Parent Q&A: Current Questions Open for Responses

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Activities & Events & Places To Go

Activities for teen who loves history?(0 responses, 1 pending)
Yucatan all-inclusive recommendations?(1 response, 1 pending)
Bodega Bay / Dillon Beach?(5 responses)
Bike Consignment(3 responses)

Childcare & Preschool Advice

Seeking perspectives/insights on KSS Albany(0 responses, 1 pending)
Nanny rates and contracts (1 response)
Seeking Waldorf based preschool near Berkeley(1 response)
How to find childcare for 4 hours/week(6 responses, 1 pending)
Preschool in Vallejo/Benicia Area(0 responses)
Seeking part-time/occasional daycare(4 responses)
How young is too young for daycare?(1 response, 2 pending)
W2 or 1099 for Babysitters(2 responses)
Photo release form for daycare (8 responses)

Classes & Camps & Groups & Tutors

Girls Basketball(0 responses)
Spring Break Camp for 3yo?(0 responses)
Family camps in US (0 responses, 8 pending)
Head Royce Summer Program(0 responses)
Camp Blue at UC Berkeley(1 response, 2 pending)
Summer camps: Doodle vs. Galileo vs. EDMO?(1 response, 1 pending)
Minecraft Coding Class(1 response)
Camps Loma Mar vs. Jones Gulch(2 responses)
Swimming team for 11 year old in Berkeley(0 responses)
Pre-calculus tutor (1 response)
I need to learn German! Tutor? On-line classes?(4 responses)
Piano teacher for 13yo in-home and in-person(0 responses)
Any recommended all outdoor camps for 2022?(7 responses)
Looking for a French Tutor/Afterschool Class (3 responses)
"Short" overnight camp for resistant 10-yr old(16 responses)
Sleepaway camp for less than a week?(2 responses)
Abacus Classes near El Cerrito(1 response)
Skiing before 2 years old(8 responses)
Martial Arts in COVID era for 15-yo?(2 responses)

Community & Housing & Work

Career/life coach recommendations?(0 responses)
Civil surgeon needed for I-693 form medical(0 responses, 1 pending)
Baby/maternity clothes donations(1 response)
COVID precautions, nannies, and nanny shares(7 responses)
Moving to Brentwood TN(1 response)
Moving to the East Coast - need recent mover recs(1 response)
Vaccine requirements for camp? (1 response)
Preparing child for a big move (6 responses)
Anything similar to BPN in Long Beach, CA? (1 response)
Piedmont Gardens reviews(0 responses)
Covid testing protocols for Nanny(4 responses)
Earthquake plan for babysitters(2 responses)

Family & Relationships

My sister is in a romance scam-what to do? (0 responses, 1 pending)
Which agency for domestic adoption?(0 responses)
Needing a family law attorney(0 responses)

Health & Wellness

Recommendations for breast asymmetry correction(0 responses)
CBT for teen daughter(1 response)
Recurrent miscarriage specialists (3 responses)
Child psych for anxiety & autism(0 responses)
seeking psychiatrist for 11 year old (2 responses)
TMJ + Pregnancy: Alternative medicine(4 responses)
Marriage therapist(3 responses)
Dermatologist for minor adult acne(4 responses)
4 month old - alternative practitioner for reflux?(5 responses)
Crozats for youth?(0 responses)
Therapist for 8 year old(2 responses)
Experience with Birth Control Pill and depression?(6 responses)
Therapist for 17 y.o. boy (sadness, anxiety)(1 response)
Pediatrician & Dentist who accept Medi-Cal(5 responses)

House & Garden

Roof Replacement -- should we add solar now?(1 response, 15 pending)
Made Renovation(0 responses, 2 pending)
Mouthy Maltese pomeranian desperately needs trainer(0 responses, 2 pending)
Cleaner and cook(0 responses, 1 pending)
Looking for a cook(0 responses)
Looking for an Electrician recommendation(2 responses)
Carpenter/handy person wanted near El Sobrante (2 responses)
French drain(8 responses)
Recycling broken toys(4 responses)


Night nanny with experience in sleep training needed(2 responses)
Sex talk among peers, 12y girl?(1 response)

Pregnancy, Childbirth & Breastfeeding

How Much Are Night Nannies?(0 responses, 5 pending)
Bottle feeding not going well(12 responses)
Doula for Kaiser Oakland delivery(6 responses, 2 pending)
Struggling to conceive again(25 responses)
OB who delivers at Alta Bates(4 responses)

Products & Services

Immigration Lawyer(0 responses, 1 pending)
Financial planner?(0 responses, 2 pending)
Good bassinet for a very low bed?(0 responses, 3 pending)
Medical Insurance: Visiting Grandparents from India(0 responses)
Looking for Bookkeeper(1 response)
Where to get haircut for 2 yr old?(7 responses)
Need help with unruly computer(0 responses)
Switching to Covered California(2 responses)
Vanguard, Local, or First Republic Wealth Management?(9 responses)
Advice on Easement or Buying Lot in Oakland(4 responses)

School Advice

Removing daughter from school to focus on CHPSE(0 responses, 2 pending)
Choosing elementary school in Berkeley(1 response, 4 pending)
Differentiated Learning in Albany Schools?(0 responses, 3 pending)
Legit Gap Year Programs? (0 responses)
Bentley, Head Royce or School of Madeline (0 responses, 2 pending)
EB or EBI Middle School language learning track(0 responses, 2 pending)
Classes for homeschoolers(0 responses, 5 pending)
Post (?) Pandemic Info on Francophone Charter School(0 responses, 1 pending)
Preschool for my Spanish-speaking child(7 responses, 1 pending)
Experiences at Raskob, Northbridge and/or Albany Public schools?(2 responses, 1 pending)
Not eating lunch at preschool(2 responses)
Centro Infantil in Oakland(0 responses)
Advice on multilingual childcare in the East Bay(5 responses)
Socio-economic factors in Lafayette schools?(4 responses)
Wait list at Madera Elementary?(7 responses)
Reapplying to private school at a later date(2 responses)
Experience with OUSD high schools (not Oakland Tech)(3 responses)
Kid not into college,trying not to compare(15 responses)
ISO academically challenging schools(2 responses)

Teens & Preteens & Young Adults

Help for overweight teen picky eater(4 responses)
Seeking Teen Substance Outpatient program(1 response)
CIEE High School study abroad(4 responses)
Looking for a host family (0 responses)
teenage allowances(3 responses)
Young Teen Vaping and Lying(2 responses)
sports for teen girl(4 responses)