Our Most-Read Posts of 2018


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We’re taking a break from publishing new articles for the year so we can spend the rest of the holiday season with our families and ring in the new year refreshed and ready to bring you brand new, original content in 2019. Look for our first batch of articles on Monday, January 7. But we’re not totally disappearing. Keep following us on Facebook and Instagram over the break!

Before we head out, we thought it would be fun to look back at our most read articles of 2018. And we’d be remiss if we didn’t say that interspersed among all of these great posts were lots of searches for some of our local and seasonal guides. If you didn’t catch them this year, be on the lookout for our 2019 updates:


Our 10 Top Posts…

100+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants in San Francisco

We’ll be revamping our list in 2019. Go ahead and tell us in the comments about any restaurants we should add/ take off of our list! 

list of kid friendly restaurants in san francisco


10 Family-Friendly Weekend Getaways from San Francisco (Plus a Cruise)

The cruise has set sail but the rest of the places on this list are still wonderful destinations to sneak away with the kids for a weekend.

family-friendly kid friendly family vacations getaways from san francisco


I Let My Kids Run Up the Slide. Why Don’t You?

Playground politics always make for some interesting discussions. Where do you stand on this debate? 

playground etiquette run up the slide


The Magical Power of the Sleep Pass to Keep Your Kids in Bed All Night

This is such a simple solution to the frustrating problem of little children getting out of their beds at night! And once your child outgrows the sleep pass, give this idea a try

sleep pass


3 Family-Friendly Hidden Gems for Weekend Getaways from San Francisco

San Franciscans certainly don’t like to stay put, do we? Yet another post about weekend trips makes the list. These budget-friendly ideas are worth a look!

family friendly weekend trips from san francisco


Read This Before Applying for Passports in San Francisco

We originally published this article back in 2016, and we do hope that the process has gotten easier since then. Have you done it? Let us know in the comments how it went!passport san francisco


11 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Half Moon Bay

No wonder the city seems so quiet on the weekends, we’re all out of town enjoying the beauty of Northern California! Check out these great ideas for spending a day (or more) down in Half Moon Bay.

things to do in half moon bay with kids


Childcare in San Francisco: The Struggle is Real, and Here’s What You Need to Know

No surprise that an article on childcare made the list. All San Francisco families struggle with this issue in one way or another.tips for finding daycare and nannies


5 Reasons Why Fifth Grade Graduation Is a Big Deal

Graduations are a sentimental milestone for so many parents and based on the popularity of this post, the leap from 5th to 6th grade is a big one.

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Gentle and Effective Methods for Dealing with Toddler Misbehavior

Oh, toddlers. They are a force to be reckoned with. Here, we share practical guidance on how to approach your toddler to maximize their willingness to cooperate. 

discipline toddlers


Want even more top articles from 2018? Head over to Mid-Peninsula Moms Blog to see what made their list. We wish you a wonderful end to 2018, and we’ll see you back here in January!



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