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and the Moms Who Live Here

Author Archive | Rebecca L.

good schools bay area

Why Your Definition of a “Good School” Should Influence Where You Live

This post is in partnership with Suburban Jungle. I started to freak out about the San Francisco kindergarten admissions process last fall. From the moment we thought about raising kids in the city, we knew that getting them into a good school would be one of the biggest obstacles we’d face. It had been in the back […]

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playground etiquette

I Let My Kids Run Up the Slide. Why Don’t You?

  I would love if there was some sort of playground orientation that parents could attend to get on the same page about what is acceptable behavior from our children at the park. I wrote down my ideal set of rules a few years ago, but I’m certainly in no position to enforce them broadly, and that’s […]

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silhouette art

Your Chance to Get a Custom Handcut Silhouette by Artist Karl Johnson (Giveaway)

(This post is in partnership with Cut Arts.) I have a distinct memory of a 5th grade “homeroom mom” tracing my silhouette at school one day. Later, my silhouette joined those of my fellow elementary school graduates on the auditorium wall, each with a unique adjective underneath meant to describe our personalities. Mine said, “Sincere,” […]

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week in review

Friday Faves (6.8.18)

Next week, Kate takes over full time on Friday Faves, since her previous posts have been popular with all of you! Before she does, I'm taking Friday Faves out for a spin to introduce our new, waaaaay more readable layout. Is there something you'd like us to include here? Let us know in the comments. [...]
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