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Am I Disappointing Everyone?

By jessykaosicka

When I became a mother I was so intent on making everyone happy. I wanted to be the June Cleaver of my generation. I had stopped working as an elementary school teacher and figured with all the new time on my hands with a newborn (Ha!) I could do it all. Make a new and healthy recipe each night, no ... Read More

Bay Area Moms Find A New Way To “Party”

By jessykaosicka

Everyone loves a party, but we don't always want our guests to bring us a gift. As Emily Post wrote, "Although it seems odd that there is a "prohibition" against asking people not to bring you gifts when all you are trying to do is be thoughtful, there is a reason. The moment you mention gifts,... Read More

Bay Area Festivals

By jessykaosicka

As summer comes to a close there is still some festival fun to be had in the Bay Area. So bust out the sunblock, pack the kids some Goldfish, and hit the circuit! Eat Real - Oakland This is the coolest block party around. Stroll along Jack London Square and feast upon delectable street foo... Read More

5 Hot Family Day Trips in the Bay Area

By jessykaosicka

We can't all take time off of work or spend the money on a lavish vacation with the family.  Fortunately we are blessed to live in the beautiful Bay Area, which offers may fun and exciting day trips for kids and grown-ups alike.   Our family has enjoyed the following trips on many occasions.... 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

Mommy and Me on the Row: FREE Kid’s Club!

By Moms Gone Crazy

If you live in the South Bay (San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, etc), or anywhere in the Bay Area for that matter, you've probably been to Santana Row. If you haven't, it's a really neat strip of restaurants and stores in Santa Clara, right across the street from Westfield's Valley Fair Mall. One... Read More

San Francisco Bay Area Birth and Baby Fair

By Moms Gone Crazy

I am SO excited to be attending and covering this year's San Francisco Bay Area Birth & Baby Fair!! If you haven't heard of this fair, you can check out this link for more information: http://www.birthandbabyfair.com/! It's going to be HUGE! If you're trying to conceive, expecting, have a new b... Read More

Ponderosa Park: Sunnyvale, CA

By Moms Gone Crazy

If you were to ask me what my family's area of outdoors expertise was, I would call us park connoisseurs. Well, I would call us that, but only after I looked up the correct spelling, if we're being honest. We kind of specialize in touring the Bay Area in search of the latest and greatest parks. You... Read More

East Bay Music Together: Two Much Fun!

By Katie Fagundes

We are wrapping up our Music Together Fall Session this week, and I have truly enjoyed bringing both my kiddos to class every Friday. It’s been remarkable watching them grow, and to see how much they both have taken from the class. I notice my 1 year-old clapping now when she hears music playing.... Read More

East Bay Music Together at Lamorinda Music

By Katie Fagundes

My almost 3 year-old son and 10 month-old daughter recently started the Fall Session of Music Together at Lamorinda Music in Lafayette, and let’s just say we are fans. It is not my son’s first exposure to Music Together; we did a class at the Lafayette Community Center when he was about 15 month... Read More