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The Other Side of the Holidays

It is halfway through December and somehow, without even noticing, Christmas tunes have taken over the airwaves, presents have started to pile up underneath the tree (or menorah) and twinkling lights are never far from view. Although this is typically a magical time, many Americans actually report increased negative emotions during the holidays.  According to […]

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How to Host Family Over the Holidays

My family always makes an effort to get together over the holidays, which is not an easy feat considering we live all across the country. When we do manage to pull it off, it’s a pretty big event, with tons of kids and lots of travel involved. This year, I somehow convinced the whole clan […]

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Northstar :: Your Next Family Vacation

*This post is sponsored – but the thoughts and feelings are our own, and we only work with businesses we believe to be reputable and resourceful to our readers.   Last week my family and I experienced the winter wonderland of Northstar California Resort at Lake Tahoe. Wow! What a way to start off the […]

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Holiday Crafts to Make Your Home Merry and Bright

Reindeer and Christmas Tree Ornaments Supplies: Wooden Popsicle sticks Different colored pom pom balls Glue Googly eyes Ribbon Brown & yellow construction paper Brown & green markers or paint Directions: Paint or color the Popsicle sticks either green for a Christmas tree or brown for the reindeer. Glue 3 popsicle sticks together (either 3 green […]

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10 Signs You’re Addicted to Amazon

The convenience of shopping on Amazon is undeniable, but sometimes they make it a little too easy. Here are ten signs that you may be addicted to Amazon. Take solace in knowing you’re definitely not alone! When you can’t even remember what’s in the box when it arrives When the kids’ favorite game is to […]

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Santa Play Date :: Event Recap

Last Sunday, San Francisco Moms Blog took over My Gym SF for our Santa Play Date!  This was such an amazing way to visit Santa, and these children actually got quality time with Santa including a special story time where Santa read “The Night Before Christmas.”  Santa was present throughout the event, so the children […]

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30 Days of Thanks

2016 has been an year of evolution for me, both personally and professionally. I changed jobs. I cut my hair. I traveled nearly six times for work and fun. All of this with a child in my life. One year ago, Ilse was just beginning to eat solids and wear a single bow in her […]

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SF Holiday Events

Are you ready for the Holidays?  They are here! We wanted to share some our of favorite Holiday Events in SF.  Find something you love, go with your family, and enjoy the season! Christmas Events Westfield San Francisco Centre Visit Santa Now- December 24th   Stonestown Galleria Visit Santa Now until December 24th   Embarcadero […]

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