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Activities & Events & Places To Go

Timeshare Share Attorney or Re-seller (1 response)
Masks at playgrounds(12 responses)
Kid over-sharing/giving money to friends(1 response)

Childcare & Preschool Advice

Preschool / Daycare in Brentwood/Oakley area?(1 response)
Seeking Berkeley/Albany pre-K and K combo(0 responses)
Berkeley School, Hearts Leap, others preschools in the Berk flats(12 responses, 1 pending)

Classes & Camps & Groups & Tutors

Looking for Tennis Instructor (0 responses)
Swimming Pools in Covid Times?(0 responses, 2 pending)
Tennis Club Advice (2 responses)
Martial Arts Classes (live) for a 9 year old(4 responses)
Best academic classes on responses)
Japanese tutor for business(4 responses)
Online Spanish class for beginner adult(3 responses)
Exercise options(10 responses)
Looking for an Art-Science teacher(0 responses)

Community & Housing & Work

Lawyer to help get German passport(5 responses)
How to find Short term furnished rentals for newcomers who WFH(7 responses, 1 pending)
Private Schools offering online-only instruction(1 response)
Thoughts about West Oakland?(7 responses)
FSA childcare reimbursement during COVID?(1 response)
Kid Tanking and Hates Distance Learning(2 responses, 2 pending)
East Bay volunteering with little kids?(8 responses)
Folsom/Granite Bay/El Dorado Hills(0 responses)
BPN in Westchester NY?(2 responses)

Family & Relationships

Seeking caregiver recommendations (Alzheimer’s)(4 responses)
Independent Social Worker(0 responses)
Need a co-parenting therapist - Angry ex-husband(3 responses)

Health & Wellness

5 yr old son wont stop touching my breasts(5 responses)
Esthetician (6 responses)
Fistula and hemorrhoid Surgoen(3 responses)
5 Year Old with Type 1 Diabetes(0 responses)
Child therapist for 9-year-old?(0 responses)
Hynotherapy for thumbsucker?(3 responses)
Dental implant for root resorption (7 responses)
Looking for a pediatric dentist in SF ideally(2 responses)
Stanford Children’s Palo Alto(0 responses)

House & Garden

Hot Tub Install/Deck Addition(0 responses)
Antiques restoration (2 responses)
Handyman/carpenter needed.(1 response, 1 pending)
Keeping Dog Poop out of my Trash Can(12 responses)
Does anyone have experience with Gemcore flooring?(1 response)
Experienced and reliable plumber needed(4 responses)
True cost of ADU?(5 responses)
Building a small, L-shaped ADU?(2 responses)
How do you switch from gas to induction stove/oven(5 responses)
Dog Groomer(5 responses)
Mother’s Helper Advice(1 response)


Gift ideas for 11 year old boy(5 responses)

Pregnancy, Childbirth & Breastfeeding

Experience with the Family Birth Center at SFGH?(0 responses)
Getting pregnant after c-section / vbac (0 responses)
Alta Bates or UCSF for Childbirth(3 responses)
Secondary Recurrent Pregnancy Loss -- Best doctors?(14 responses)

Products & Services

Estate Planning Attorney Recommendations(4 responses)
Photographer for Family Portraits(9 responses, 2 pending)
How to find a reliable used car(3 responses)
UC Blue & Gold for prenatal / delivery care?(2 responses)
Rolfer/Bodyworker Recomenddations?(1 response)

School Advice

How are Berkeley schools for a Black kid - and how is Rosa Parks?(0 responses, 1 pending)
College admissions advisor(0 responses, 5 pending)
Moving from NYC to Bay area- Peninsula(0 responses, 2 pending)
Advice on Peninsula public elementary schools(0 responses)
Private elementary school for quirky kid(5 responses, 2 pending)
What’s happening with college admissions? (4 responses, 2 pending)
Sylvia Mendez Kinder experience for native Spanish speakers?(2 responses, 1 pending)

Teens & Preteens & Young Adults

Executive and academic coaching for young adult(0 responses, 3 pending)
22-year-old (& 18 yo) -- car ownership/insurance(0 responses)
Teen helper needed(4 responses)
Seeking teens for weeding 1 hr/week(3 responses)
Looking for a new approach to treat anxiety(5 responses)
Physical activities for teens??(3 responses)