Friday Faves & Finds (3.16.18)


week in review

Tomorrow’s St. Patrick’s Day! This isn’t a big holiday for me, but it’s always fun to have a reason to crack open a Guinness and wear green. Do you go all out for the holiday, setting up leprechaun visits, etc., or do you treat it like any other day? 

Take a look at some of the things that caught my eye this week from around the web (It’s been a busy week!).


These Irish-inspired drinks are a must make this weekend! The Bailey’s mocha frappuccino may be the perfect drink for Saturday brunch.

If you do find yourself celebrating a little too much on Saturday, check out these tips for managing Sunday’s hangover.

What was the buzz in your town about the student walkouts on Wednesday? Here are some tips on how to talk to your kids about difficult subjects like this.

Have you seen this video of a baby giggling at the balloons attached to his arms and leg? Why didn’t I think of this when my kids were this age? 

Who remembers why March 15 is known as the Ides of March? Here’s your history/ trivia lesson for the day.

Did you fill out your bracket for March Madness? I totally forgot, but I’m definitely participating in this Mommy Madness tournament!  

In case you missed it. . .

Wendi guest posted for San Francisco Moms Blog to share eight signs city moms are ready for the suburbs

Andrea defends her choice to forgo the Cry It Out Method and co-sleep with her kids. 

Erika shares tips and her favorite products for flying with babies and toddlers.

I spill the beans on what it’s really like to raise young kids who are close in age.

Meredith pulled together a fabulous list of local running routes for your solo runs and stroller jogs.

And up in SF…

How to enjoy a sugar-free Easter; advice for amicably splitting from your spouse or partner; 11 fun things to do with kids in Half Moon Bay; instructions for a DIY custom California tee.

Upcoming events

Check out our list of local Easter events to plan the perfect photo ops.

March 29 – grab your girlfriends and drive into the city for a moms’ night out at Ambiance Boutique on Union Street. Everyone who shops will get a discount off merchandise PLUS the chance to find an Easter egg with an even bigger discount or another special prize. Sip champagne, chat with friends, snack on apps, and enjoy!

April 22 – if you’re expecting a baby or are a new mom, come to our BLOOM event in San Francisco to check out baby products, speak with a pediatrician, sleep consultant, and lactation consultant, be eligible for amazing giveaways (like Britax car seats!), and walk away with a huge bag of swag. 


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Have a great weekend!

May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, the foresight to know where you are going, and the insight to know when you have gone too far. – Irish proverb



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