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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 / Beth Ryan / 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 / Beth Ryan / 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

Out & About: Adventure Parks

Out & About: Adventure Parks

June 24, 2018 / Out & About

Summer has officially arrived, and a family adventure is the perfect way to truly embrace the season. Check out Shaheen Bilgrami's selection of both well-known and under-the-radar Bay Area parks and play spaces to liven up your week (or weekend)! read more

Out & About: Transportation Museums

Out & About: Transportation Museums

June 20, 2018 / Out & About

Have a kid who's always focused on the journey? Indulge your transportation-obsessed little one with a visit to an entire museum dedicated to getting around. Megan Bushnell shares some top picks, most of which are free to explore! read more