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Activities & Events & Places To Go

Running club for middle school kids - Oakland?(0 responses)
Bat Mitzvah or Wedding DJ(3 responses, 2 pending)
Track, Running Club for Middle-school kids(3 responses)
Mud bath that accepts children?(0 responses)
Best Practices for Biking to School with 9-year-old?(5 responses)
Tipping when leaving a daycare(1 response)
How to find a Babysitter in Paris or Avignon?(0 responses)
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Question(4 responses)
Hotels with kitchenettes a plus, in Paris(3 responses)
Children's Books about the Bay Area(18 responses)
Retreat Venue for educators in July (3 responses)
Playdates at parks inclusion(4 responses)

Childcare & Preschool Advice

Seeking preschool with opening in August(0 responses, 7 pending)
Guidepost Montessori(0 responses, 1 pending)
Is it common for nannies to increase their rate mid-agreement?(0 responses, 14 pending)
Feedback on JCC preschool?(2 responses)
Fabulous preschool with openings?(5 responses, 2 pending)
When should we start looking for a pre-school?(4 responses)
Anyone have recent experience with Almaz's Childcare?(0 responses)
Experience with Lifelong Learners Daycare? (1 response)
Opinions on Small Size Big Mind?(4 responses)
Play-based preschools near Point Richmond?(8 responses)
Daycares close at 5:30 - how do you make it work?(21 responses)
Updated Info on Academia de Mi Abuela(0 responses)

Classes & Camps & Groups & Tutors

Drama class for a 4-year-old?(1 response)
What's happening with Yogalayam?(2 responses)
Recent experiences with competitive soccer teams(7 responses)
Social skills summer camp for 6 year old(1 response)
Russian for a 6 year old(1 response)
Seeking a private swim coach for 2 children(0 responses)
Education Unlimited camps - looking for reviews(0 responses)
Looking for a Japanese tutor for teen(4 responses)

Community & Housing & Work

Neighbors Threatening Lawsuit(0 responses)
Neighbor wants us to remove trees(0 responses, 1 pending)
UU Teen Connections - social/volunteering?(1 response)
What is the best elementary school in Danville?(1 response)
Moving to Point Richmond in 2019(0 responses)
Senior Residence experiences/perspectives (10 responses)
Moving to Bay Area with two small children - clueless!(10 responses)
West Oakland BART Parking(4 responses)
Corvallis Oregon(2 responses)
Moving companies going up Grizzly Peak (2 responses)
Parking at Ashby Bart(6 responses)
Where is the pirate ship?(2 responses)
Another merger/acquisition - resume help needed(1 response)
The Aquatic apartments in Berkeley(0 responses)
Anyone living at UC Berkeley University Village?(4 responses)
Moving to Davis, how to find childcare(3 responses)

Family & Relationships

Baby on the way -- managing friends who don't vaccinate (0 responses, 2 pending)
Families 4 children experience?(2 responses)
Second kid coming.. what kind of help would help most?(6 responses)
How to communicate with ex when children are involved(4 responses)

Health & Wellness

Pediatric Dentist(1 response, 1 pending)
Seeking recommendations for Kaiser OBGYN(0 responses)
Looking for good Pediatric Ophthalmologist for Lazy eye(1 response, 1 pending)
Natural path recommendation (0 responses)
Family therapist for whole family?(0 responses, 1 pending)
Chiropractor who uses Activator(2 responses, 1 pending)
Speech Therapy For Lisp (around Walnut Creek)(0 responses)
Biomedical treatment for ASD(0 responses)
Speech Therapy Recommendations(1 response)
Education for young adult with ASD(0 responses)
Centering Pregnancy at Kaiser Oakland(21 responses)
10 year old boy who seems to fit selective mutism(3 responses)
Milestones for behavioral health services(1 response)
Organizational coach / academic tutor for teen?(1 response)
Seeking Neurologist Recommendations(3 responses)
Pediatrician Referral (4 responses, 1 pending)
Fatigue in peri-menopause? or just fatigue? Help!(8 responses)
"Auditory Processing" issue and Dr. Ross-Swain?(6 responses)
Seeking allergist for complex food allergies (0 responses)
Chiropractor recommendation?(6 responses)
Great primary care doc in El Cerrito/Berkeley?(3 responses)
Couples counseling with toddler in tow(6 responses)
Primary Care Physician for adults(1 response)
Kaiser ENT recommendation for adult(1 response)
When Another Family Member is Abusive To Their Spouse(13 responses)
Vocal Cord what?(1 response)

House & Garden

Best way to finance a remodel?(0 responses)
Anyone used Rebath for bath remodel?(0 responses, 3 pending)
Master Plumber Recommendation?(0 responses, 1 pending)
Contractor for new doorway(3 responses)
Possible mite bites - next steps?(6 responses)
Deck Builders(3 responses)
Dog breeder recommendation for good family dogs(6 responses)
Handy-person(4 responses)
Need recommendation for hardwood floors(0 responses)
Recommendations for pest/termite reporting company?(1 response)
2019 Housekeeper rates(7 responses)
Help around the house (+ babysitter down the road?)(0 responses)
Recommendations for a sleeper chair?(7 responses)
Habitat-friendly garden designer(1 response)


Teen wetting bed(0 responses, 1 pending)
3-month-old with pooping problems - help please!(15 responses)
Cloth Diaper Service(10 responses)
Trying to figure out 3 year old's night spasms(4 responses)
Infant Care Class(6 responses)

Pregnancy & Childbirth & Breastfeeding

D&C necessary for miscarriage at 6 weeks 5 days?(6 responses)
HMO gap coverage exception for a birth center(3 responses)
Postpartum Doula Recommendations(2 responses)

Products & Services

Attorney needed for trademark registration(0 responses, 1 pending)
Financial planner for short term investing(3 responses)
Seeking Mediator for divorce in Albany area(1 response)

School Advice

Elementary School recs for 8 y.o. with ADHD/Anxiety/Gifted(0 responses, 3 pending)
Chabot vs. private smaller(0 responses, 3 pending)
Looking for Small Class Size for Grade 6(0 responses)
Seeking home school group for preschooler(0 responses)
Berkeley vs Piedmont Public Schools(2 responses, 1 pending)
Piedmont Millenium High(0 responses)
Howard Elementary School (0 responses)
Looking for a gradeschool for the 2019-2020 school year, 3rd grade(5 responses, 1 pending)
Highly intelligent kid in OUSD(5 responses)
BAM, Cragmont, Oxford, and Washington 5th grade(1 response)
College Prep between Sophomore / Junior Years(13 responses)
BUSD 504 accomodation.(0 responses)
Independent school kid moving to BUSD middle school?(3 responses)

Teens & Preteens & Young Adults

Ob-Gyn Rec for Teen(0 responses, 1 pending)
Sports Psychologist for teen boy(1 response)
14 year old daughter searching for summer job(1 response)