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Mid adult mother practicing yoga with toddler daughter on top of her

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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Monkey, year of the monkey 2016

Happy Chinese New Year!

I am pregnant and am expecting a little boy in April, who will be born in the Year of the Monkey – the Year of the Fire Monkey, actually! Normally, I don’t think much of Zodiac signs, but after living in San Francisco for many years, I have come to love the Chinese traditions of […]

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Hispanic mother tucking daughter into bed

This is Where I Should Be

I am so grateful for my children, but let’s be honest: parenting can test our patience, organizational skills, and if you’re like me, an innate need to control everything. I have noticed that as a busy working mom of two, I often feel overwhelmed, struggling to get everything done. I am never able to sit […]

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Mom decorating CNY tangerine tree with toddler

Honoring Chinese New Year Traditions

As Chinese New Year approaches, it reminds me of when my grandma use to give us tangerines to put above our beds for good luck, and the all-time childhood favorite: red envelopes. We also had a platter of sweets including chocolates, candy, sweetened coconut, and nuts that we set out on a table for guests […]

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Say Spaaaahhh – Because Moms Need TLC Too

*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.  I awoke the morning of my first visit to the Burke Williams spa in San Francisco eagerly anticipating a leisurely few hours of relaxation and pampering. I […]

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Quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy following victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. Seattle's Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and the Seahawks' ferocious defense overwhelmed Denver's record-setting offense, forcing three turnovers on the way to a stunning 43-8 victory in Super Bowl 48.   AFP PHOTO /   Timothy  A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Super-Mom’s SF Guide to Super Bowl 50

Whether you hail from a family of football fanatics, or you’re simply a mom looking for something new and unique to do with your little ones, there are a number of kid-friendly events taking place throughout the Bay Area in the run-up to Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016. We’ve compiled a list of […]

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San Francisco’s Chinese New Year Events

I love Chinese New Year in San Francisco!  2016 is the Year of the Monkey, and San Francisco Moms Blog has all the information you need to celebrate with your family in our city!   The Southwest Airline Mini-Procession and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, January 30th 10:30am Grant Ave. from California to Pacific Ave.  FREE.  This […]

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Things are getting out of control in here!

Say Yes to the Mess (at least sometimes!)

It was a Saturday morning in early December. My husband was out of town and my mom had volunteered to babysit so I could squeeze in a workout before diving into a typically frenetic day with two active toddlers. I arrived home to find a kitchen in chaos: a floor blanketed in sprinkles; countertops covered […]

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