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Activities & Events & Places To Go

Brewery or other outdoor space for 50th birthday(0 responses, 7 pending)
Alaska in August (0 responses, 2 pending)
Games or puzzles for kindergartener (17 responses)
Bioluminescence in Tomales Bay(2 responses)
Loverly vs. KiwiCo?(6 responses)
Fun low-impact activities around Hanalei Bay(5 responses)
Long-Term Electric Bike Rental(3 responses)
ISO: Train Enthusiasts Group for 7 year old(3 responses)
Baja, Mexico - eco-friendly lodging to see whales(6 responses)
ISO: Science show performers(2 responses)
Experience with a modeling agency?(1 response)

Childcare & Preschool Advice

Nanny time off (2 responses)
Thoughts on Berkeley Rose Waldorf for preschool?(1 response)
Daycare Recommendation in Pleasant Hill / Walnut Creek(5 responses)
ABS French Preschool or La Plazita Parents?(3 responses)

Classes & Camps & Groups & Tutors

Art Student to teach my daughter how to draw(0 responses)
Adult pickup soccer? (7 responses)
Recorder lessons for 6 year old? (0 responses, 1 pending)
Winter Camps for Preschoolers(0 responses)
Piano teacher for ADHD 8yr old(0 responses)
Looking for tween/teen girls for social skills group(0 responses)
Guitar Teacher for Teen(0 responses)
Piano "lessons" for 2 year old?(6 responses)
The Academy at Oakland Ballet Company(0 responses)
Outdoor gymnastics(1 response)
Experience with Allegro Piano Studios?(0 responses)
Weekend classes for toddlers?(3 responses)

Community & Housing & Work

Moving to American Canyon(0 responses, 1 pending)
Moving to rockridge - safety for young family(7 responses)
Moving back to the Bay Area - this time with children!(13 responses, 5 pending)
Unable to do school using Zoom(0 responses, 2 pending)
Progressive Catholic church?(7 responses)
Where to donate stuffed animals?(1 response)
Strong Interest Inventory(0 responses)
Masks that fit a toddler?(14 responses)
ISO Entrepreneur Support Group(2 responses)
Certified Nursing Assistant Programs in Bay Area(1 response)
Size of Down Payment in this market(10 responses)
Looking for moving help(1 response)
Bar Mitzvah gift and attire (2 responses)
What to do about recommendations post college?(4 responses)
Transportation for toddler (1 response)

Family & Relationships

So many friends … so little community (0 responses, 12 pending)
Oakland/Berkeley therapist for family issue (1 response)

Health & Wellness

Kaiser Plastic Surgery for breast reduction(0 responses, 3 pending)
Support group for parents of children with OCD(0 responses, 3 pending)
Pediatric Dermatologist Accepting New Patients,with Appointments (0 responses, 1 pending)
Need great therapist for teen with alcoholic parent(0 responses, 1 pending)
Neurofeedback for kids - treatment experience reviews (0 responses, 2 pending)
Kaiser Pediatrician for Nonbinary 12 year old(0 responses, 3 pending)
Looking for Naturopath MD in San Francisco(1 response)
Dentist for phobic young adult(0 responses)
Black male therapist or psychologist for 3rd grader(0 responses)
Gynecologist skilled in surgery(6 responses)
Meseret Zegeye - Kaiser podiatrist (3 responses)
17yo Girl sensory issues(0 responses)
therapist for socially struggling anxious 13 year old boy (4 responses, 2 pending)
Recommendations for Neuropsych at Summit Center(0 responses)
Dentist to finish Invisalign treatment?(0 responses, 1 pending)
Therapist for older lesbian (3 responses)
Experience with Sutter Health OBGYNS?(8 responses)
Adolescent Psychiatrist that will see kids IN PERSON(0 responses)
Explorative therapist for gender dysphoria?(7 responses, 2 pending)
Looking for a super star optical shop(15 responses)
apologies in advance, but - toenail fungus?(14 responses)
Kaiser "Hands-Off" Doctor?(2 responses)
Acne scarring treatments & providers(0 responses)
Recommendations for Kaiser psychiatrist for teen(4 responses)
Pro HRT Doctor(1 response)
Need Recommendations for a Family Therapist(2 responses)

House & Garden

Tips on Selling our Home(0 responses, 1 pending)
Plasterer for Victorian home?(0 responses)
Healthy Meal Delivery for Busy Family(9 responses)
Replacing forced air gas furnace with heat pump?(3 responses)
Recs for upholstery loveseat(3 responses)
Tile and Building Projects (2 responses)
Need excellent, reasonably priced window cleaner(3 responses)
Bamboo removal(3 responses)
Exterior painting (5 responses)
Company to do both mold remediation and repair(4 responses)
shades for four seasons sunroom(0 responses)
Tote Bag Overflow(3 responses)
Tile installation and grout repair.(2 responses)
Exterior home painting advice - partial job?(2 responses)
Replacing an old stovetop and wall oven?(0 responses)
Adding a new bathroom and property tax reassement(4 responses)
How much to budget for landscaping(9 responses)
Oakland housekeeper recs(2 responses)
Servicing an older wall oven(2 responses)
Help needed with light cooking and cleaning(1 response)
General Contractor Recommendation - Moraga Remodel(3 responses)
Simple kitchen remodel(4 responses)


Bottle Feeding Consultant?(0 responses, 7 pending)
Neuropsychological Assessment(4 responses)
Physics Tutor for 10 Year Old (1 response, 1 pending)
Cosleeping how-to/recommendations?(5 responses)
High energy toddler- activities, advice? (20 responses)

Products & Services

estate liquidation question(0 responses, 1 pending)
Looking for a financial planner(3 responses)
Defensive driving class?(0 responses)
Flat fee financial advisor(1 response)
Life Coach for non-career concerns(0 responses)
Easy muffin scoop for toddler? (3 responses)
Hoping for updated pet insurance information (7 responses)
Botox and Lip fillers(12 responses)
Henna salon(0 responses)
Pro bono real estate lawyer for refugee housing?(2 responses)
Electronic parent controls expert to hire-?-(2 responses)
SUV that fits 3 carseats?(7 responses)
Seeking Family Mediator(0 responses)
private investigator(4 responses)
Looking for cosmetic dermatologist (2 responses)
Real Estate Attorney - Property Boundary Issue(5 responses)
Quality hair cut & color?(9 responses)
In-person driving class for 18 year old(1 response)

School Advice

Sankofa United Elementary Reviews (0 responses, 4 pending)
Online high school courses in math(0 responses)
Good public school district in bay area for special ed?(0 responses, 2 pending)
Recreational badminton practice (0 responses, 1 pending)
Nourish You Hot Lunch Program and Celiac Student(0 responses)
Middle School - How to change mid-year?(0 responses)
College help to guide us through the process(1 response)
Berkeley High IEP/504 Parent Group?(0 responses)
Science in BUSD Elementary?(9 responses)
Special Education at OSA(2 responses)
Alternative HS(3 responses)
Afterschool options for teen(4 responses)
After school options: Las Lomas High, Walnut Creek(2 responses)
Principal play favoritism (3 responses)
BHS-Testing into advanced 9th grade math (0 responses)

Teens & Preteens & Young Adults

Tutor wanted for sophomore with learning disabilities(0 responses)
When a child/teen blames their mom for all their problems(0 responses, 6 pending)
Outpatient/Residential Treatment for 21yo with Depression/OCD(0 responses, 4 pending)
Adult children who are tethered to their smartphones(4 responses)
Internet safety class(2 responses)
Teen anxious about new school and no friends (5 responses)