If you’re aiming high in the school search, especially for highly selective private schools, you might consider submitting a “First-Choice” or “Top-Choice” letter. What exactly is a first-choice letter? For younger students, it’s a letter written by the parents; ...read more
Open House events are one of the best opportunities to experience many aspects of a school. At the event you will get the feel of the staff, students and administrators. You will have the opportunity to walk the halls, experience the classrooms and unique ...read more
You and your family have decided to apply to one or more private schools for the next school year. Hopefully, you have given yourself and your child plenty of time to prepare for the steps and items required for the process. The steps and requirements in this ...read more
Festivity, fun and inspiration are everywhere this holiday season in the beautiful Bay Area! Whether you’re seeking a family-friendly activity or wanting to start a new tradition, there’s a holiday event that’s just right for you — and many of them are free of ...read more
Holiday Train Experiences IT’S HARD TO RESIST THE ROMANTIC NOTION OF RIDING THE RAILS IN A CAR PULLED BY AN OLD-FASHIONED STEAM LOCOMOTIVE ALL LIT UP IN HOLIDAY LIGHTS. It’s something that cap¬tivates most kids—and many adults too. Fortunately for ...read more
Parent Approved Experiential Gifts for Bay Area Families Each holiday season parents struggle with the junk, that is, toy junk! After the holidays are over there is a struggle on where to put all of the Mr. Potato Heads, Hot Wheels, Barbie Dream Campers and Baby ...read more
13 Great Skating Venues Around the Bay ICE SKATING WILL BE MEMORABLE for the kids or a great way to revisit your own childhood. You can even romance you know who with a spin on a Bay Area ice skating rink. Skating rinks options include scenic views and range in ...read more
There’s nothing worse than browsing the aisles for hours on end or scrolling throw endless online gift guides, looking for that perfect gift for the person who seemingly already has it all. But along comes a savior in a cardboard cape, and you’re filling out the ...read more
SCHOOLS AND PRESCHOOLS
Best Bay Area Public High Schools – U.S. News & World Report 2023
2023 Best Bay Area Public High Schools U.S. News & World Report has released its annual ranking for public ...
Fall and Winter Respiratory Issues
Fall and Winter Respiratory Issues During the fall and winter months emergency departments often see an increase ...
Building Up STEAM – 35 Easy Tips to Try This Weekend
Science Children are naturally inquisitive, and curiosity is the backbone of science discovery. Inspire kids to ...
Bay Area Special Education Schools
A comprehensive list of Bay Area Special Needs Education schools working to help children and adults with Learning ...
Bay Area Family Creates Fun Bandage Tattoo
There’s an expression that families who adventure together, grow together. But what about families who venture ...
The Private School Search: What Does Accreditation Mean?
Accreditation and professional affiliations and associations indicate a private school has been evaluated by and ...
The Private School Search: When Your Child Has Special Needs
Many students have diagnoses such as ADHD, anxiety, learning delays, physical disabilities, special medical needs ...
The Private School Search: The Acceptance and Decision
The application is completed, interviews and shadow days all done—all that’s left is waiting for the acceptance ...