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  • It's Apple Season!

    Find out where to go apple picking or get fresh-picked local apples in Marin and Sonoma.

  • 15 Fun Things to do This Week!

    Check out our list of fun things to do with the family this week, August 3–9!

  • Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

    This cookie rocks! It's super easy to make in your cast iron pan, and it's delicious, too.

  • Great New Kids' Books for Summer 2020

    Here's our list of some of the best-reviewed new children's books of 2020 to keep your kids occupied this summer.

    New Books for Kids 2020
  • Our Bay Area Summer Fun List

    Fun ideas for families pretty much guarantees that you won't run out of things to do this summer.


August 10, 2020

I love to make smoothies for myself and for my kids. They're a fantastic way to make sure everyone's getting enough fruits and veggies in their diet and they're ideal for an on-the-go breakfast or a treat. Here are three of my favorite smoothie recipes that everyone in the family enjoys.
Bay Area Discovery Museum outdoor area

August 9, 2020

The outdoor areas of Marin family favorite resource the Bay Area Discovery Museum are now open for members. Reserve your spot for a day of fun with expanded outside activities at the museum.
Nightingale Photography

August 9, 2020

Sponsored: Christina Hernandez started Nightingale Photography in 2010 with a passion for photographic storytelling and photographs families with a unique and candid style. Book your session soon — fall dates are filling up quickly!
Gravenstein apples

August 8, 2020

Like many other popular Bay Area events, this year's Gravenstein Apple Fair has been canceled due to COVID-19. You can still celebrate the apple harvest and help support Sonoma County Farm Trails, the local non-profit organization that puts on the Apple Fair, at their 2020 Grav & Go event!
Music in the Park

August 7, 2020

Sponsored: JAMaROO Kids is excited to launch Music in the Park every Monday in Marin! Join the fun at Old Mill Park and Blackie's Pasture.

Marin Mommies is the go-to guide for parents and families in Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area, with events and activities, local schools, neighborhoods, summer camps, travel ideas, and more.

2020 Marin Summer Camp Guide