family-Friendly Bay Area Beaches

Out & About: Family-Friendly Bay Area Beaches

August 03, 2018 / Out & About

Summer's not over yet! Maximize your last few weeks with a visit (or three) to one of these Bay Area beaches, where the temps may actually climb high enough to take a dip in the water. Stef Tousignant has a few ideas to get you out of the city and p... read more

Out & About Lil' Kid: Sonoma

Out & About Lil' Kid: Sonoma

July 30, 2018 / Out & About

Happy Monday, readers! After a brief hiatus (sick toddlers wait for no blog!), we are back with Stephanie AuWerter's perfect antidote to the freezing winds sweeping through our fair city: a a kid-friendly day trip just 40 miles north to the sunny and charming town of Sonoma. read more

Out & About First Person: Stern Grove

Out & About First Person: Stern Grove

July 16, 2018 / Out & About

My six year old daughter and three year old son are home with me all summer. No camp, no preschool. And now it is mid-July and we are a little tired of each other. We need to do some new things, and we need someone new to tell us what... read more

GGMG Big Play Date: Imagination Playhouse

GGMG Big Play Date: Imagination Playhouse

July 13, 2018 / GGMG Members

Calling all parents with kids 5 and under!  Looking for something to occupy the kids after nap, or burn off their late-day energy? Back by popular demand, GGMG is hosting another Big Play Date at Imagination Playhouse (5628 Geary Boulevard). Please join us on Sunday, July 22 from 3-6PM for a private par... read more

Out & About: Kid-Friendly Road Races

Out & About: Kid-Friendly Road Races

July 11, 2018 / Out & About

Got a little one who runs circles around you? Point that kiddo towards a finish line instead! Wee ones are welcome at many family-friendly runs around the Bay this summer and fall. Stephanie AuWerter has a few top picks to consider: Lace up your shoes for The Color Run 5K... read more

Out & About: the Flower Piano at the San Francisco Botanical Garden

Out & About: the Flower Piano at the San Francisco Botanical Garden

July 04, 2018 / Out & About

Happy Independence Day to all! With summer fully underway, the Flower Piano at the San Francisco Botanical Garden is back in action from July 5-16th. In a nutshell, parents: you MUST go. This is the absolute kid-friendliest of the kid-friendly events here in the city. Our own Beth Ryan has... read more

Out & About: Secret Spots and Hidden Gems in Golden Gate Park

Out & About: Secret Spots and Hidden Gems in Golden Gate Park

July 02, 2018 / Out & About

As a San Francisco parent, you probably think you’ve seen and done everything that could be remotely interesting to a kid in Golden Gate Park. Think again! Check out Shaheen Bilgrami's recommendations for lesser-known places to visit and things to see in the park this summer, ranging from the ‘hidde... read more

Out & About Lil' Kid: The Cable Cars

Out & About Lil' Kid: The Cable Cars

June 29, 2018 / Out & About

With a holiday week upon us, why let the tourists have all the fun? San Francisco’s three cable car lines have serious kid appeal: steep hills, noisy clanging, and a thrilling lack of seatbelts. If you've been waiting to take the kids on board, check out Stephanie AuWerter's tips for... read more