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Avid4 Adventure

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This summer, experience the power of authentic outdoor adventure. Avid4 Adventure camps teach pre-K – 7th graders of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. With help from our time-tested curriculum and insanely experienced instructors, we give campers solid skills and character-shaping confidence, launching them into a lifetime of empowering […]

What Do You Know About Identity Theft?

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Have you ever received an email from a “friend” urging you to send them money since they are traveling in a faraway country and they are now stranded? Their story recounts how they’ve been robbed and how they desperately need your help –and of course, that “help” is in the form of a wire transfer, […]

Music Together: Menlo Park

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Music Together® is bringing music education to families in the Bay Area for years!  We believe in the power of music, that every child is musical and, given the right environment, can learn to sing in tune and move with accurate rhythm.  Join us making music together. Playing, dancing, singing and having a great family time. […]

A World of Discovery at YCIS

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Imagination thrives at YCIS Silicon Valley’s preschool. Our inquiry-based approach starts with children’s interests and natural curiosity about the world around them. Preschoolers ask questions, problem-solve and discuss as they discover the world through two languages. Working as a team, English and Mandarin teachers reflect on what students know and provide a wide variety of […]

Creating Great New Holiday Traditions

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I only discovered the term “transplant” in the context of a non-Californian living in the Golden State once I became one myself. Nine years I abandoned the East Coast for what I thought would be a temporary move. But then I got wooed, got hitched and had kids. This further rooted me here because I vowed never […]

A World of Discovery at YCIS

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Imagination thrives at YCIS Silicon Valley’s preschool. Our inquiry-based approach starts with children’s interests and natural curiosity about the world around them. Preschoolers ask questions, problem-solve and discuss as they discover the world through two languages. Working as a team, English and Mandarin teachers reflect on what students know and provide a wide variety of […]

Five Questions for a Parents’ Night Out Host

Nerene Fayers is a part of a group of members who volunteer their time to organise Parents’ Night Out (PNO) events. These adult-only events are held once a month and give PAMP parents the opportunity to meet and socialise with fellow members. “This position allows me to search for new and exciting events to offer […]

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

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Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton was founded in 1898 and is located on a 64-acre campus in Atherton, California. The institution is coeducational Catholic preschool through twelfth grade school with a total enrollment of approximately 1,110 students. It is a member of the Network of Schools of the Sacred Heart with 22 institutions in the United […]

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

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Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton was founded in 1898 and is located on a 64-acre campus in Atherton, California. The institution is coeducational Catholic preschool through twelfth grade school with a total enrollment of approximately 1,110 students. It is a member of the Network of Schools of the Sacred Heart with 22 institutions in the United […]

Member Musings: Halloween!

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Growing up I remember decorations for Halloween primarily being pumpkins. Our family would make a trip to the local pumpkin patch where my brother and I were able to select our pumpkins, one each. The rule was you could have any pumpkin you wanted as long as you could carry it by yourself to the car.

Five Questions for the Family Playtime Host

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PAMP isn’t only for moms — dads play an important role, too. Take David Enemark, for example, host of Family Playtime in the Park. The first Sunday morning of each month, David hosts PAMP’s Family Playtime in the Park, which meets at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto. Family Playtime in the Park is designed for parents […]

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 from PAMP, […]

Five Questions for a Membership Committee Volunteer

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Alix Pora is a volunteer on PAMP’s Membership Committee. Her job involves helping recruit and welcome new members, and developing strategies for growing PAMP. Alix says, “I help the committee with its mission by promoting PAMP in the community, provide input regarding recruitment and membership retention and research potential resources for PAMP.”

Jewish Baby Network

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Jewish Baby Network is sponsored by Jewish Federation and a consortium of Jewish organizations. We offer parents of babies and toddlers from all backgrounds a place to connect, share, and celebrate. Director Carol Booth has over 20 years experience in Jewish education and looks forward to meeting you! Visit our website to register for our […]

Tips for Air Travel with Small Children

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Air travel with young children isn’t always easy, and some of the struggles start before you board the plane. I hope these simple tips can help you manage your child and gear before, during and after you board the airplane and make the entire air travel experience more pleasant. If possible, aim for direct flights […]