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  • 6 Awesome Summer Hikes for Families

    Summer's almost here, and many trails are now open, so there's no better time to experience the outdoors in Marin.

  • 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.

  • EWG's Safest & Most Effective Sunscreens

    Find out what to use this summer with the EWG's 2020 Sunscreen Guide.

  • Family Outing to Drakes Beach

    One of our favorite Marin coastal destinations is Drakes Beach at Point Reyes National Seashore.

Watermelon agua fresca

July 4, 2020

When the weather warms up, we often cool off with aguas frescas, those refreshing traditional Mexican-style drinks made from various kinds of fruit.

July 3, 2020

No campfire? No problem! Make these amazingly delicious cookies to enjoy the deliciousness of s'mores anytime without having to wait to go on a camping trip.
Pulled chicken sandwiches

July 2, 2020

These pulled chicken sandwiches are one of our favorite BBQ recipes. It's similar to — and as delicious as — classic BBQ pulled pork, but requires far less effort and time to make.

July 1, 2020

Get your home ready for Independence Day with this easy-to-make patriotic craft that uses recycled materials and things that you probably have on hand in your craft drawer.

July 1, 2020

Chicken Ranch Beach, located on Tomales Bay just outside Inverness, is one of those well kept West Marin secrets. It's a popular place for families, with a gentle, sandy beach and no surf to speak of, only ripples that lap gently on the shore.

Family Fun in Marin & the Bay Area

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