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Bay Area moms who are giving back to the community

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In celebration of Mother’s Day, SFGate put together a collection of outstanding local moms who are juggling jobs, kids and everyday life while also making tremendous efforts to give back to their local communities and the world around them. These wom… [Read More]

What moms really want for Mother’s Day

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Remember all those “World’s Best Mom” coffee mugs you gave your mom for Mother’s Day over the years? Are they still collecting dust sitting on a shelf in her house? Here’s a secret: Most moms would rather have something else. Here are some g… [Read More]
Categories: Holidays, Mother's Day

Like mother, like daughter: Share your photos

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SFGate has a tradition of celebrating Mother’s Day by inviting readers to submit photos that capture the uncanny likenesses between mothers and daughters — because, let’s face it, women can’t help but be like their mothers. Our mothers are ing… [Read More]

Nominate moms who make the Bay Area a better place for families and kids

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Mother’s Day is around the corner and this year SFGate plans to honor remarkable Bay Area moms who make our community a better place for families and children. We’re looking to celebrate women whose positive influence and talents through both commu… [Read More]
Categories: Holidays, Mother's Day

Mob scene erupts at Sacramento egg hunt

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A well-intentioned attempt to put on the world’s largest Easter egg hunt in Sacramento turned into a chaotic mob scene on Sunday. Parents and kids pushed, elbowed and fought their way to the 510,000 plastic eggs spread across the Capitol area. Toddle… [Read More]

Is a child safety expert advising parents to keep kids off Santa’s lap going too far?

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Taking the kids to the local shopping mall and having them sit on Santa’s lap for a photo shoot is a beloved holiday tradition. Yes, the lines are often long, the price of a photo high and the candy canes a little stale, but the memories and photogra… [Read More]
Categories: Holidays

The ugliest Christmas sweaters you’ve ever seen

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  We can blame Colin Firth for the ugly Christmas sweater trend. In the role as Mark Darcy, he was wearing a roll-neck emblazoned with a giant smiling reindeer head when he first met Renee Zellweger in the 2001 film Bridget Jone’s Diary — and o… [Read More]

Good grief! Share photos of your sad Charlie Brown Christmas trees

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Does your Christmas tree make you want to say “Good grief?” Email photos of your sad, scrawny Christmas trees to moms@sfgate.com with the subject line “Charlie Brown.” You probably watched A Charlie Brown Christmas as a kid, and now your litt… [Read More]