Parent Q&A: Current Questions Open for Responses

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Activities & Events & Places To Go

Great trails for 3-5 mile runs in East Bay hills?(0 responses)
Best Birthday Party Magician Bay Area?(0 responses, 4 pending)
Regional and State Park bathrooms during SIP(5 responses, 1 pending)
Yosemite during the pandemic(9 responses)

Childcare & Preschool Advice

When to start searching for nanny share?(5 responses)
After school sports and athletic activities for 9yo(0 responses)
Updated reviews for BlueSkies for Children daycare?(3 responses)
Seeking recommendations on how to pay pod educator(1 response)
To daycare or not to daycare?(9 responses)
Nanny share set up for infants(3 responses)
Over the Table Nanny Pay?(1 response)
Dynamics of working with a nanny(6 responses)
Paying Nanny Over the Table(5 responses)

Classes & Camps & Groups & Tutors

Outdoor prenatal yoga in the Berkeley area?(0 responses)
Looking for a 1st grade math tutor(0 responses)
Hebrew Tutor? (2 responses)
Berkeley Outdoor Rowfit Class Needs Rowers!(0 responses)
Looking to connect my teen with others interested in film!(0 responses, 1 pending)
Black Boys code? Is there a program like this (0 responses, 2 pending)
Tennis lessons (summer)(3 responses)
Extra math classes for a fourth grader(1 response)
Seeking a tutor/teacher for a 1st grade pod(0 responses)
Looking for a tutor for 2nd graders (3 responses)
Looking for a swim instructor (1 response)
Home workout recommendations for elderly parents(11 responses)
Architecture Class?(2 responses)
Online Tutor for 5th Grader(2 responses)

Community & Housing & Work

How are you managing full time care for school age kids?(0 responses, 3 pending)
Claremont Hills: Pros and Cons(0 responses, 10 pending)
Pros and Cons of parent vs. paid tutor led pods(0 responses, 3 pending)
Experience living at University Village?(0 responses, 9 pending)
Parents Decisions about Kindergarten during Quarantine(0 responses, 5 pending)
GMIS Preschool Information?(0 responses)
Working with Movers Remotely(0 responses, 1 pending)
Career and Life Counselor for college student(4 responses)
Considering moving to Sonoma to attend Summerfield Waldorf School(2 responses, 1 pending)
Is there BPN equivalent in Orange County?(0 responses)
Pinole in 2020(2 responses)
Need help creating a home office (7 responses)
Living in San Pablo + Elementary Schools(1 response)
Should we sell or rent out our Berkeley home?(8 responses)
Is your preschool implementing a COVID surcharge?(22 responses)
Where to move beyond the Bay Area with a teen(7 responses)
Thoughts on sending child to preschool during covid(3 responses, 1 pending)
Considering moving to El Cerrito (3 responses)
Volunteering to help Seniors?(3 responses)
Looking for a preschool in COVID-19 time?(2 responses)
Online classes for toddlers - any you've enjoyed?(17 responses)
Nanny and Family Agreements During COVID-19(9 responses)
Masks at Daycare(13 responses)
Moving between Mendocino and Berkeley(2 responses)

Family & Relationships

Perspective on IVF remaining embryos(7 responses)
Father won’t allow treatment program(3 responses)

Health & Wellness

ISO Excellent Child Psychiatrist Who Takes Insurance(0 responses)
Need Progressive Lenses - Any Advice?(2 responses)
Functional Medicine Doctor or Naturopath Needed(3 responses, 2 pending)
Pods for aspergers/autism kids(1 response)
Glasses at Costco?(13 responses)
Perimenopause Specialist at Kaiser? (8 responses)
Seeking OBGYN or Midwife Kaiser SF(3 responses)
Looking for a obgyn (non Sutter Health )(6 responses)
child's dry itchy flaky scalp(14 responses)
School districts with support for autism spectrum(2 responses)
Kaiser San Leandro vs Kaiser Oakland - Prenatal Care(12 responses)
Braces for Teen, Jaw surgery(13 responses)
Seeking BPD support group for significant others (4 responses)
Eye Exam Dr Recommendation Needed(7 responses)
Life / Career Coach need for mid-life transition(4 responses)
Best school district for special needs 5 year old(2 responses)
Kaiser therapist recs?(3 responses)
Dry needling(2 responses)
Seeking a great pediatrician with a good online portal(15 responses)

House & Garden

House near high voltage power lines(0 responses, 4 pending)
Recommendations for housekeeper w/ newborn 1-2 times a week(2 responses, 2 pending)
Air filter for at home pod learning(12 responses, 1 pending)
Wooden Hot Tub(3 responses)
Interior barn door(2 responses)
Cabinet refacing(0 responses)
Interior Painter Recommendation (4 responses)
Looking for lighting designer recommendations(0 responses)
looking for a bug screen installation service(2 responses)
Housekeeper Recommendation?(4 responses)


My 11mo son constantly shakes head... autism? (6 responses)
Help with my world-class whiner(34 responses)
Blended family teen pandemic hell(7 responses)
Toddler can hold his pee, but can’t release it(9 responses)

Pregnancy, Childbirth & Breastfeeding

Supportive nursing chair recommendations(9 responses)

Products & Services

Looking for a Personal Bookkeeper (0 responses)
Trust for adult child with addiction issues(1 response)
BabyBay european and US compatability (0 responses)
Affordable health insurance - between jobs(4 responses)
Haircutter that comes to home(6 responses)
Advice on Creating a Website for an Artist(6 responses)

School Advice

Skipping Preschool before Kindergarten(4 responses)
Distance Learning and Homeschooling - Big Minds?(0 responses)
Kindergarten in Alameda(0 responses)
Longfellow Middle School(3 responses)
Schools consultant?(3 responses)
Francophone Incoming Kinder for 2020-2021 school year(0 responses)
Getting a child assessed in BUSD: pros and cons?(8 responses)
Experience with Baywood Learning(0 responses)
Kindergarten in Albany Schools(4 responses)
High school for senior with social/emotional issues(3 responses)
New in town from Brooklyn(1 response)
Alameda High School vs. Encinal Junior High (3 responses)
District for good schools *and* a hills-y feeling?(9 responses)

Teens & Preteens & Young Adults

Effective limits on internet use/iPhone use for teen(5 responses)
Daughter posting inappropriate photos(7 responses)
12 year old's Social Anxiety(0 responses)
Intense emotional outbursts in 13 y.o. boy(7 responses)