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Author Archive | Rebecca L.

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Morgan Brasfield- DRIVEN for Women

“Oh, you know Morgan, too?”  I’ve started several conversations this way while chatting with other moms in my neighborhood. Morgan Brasfield, a fellow mom on the Laurel Heights, Presidio Heights, and Inner Richmond playground circuit, is immediately engaging and friendly and seems to know most of the local moms on, at least, a “smile and […]

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Ode to the Sippy Cup

Oh sippy cup, sippy cup, you promised to be,  a leak-proof vessel, completely spill free, But somehow your liquid doesn’t stay put. It bubbles up over and spills on my foot, Or worse, on the cushions, carpet and tile. There goes my hope they’d look nice for a while. I’ve tried all the styles. I’ve […]

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7 Tips to Get into Preschool

In my hometown, we had a handful of preschools. When I was three years old, my mom picked one, and I went.  It’s not that simple in San Francisco, and I’m sure you’re not surprised.  Here are my tips for navigating the admissions process, and you can trust my advice. I learned the hard way; […]

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Permission to Get Healthy

‘Tis the season for gyms to recruit new members.  We are a month into our New Year Resolutions- how are you all doing?   I walked past the JCC on California Street recently, and a huge banner hung out front exclaiming, “New Year, New You!”  If it was so easy to stay in shape, gyms […]

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