September Events Calendar

September events calendar for families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Got an event to add? Email sophie@thesfmama.com! Week of September 11th 9/16-9/20 Flower Piano at the SF Botanical Garden 9/17 4ft and Up Kitchen presents StoryTime Cooking Class at 1335 Guerrero 9/17 Habitot Mobile Pop-Up Museum in Alameda 9/17 Elephant and Piggie We Are … Read more

Unbeatable Stay in Fisherman’s Wharf: Kimpton Alton Review

Hotel room with two beds

When’s the last time you stayed a hotel that truly made you feel pampered? If there is one thing I love, it’s staying at a nice hotel. There is something so exciting about opening your hotel room door and discovering deluxe accommodations you can call home for the next few days. Recently, my family stayed … Read more

Review: Elephant And Piggie Are In A Play (And Your Kids Will Love It!)

Photo By Ben Krantz

Our family has been smitten with Elephant and Piggie ever since my son got his first Mo Willems book as a toddler.There is something so charming and pure about Elephant and Piggie. While they are usually incredibly fun and silly, they also are fantastic models for how to handle difficult situations in real life. Parents … Read more

Bay Area Children’s Theatre’s Llama Llama: LIVE! is Delightful and Fun

If you caught my recent interview with Bay Area Children’s Theatre founder and CEO, Nina Meehan, you know how passionate I feel about exposing children to live theatre. Sadly, in the last two years, taking our kids to live performances has been challenging. Even now, with theatre back on the menu, taking kids to indoor … Read more

Butter Love Bakeshop- The Way To Eat Dessert In San Francisco

When it comes to butter and flavor, Esa Yonn-Brown doesn’t mess around. She is a seasoned pastry chef and business owner who incorporates her knowledge and passion for baking into each of her creations. If you haven’t had the pleasure yet, it’s time to try one of her delectable treats at her bakery, Butter Love … Read more

Best Marriotts in San Francisco for Every Type of Travel

lobby of the westin st. francis in San Francisco. Large hanging clock over a table with purple flowers and marble pillars in the background

If you’re planning a trip to San Francisco and prefer to stay at a Marriott hotel, you have options. There are over 100 hotels under the Marriott umbrella in the Bay Area. Of course, not all hotels are created equally, and every trip has different requirements. The best Marriotts in San Francisco address the needs … Read more

A Very Helpful List of Kid’s Summer Camps in San Francisco

3 Kids running with a homemade rocket over their heads

Summer is here, whether you’re ready or not. If you’re a parent in San Francisco, you’re probably receiving texts and emails from fellow parents asking the same question: “What are you doing for Summer Camps in San Francisco this year?” Summer camp scheduling, let’s face it, can be stressful.There are so many options to choose … Read more

Be Free to Indulge – The Good Chocolate Review

The Good Chocolate Bar with a picture of an angel on the front

Here at the San Francisco Mama we’re dedicated to lifting up and promoting local Bay Area products, services and people. The following is a product review of The Good Chocolate, a Keto Approved Zero-Sugar chocolate company based in San Francisco, CA. Disclosure: I received free chocolate for the purposes of a review. As always, my … Read more