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Out & About: Go Play Inside!

Out & About: Go Play Inside!

April 23, 2018 / Out & About

For those days that just seem too sunny (hey, it can happen!), or the playground is feeling too packed, or you're just a tired parent who wants to keep your kids contained, indoor play spaces are where it's at. Christine Chen shares some of the best indoor options in the... read more

Out & About Li’l Kid: Haight

Out & About Li’l Kid: Haight

April 20, 2018 / Out & About

It's the start of a beautiful weekend to explore San Francisco! If you and your little one(s) are looking for some local inspiration this weekend and beyond, Veronica Reilly-Granich has you covered with hot spots in the Haight. read more

Out & About: Kid-Friendly, Family-Run Wineries

Out & About: Kid-Friendly, Family-Run Wineries

April 18, 2018 / Out & About

Today on the blog, we're revisiting a piece by Christine Chen, who shares her insider tips on enjoying wine country in the company of little ones who aren't quite ready to partake in a tasting. Long-term recovery efforts in the wake of last fall's devastating fires in the region remain on... read more

Out & About: Searching for Spring Blooms in the Bay

Out & About: Searching for Spring Blooms in the Bay

April 17, 2018 / Out & About

Whether you want to escape the urban grime in one of the many tiny, tucked away city gardens, or prefer to enjoy a family hike among the wildflowers outside city limits, options abound to enjoy spring in bloom. Tiny gardens in San Francisco: Grace Marchant Garden This hidden, flower-filled gem... read more

The Best Family-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in SF

The Best Family-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in SF

February 01, 2018 / Diversity & Inclusion Team / Out & About

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee hopes that every GGMG member will make at least one plan in February that relates to Black History Month. To that end, we have prepared this compilation of events for you. We invite GGMG members to add more in the comments of this post on... read more

Diversity in Schools: How to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Diversity in Schools: How to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

January 23, 2018 / Jennifer Butterfoss / Education

When we first got our Kindergarten assignment letter for Grattan Elementary School, I quickly learned the hard way that Grattan is a lot like fight club: the first rule of Grattan is that you don't talk about Grattan. ;) Trust me, many are ready and waiting to lash out if you m... read more

How to Bring Kids to a Protest March

How to Bring Kids to a Protest March

January 18, 2018 / Elisabeth Thurston Fraser / Out & About

This Saturday, on the first anniversary of the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history, San Francisco will again be hosting one of the dozens of Women’s Marches taking place across the country. Whether or not to bring children to a peaceful demonstration is obviously a very personal deci... read more

Mothers Have Always Been Activists

Mothers Have Always Been Activists

January 15, 2018 / Parenting

We Have a Lot More Work to Do “We have a lot more work to do in our common struggle against bigotry and discrimination. I say ‘common struggle’ because I believe very strongly that all forms of bigotry and discrimination are equally wrong and should be opposed by right-thinking Americans everyw... read more

5 Nights to Better Sleep for Your Baby (and You!)

5 Nights to Better Sleep for Your Baby (and You!)

January 09, 2018 / Sarah Middleton Healy / Parenting

You're finally settling back into a routine after the holiday hustle and bustle, but your little one isn't sleeping well. What gives?  Often babies and toddlers regress during times of activity when sleep rules are likely to be bent. If your child seems out of sorts, fret not. In 3-5 n... read more

Friday: The Fresh Start Edition

Friday: The Fresh Start Edition

January 05, 2018 / Elisabeth Thurston Fraser / Lifestyle

Who else is ready for school and childcare schedules to get back to normal? I know I am. Here we are almost a week into 2018 and I haven’t even finalized my intentions for the year, let alone started acting on them. That’s why I’m declaring the first week o... read more