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

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

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

The Best Holiday Events in San Francisco for Kids

Fairmont life size Gingerbread house

It’s hard to believe, but the Holiday Season is upon us again! Make the most of it this year with these festive Holiday Events in San Francisco, especially for kids. Create new traditions and enjoy these Holiday Celebrations with your family. Holiday Events in San Francisco for Kids Mark Foehringer Dance Project’s Nutcracker Sweets Children’s … Read more

24 Exciting Things To Do In San Francisco With Kids (2022)

Things to do in San Francisco with Kids - Bingo Challenge

If you’re looking for fun things to do in San Francisco with kids, this Bingo Challenge is a super great way to see the city. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. Read my full disclosure here, thanks for your … Read more

The Best Playgrounds in San Francisco for Every Childhood Stage

lafayette playground- best playground in san francsico

San Francisco has some of the most amazing playgrounds around. Did you know there are more than 179 public playgrounds inside of San Francisco’s 49 square miles? Whether you live in the city or you are just visiting, take advantage of the great parks and public spaces! The best playgrounds in San Francisco offer spectacular … Read more

Classes for Toddlers in San Francisco to try Now

one year olds sitting at table

Right after my son’s first birthday I took a big leap of faith and stopped working full-time so that I could spend the majority of my days with my baby. It was a big, scary decision and I was fraught with doubt and anxiety, but ultimately it ended up being one of the best decisions … Read more