Sex and the City in 2018 and More (Friday Faves, 8.3.18)

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Welcome to Friday, friends! As of Wednesday, I officially have a two-year-old! He informed me the day before his birthday that he’s “turning into a big kid,” which is both terrifying and true. Hopefully, the terrible twos are just a thing of legend….we will see…

How’s Fogust treating you so far? I would really prefer if we could fast forward to beautiful Indian Summer and skip all this grey, but c’est la vie. If you find yourself cuddled up inside to avoid Karl the Fog this weekend, at least you’ll have a few links from around the web to peruse 🙂

Beach Goals

I grew up in sunny San Diego, so this summer fog is not really my cup of tea. Lately, I’ve been dreaming of the beach, and this list has got me thinking about one last summer trip…

Sex and the City for 2018

Were you a Sex and the City fan? This article about reimagining the show for a 2018 audience made me laugh.  

Let's Talk About Sex

Speaking of sex…do you and your partner ever talk about your sexual fantasies? According to this article, talking about your sexual fantasies and desires can improve your sex life.


Brown Sugar Peach Crumble Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I haven’t eaten enough peaches yet this summer, so I’m determined to stock up at the farmers market this weekend. If there are any leftover after my son gets his hands on them, I’d like to make this brown sugar peach crumble.


A New Cookbook to Try

I just got this cookbook from the library, and there are so many recipes I’m dying to try! My husband was eyeing the recipe for Black Rice and Roasted Mushroom Bowls, so I think I’ll add mushrooms to my farmers market list.

Mindful Breathing for Kids

My son, Henry, has had some big feelings lately, so I’ve got my eye on this book about mindful breathing for kids. If you have any favorite resources for teaching mindfulness to kids, share them in the comments below!

Head to the Coop

Have you visited The Coop, a playspace in South San Francisco? Henry loves the ball pit and even braved the bounce house this week. It’s somewhat small, but clean, rarely crowded in the morning, with free parking very close by. I highly recommend it if you haven’t been!

In case you missed it, here are the week’s posts from San Francisco Moms Blog and Mid-Peninsula Moms Blog. 

Wrong Kind of Mom Friends

Not all mom friends are created equal. Robin calls out the types of moms to watch out for.

Monster Jam Ticket Giveaway

We’re giving away 4 tickets to see Monster Jam at the SAP Center in San Jose on Friday, August 31 at 7:00 PM. Enter by midnight tonight (8/3/18)! If you missed the giveaway, use our promo code to buy tickets at 25% off.

Find Your MOMfidence

Andrea tells us how she find her MOMfidence, and why you should, too.

The Love and the Hate for Nipple Shields

It’s World Breastfeeding Week. More power to the mamas who nurse and pump, but can we be honest about it? It’s hard for so many different reasons. Sometimes tiny nipples is a big one.

10 Days in a GMC Terrain Denali

Kelly pull together the best video sharing her experience driving a new GMC Terrain Denali up to Taho with her family. Curious about trunk space, installing car seats and all the other cool features of this small, luxury SUV? Check out what she has to say.

Why You Shouldn’t Give Your Kids Warnings

We’ve all done it. The count to three (or ten), the threat that if our child does something one more time there will be a consequence… warnings. They’re a mainstay of behavior management, but should they be? Elisa says no.

Girl Power in Baseball 

Samone shines a light on the co-ed and all-girl baseball teams in the Bay Area and just why it’s so important to let girls into this traditionally boys-only sport. 

Silhouette Art Giveaway

Enter by midnight tonight, 8/3/18, to win a hand cut, custom silhouette. Artist Karl Johnson will be in the area later this month, or you can order yours online. 

Wardrobe Staples for Working Moms

Jeanne shares her five must-haves for the busy working mom.

Back to School Fashion Essentials (K-5)

Laura gives us the brands and basics that your little ones need to get the school year started on the right foot.


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