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San Francisco's Best Trick-or-Treating Streets

San Francisco's Best Trick-or-Treating Streets

October 31, 2017 / Elisabeth Thurston Fraser / Out & About

This year San Francisco took top honors on Zillow's list of the 20 best cities for trick-or treating. Their ranking measures home values, percentage of kids under 10, and proximity of homes. Whether or not Zillow considered number of vertical feet covered while trick-or-treating is unclear. In any case, San Francisco kids... read more

Some Things in San Francisco are Free

Some Things in San Francisco are Free

October 27, 2017 / Elisabeth Thurston Fraser / Out & About

This might be the best weekend of the year. Gorgeous weather is in full effect, the number of potential activities seems boundless, and we're reveling in the sweet spot between back-to-school and holiday craziness. Must be October in San Francisco.  My family is looking forward to celebrating pre-Halloween with some o... read more

Halloween for All: Managing Fears and Special Needs

Halloween for All: Managing Fears and Special Needs

October 25, 2017 / Elisabeth Thurston Fraser / Parenting

Walking down a bustling New York street the day before Halloween with my then-three-year-old daughter, we turned a corner to encounter a masked man. He held up his arms and whispered “boo.” I shrieked. My daughter was unfazed—well, except for some confusion about the bizarre social interaction. While my eldest... read more