Parent Q&A: Current Questions Open for Responses

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Activities & Events & Places To Go

Kids chess online with a friend(2 responses, 1 pending)

Childcare & Preschool Advice

Guidepost Montessori Emeryville(2 responses)
ISO Openings - Daycares and Montessori Preschools(1 response)
Mother Goose School in Outer Richmond?(0 responses)
Any experience with Desiree's Wonderschool / Desiree's Daycare?(1 response, 1 pending)
Advice regarding nanny or caregiver for 10 month old(4 responses)
L’Infanzia Daycare(0 responses)

Classes & Camps & Groups & Tutors

Online Piano Instruction(0 responses)
Desperate for Virtual Workouts for Adults(21 responses)
Piano lesson app for kindergartener?(0 responses)
Online yoga for kids(5 responses)
Need help with college apps, especially essay!!!(6 responses)
Soccer for a skilled 12-year-old girl(0 responses)
AP CHEM Tutor(2 responses)
Seeking Social Skills Coach for Young Adult(1 response)

Community & Housing & Work

Traffic/noise around El Cerrito High School(7 responses)
CoWork-CoPlay near Berkeley(3 responses)
Balancing Caring for Child and Career(6 responses)

Family & Relationships

Friend with Borderline Personality Disorder(0 responses)
Advice re non-binary teen(9 responses, 1 pending)
Cost to raise a child(2 responses)

Health & Wellness

Looking for Pediatrician - Oakland Kaiser (0 responses)
Kaiser therapist recommendations(4 responses)
Pediatric hypospadia repair(2 responses)
ACL Surgery//Who should I go to?(10 responses)
Oakland vs WC Kaiser Labor and Delivery(13 responses)
Neuropscyh eval for 7 year old(3 responses)
Labor and Delivery at Eden Medical Center?(1 response)
Excellent Oral Surgeon for Teen with health issues(4 responses)

House & Garden

Crappy carpet but no budget this year -- options?(0 responses, 9 pending)
House cleaner and COVID-19(27 responses, 1 pending)
Bathroom remodel - quality fixtures(4 responses, 1 pending)
Looking for a solar consultant(6 responses)
1x/month housekeeper (4 responses)


Potty training with two young ones(1 response)
Pregnant During Covid(3 responses)
In Home Parent Coach(0 responses)
Piggybacking on recent career post(0 responses)
Toddler bedtime creeping later and later(14 responses)

Products & Services

Help with Health Insurance(0 responses)
Seeking tax accountant for complex taxes(1 response)
WiFi service while keeping landline(5 responses)

School Advice

Feedback on Sylvia Mendez(1 response, 1 pending)
Yu Ming Charter School - Traditional Chinese(1 response)
Joaquin Miller Elem or private school?(1 response)
Head-Royce Lower School - School Environment Question(1 response, 1 pending)
Distance Learning for Kindergarten(1 response, 1 pending)
Middle school - trying to choose between four schools(4 responses, 1 pending)
Piedmont Ave Elementary TK(1 response)
Are IEPs used at more than Public Schools?(5 responses, 1 pending)
AP World History Tutor - LEQ Feedback(0 responses)
Oakland Tech waitlist(0 responses)
Montclair TK, how many classes?(1 response)
Markham Inclusion (Kindergarten) for 5 year old?(0 responses)
Chances of getting off the waitlist for Yu Ming(2 responses)
Waitlisted #3 at Peralta what are our chances?(2 responses)
Orión Academy(0 responses)
Private school with social support (1 response, 1 pending)
Your thoughts on Ed therapists please(0 responses)
OSA High School(5 responses)
Latest on Shu Ren?(1 response)
Aurora or Park Day?(6 responses)
Gap year AFTER Freshmen Year of College?(4 responses)
Bullying in Elementary Schools(1 response)
TRIS - Drop-off/Commute Options(1 response)

Teens & Preteens & Young Adults

Missing teen during COVID-19(0 responses, 1 pending)
Groups For Teens(0 responses)
Seeking teen helper for re-organizing project(0 responses)
Seeking Advice: Teens Driving Other Teens(12 responses)
Support With Hard Teen Girl(6 responses)