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The impact the pandemic has had on small business owners and operators has been devastating, to say the least. As a small business ourselves, and one who works side by side with other small businesses, we felt compelled to take action.

If you are a small business, we want to use our platforms to give you a voice to our local San Francisco Bay Area community. Please head over to #MomsUnitedForCali for more information on the cross-collaborative campaign with our Californian sister sites to support small businesses in California through donations and social media.

We stand united with small, local businesses. The following is a listing of San Francisco Bay Area small businesses, many with special perks for SFBAM readers, for your consideration and support.

Click on each category below to read more.

Chloe’s Closet

We are the SF Bay Area’s favorite place to buy and sell kids’ clothing, toys, baby gear, and maternity & women’s clothes. BUYERS – come by often to check out our ever-changing inventory at incredible prices. SELLERS – we make consigning your own and your kids outgrown clothing and toys easy, convenient, and lucrative.

SFBAM Reader Perk – Mention ‘SF Bay Area Moms’

Mention SF Bay Area Moms and get a 10% off your first purchase 🙂

Pretty Pokets makes bags and clutches that are beautiful and functional. For a Mom with a newborn, a decent diaper bag is a must. Visit our website for our unique and award-winning diaper bags and other great accessories for the holidays.

SFBAM Reader Perk – Use Code SFBAMOMS10

We are excited to offer a 10% Discount code – Use “SFBAMOMS10” on our website for 10% off on all our products.

Samantha Look

I am a photographer in San Francisco offering timeless family and motherhood portraits.

SFBAM Reader Perk – Mention ‘SF Bay Area Moms’

Get $250 off your first session with me – mention “SF Bay Area Moms” upon booking.

Nightingale Birth Center

Nightingale Birth Center offers a fundamentally unique approach to pregnancy and childbirth. We provide expert pre-conception, prenatal, birth, and postpartum care for low-risk parents and babies in our beautiful birth center in San Mateo.

We believe safe, professional, knowledgeable maternity care is just the minimum. Truly great care means understanding that each family is unique, listening with our hearts as well as our ears, educating, and empowering parents to make their own informed decisions about how they want to birth their baby.

If you are completely new to the idea of having your baby with a midwife, you are not alone. Learn more about the individualized kind of care that you receive with a midwife, and why it matters.

We are committed to providing inclusive and welcoming care for all people. We welcome clients of all colors, religions, creeds, genders, gender expressions, ages, national origins, family structures, sexual orientations, ability status, marital status, and military status.

SFBAM Reader Perk – Mention ‘SF Bay Area Moms’

All new clients receive a free gift!

Momleta Oakland

MOMLETA provides fitness, nutrition, and community support for moms of all ages and stages. Mary McQueen, owner, has over 13 years experience and holds certifications in personal training, diastasis repair, and pre- and postpartum exercise. Fitness classes are for moms of all levels and abilities, and modifications are provided throughout class. Moms must be 6 weeks postpartum for a vaginal birth, and 8 weeks for a c-section. Currently, classes are held on Zoom M-W and F at 9:30am; and safe, socially-distanced, no-contact classes are being held Thursdays outside at Lake Temescal in Oakland at 9:30am.

SFBAM Reader Perk – Use Code SFBAYAREAMOMS

All SFBAM readers will receive a first class free, plus 15% off their first month or package of classes (new members only).

Yoga Phamily is a family-friendly yoga studio that offers yoga for adults and children from prenatal yoga, baby & me, kids yoga, and childcare during adult yoga. However, you don’t have to be a parent to feel the warmth and be a part of our family.

At Fit to Make, we provide occupational therapy services to improve physical and mental fitness through the process of making things. We help children and adults of all abilities enhance their life skills. We believe that creativity is the most essential tool to support health and social-emotional wellbeing. We provide individual or small group occupational therapy sessions.

Learn With Less®

What do you REALLY need to help your baby learn and develop? Learn to maximize the time and energy you have with your infant and/or toddler… so you can do the big job of raising tiny humans.

I’m the (imperfect) mother of two tiny humans, a pediatric speech-language pathologist, a bestselling author, and a parent educator. I’m also the founder and host of Learn With Less.

I’ve been empowering families to feel confident they can support their infants and toddlers — with less — for over a decade now, and now I train other educators & therapists to do the same through parent education.

Since the birth of my first child in 2014, I’ve fully recognized the value of the connection between families, both in virtual and live, local settings. I believe families should be able to access support in early parenthood at every level, and I strive to provide that with the resources I create.

SFBAM Reader Perk – Use Code SFBAM

Readers of San Francisco Bay Area Moms will receive an extra 10% off our book bundle: https://learnwithles.com/books
Or virtual “parent & me” classes: https://learnwithless.com/classes

Proactive Parenting

As a child, I understood the pain of living with a parent who reacts. I was smacked, slapped, and spanked. After studying early childhood development and parenting in school, I thought I was prepared for parenting? Unfortunately, parenting theory didn’t prepare me for the moments when I was triggered and reacting. I wanted to use a “mindful authority” to correct behavior so I could remain calm without compromising my authority and so I could teach the skills that every child needs. That’s what Proactive Parenting .NET is all about.

SFBAM Reader Perk – Mention ‘SF Bay Area Moms’

I’m offering a free gift called: 3 Steps to Stop Reacting, by Sharon Silver, Proactive Parenting.net
https://proactiveparenting.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/3-Steps-to-Stop-Reacting.pdf

Learn With Less®

I take a personal approach to the success of each of my clients and the individual needs of their children. After an initial 90-minute interview, I create a roadmap that best fits the needs of your specific academic goals.

Services Include:

              1. Compiling a list of top tier private schools that best fit your child
              2. Assessing with teachers inside and outside the classroom on academic and character strengths
              3. Recommending best practices to represent those strengths
              4. Assisting with the application process, essay writing, and recommendation letter strategies
              5. Preparing parents for school interviews
              6. Analyzing acceptance choices and navigating waitlists
SFBAM Reader Perk – FREE hour of consultation by mentioning San Francisco Bay Area Moms.

Loved As You Are

My name is Eileen Grimes and I’m author of The Us Journal. The journal is the first in a series of intention-full and collaborative journals for all parents, regardless of gender, to forge wholehearted connections with their children. The Us Journal is a culmination of so many values—strong parent-child relationships, promotion of small authors, and independent publishing, to name a few, which is where the Kickstarter campaign comes in. I am working on the final stages of sending this journal out to change the world as well as partnering with a local chapter of Ronald McDonald House Charities for any donated journals from the campaign.

Having two children of my own, Liam (7) and Lily (4), I am so grateful to be going hand in hand with others in the belief that we can make the world a little more kind, connected, and loved!

We handcraft succulents arrangements in one of its kind pots. They are great gift items, and home decor.

Compass / McCarthy + Moe Group

We are moms, realtors and Marin local experts! We have been specializing in helping families move from San Francisco to Marin for over 17 years. Our top priority is providing exemplary service to each and every client we work with. We are proud to continuously rank among the top 1% of real estate teams in Marin County 2011-2020! Our clients benefit from the synergy of our combined expertise and marketing homes for sale, making intelligent pricing decisions, and efficiently managing the details of every transaction. Our common thread is our relentless pursuit to deliver the best possible results for our clients.

SFBAM Reader Perk – FREE Virtual Session

Considering a move to Marin? We are offering a FREE Virtual Session for you to learn all about Marin’s:

– Public Schools and Preschools
– Communities and Towns
– Microclimates
– Commuting to/from San Francisco and so much more!

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