Archive for the ‘Parenting’ Category

Hey neighbor, can we borrow some sugar?

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Rooster is a community of neighbors who help, borrow and share with one another for free. Participating in our group is simple; anyone can ask for whatever they need, and help whenever they can. Just one rule: everything on Rooster is done for free. We use Rooster to give away second hand items, borrow and […]

Find Great Babysitters & Nannies with UrbanSitter

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UrbanSitter is a website and app that takes the guesswork out of finding great babysitters and nannies. * Find the help you need. From date night babysitters to part- and full-time nannies or backup care, UrbanSitter has you covered! * Built on trust. Recommendations matter, that’s why UrbanSitter shows sitters hired and reviewed by parents […]

La Petite Baleen ~ the Premier Swim Program

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La Petite Baleen is the Bay Area’s premier swim school since 1979. Year-round indoor swim schools offer private, semi-private and small group lessons to students ages 2 months and up. Our unique child development based curriculum is internationally recognized and award winning. Our facilities are all custom built use cutting edge technology and filtration systems […]

La Petite Baleen ~ the Premier Swim Program

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La Petite Baleen is the Bay Area’s premier swim school since 1979. Year-round indoor swim schools offer private, semi-private and small group lessons to students ages 2 months and up. Our unique child development based curriculum is internationally recognized and award winning. Our facilities are all custom built use cutting edge technology and filtration systems […]

The Whys of Multiples

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Multiples attract attention, there’s no getting around it. People approach you in public, sometimes just to look at your babies and say “Aw,” sometimes to tell you about twins they know, sometimes to tell you they are a twin! Once a woman came up to me and, touching my amazing double stroller, said, “I wish they […]

Local Nanny Source With A Personal Touch!

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Considering the fact that a nanny will become a trusted member of your parenting team, there is a lot more to finding the right match than you might think! Over the past 25 years, owners Daryl Camarillo and Maggie Berkshire have perfected the nanny search process. Focusing on each family’s individual needs and backed by […]

Live Chat on Facebook with Pediatrician

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How do I take care of a newborn baby? I have so many questions….where do I begin? Pediatrician & PAMP member Jennifer Berkowski will be onhand live to answer your all of questions and more in a new PAMP offering — a Facebook Chat event! Join us online June 23rd from 8:00-8:30pm.

La Petite Baleen ~ the Premier Swim Program

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La Petite Baleen is the Bay Area’s premier swim school since 1979. Year-round indoor swim schools offer private, semi-private and small group lessons to students ages 2 months and up. Our unique child development based curriculum is internationally recognized and award winning. Our facilities are all custom built use cutting edge technology and filtration systems […]

Local Nanny Source With A Personal Touch!

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Considering the fact that a nanny will become a trusted member of your parenting team, there is a lot more to finding the right match than you might think! Over the past 25 years, owners Daryl Camarillo and Maggie Berkshire have perfected the nanny search process. Focusing on each family’s individual needs and backed by […]

Mommy, Can We Send Baby Back Now?

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I thought I had dodged a bullet when my second son was born and my first seemed to fall in love with him right ‘out of the box’, so to speak. The baby was doted on, squeezed, admired, snuggled and generally adored by my older son. I was relieved…I had done something right, clearly! Maybe […]

Find Great Babysitters & Nannies with UrbanSitter

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UrbanSitter is a website and app that takes the guesswork out of finding great babysitters and nannies. * Find the help you need. From date night babysitters to part- and full-time nannies or backup care, UrbanSitter has you covered! * Built on trust. Recommendations matter, that’s why UrbanSitter shows sitters hired and reviewed by parents […]

Local Nanny Source With A Personal Touch!

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Considering the fact that a nanny will become a trusted member of your parenting team, there is a lot more to finding the right match than you might think! Over the past 25 years, owners Daryl Camarillo and Maggie Berkshire have perfected the nanny search process. Focusing on each family’s individual needs and backed by […]

Keys to Building Character

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With the loss of community in the past two generations (now “the village it takes to raise a child” looks more like a ghost town), an increasingly “look out for yourself” economy and a vulgar and self-absorbed culture penetrating every corner of our lives – including children’s television and advertisements – we really have to […]

How the Three C’s Can Protect Your Family Now

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Most parents of young children in Palo Alto and neighboring communities have attempted to take every factor into consideration with regard to living here so that our kids can attend the highly rated schools in our outrageously expensive neighborhoods. However, we may question our decision to live here when the news reports that multiple local […]

Find Great Babysitters & Nannies with UrbanSitter

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UrbanSitter is a website and app that takes the guesswork out of finding great babysitters and nannies. * Find the help you need. From date night babysitters to part- and full-time nannies or backup care, UrbanSitter has you covered! * Built on trust. Recommendations matter, that’s why UrbanSitter shows sitters hired and reviewed by parents […]