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Las Lomas Rummage Sale

By Allison Randall

Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek will be holding its annual Rummage Sale on March 22nd from 8am until 4pm.  Pay an extra two bucks to be an early bird and get a look at the best stuff first.  Items available range from vintage Mickey Mouse memorabilia (like a rotary phone-- remember those?) t... Read More

Golden State Warriors Special Needs Family Appreciation Night

By Karen Faciane

Special Needs Family Appreciation Night with the Warriors!   Golden State Warriors vs Phoenix Suns: Families of children with special needs can enjoy the game on March 9! If you and your kids like basketball, then you might want to check out the Golden State W... Read More

Best Family Day Trips From San Francisco

By MiniTime

Frolicking sea lions, cable cars, world-class museums, and the Golden Gate Bridge are just some of the many kid-friendly attractions in San Francisco.  But while you could easily spend all of your vacation days in the city, you’d be missing out on much of what makes the Bay Area so appealing.... Read More

Annual Health Summit for Special Needs Families

By Karen Faciane

  On Monday, February 24, Family Voices of California (FVCA) ( will be holding its 12th annual health summit in the state capitol. From 8:30 - 5:00 pm, parents, caregivers, youth, providers, policymakers, advocates and more will come together at the Holiday Inn Capitol Pla... Read More

WCEF Holiday Boutique at Sports Basement, Walnut Creek

By Allison Randall

WCEF and Sports Basement Walnut Creek’s Holiday Boutique is a special shopping day this Saturday the 14th from 9am- 7pm.  Enjoy a 10% discount on purchases and help out local schools. Just mention WCEF when you checkout at the Holiday Boutique and Sports Basement will donate 10% of your purcha... Read More

Bay Area Christmas Fun

By Moms Gone Crazy

We are so lucky to live in an area where holiday-themed activities are aplenty! After Thanksgiving, all of the Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies begin to take place around the Bay Area, and many other great events for families begin to take place. This holiday season has been SO much fun for my ... Read More

Farmyard Darlings' Country Christmas

By Allison Randall

Looking for something a little different to decorate for Christmas this year?  The Farmyard Darlings, a local duo with the hearts of cowgirls and a knack for finding treasures, have put together some great new stuff with which to deck your halls for the holidays. Check out uniquely designed Christ... Read More

Giving Tuesday: Edgewood Toy Drive Makes the Holidays Brighter for Kids in Need #GivingTuesday

By Andi Gleeson

Find out how the Edgewood toy drive in San Francisco helps kids in need have a happy holiday! I don't know about you, but I go a bit over the top when it comes to gifts for the holidays. While I'm very grateful that we are able to give our kids nice things, I'm always aware of the fact that many fa... Read More

Giving Thanks

By Karen Faciane

In the spirit of the season, I would like to give thanks to everyone who takes the time to help our kids on the autism spectrum, be that a teacher, a therapist, a family member, a neighbor..... the list could go on forever. I also give thanks to our children, without whom I would never have l... Read More

Peter and the Starcatcher in San Francisco

By Stephanie Porter

  I love the theater. I love that my daughters love the theater too. My daughters and I attended the opening weekend for Peter and the Starcatcher in San Francisco at the Curran Theatr... Read More