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Let’s Play BINGO with Random Acts of Kindness at School

Child's hand with a box of sidewalk chalk

We’re heading back to school with kindness!  Over the summer, throughout many camps, we noticed camp counselors, educators and friends sprinkled the “Be Kind” theme in everywhere.  Random acts of kindness at school and camp have really clicked with our kids.  We love the sparks of self-esteem, friendship and most of all the empathy that… (read more)

Sacramento: A fun, kid-friendly day trip from the Bay Area

Historic Old Town Sacramento Storefronts

Need a new idea for a kid-friendly day trip from the Bay Area?  In the mood for a dose of summer sun?  Head on out to Sacramento!   We spent a couple of sunny Saturdays exploring our state capital and found so much to love about this family-friendly destination. Getting There: Sacramento is about 88 miles… (read more)

Summer Break Adventures: Kid-Friendly Beaches in the Bay Area

A toddler with a beach bucket at the beach

Summer break is in full swing and our team has been hitting the beaches with our kids.  Here are some of our favorite kid-friendly beaches in the Bay Area! Stinson Beach in Marin County  tops our list of kid-friendly beaches in the Bay Area.  The soft sand is perfect for building castles and when the… (read more)

Be a Hero this Summer with Reso’s Ice Cream Giveaway!

UPDATE: Our giveaway is closed- thank you for entering and sharing your cute, hilarious, sweet, funny ice cream photos with us for National Ice Cream Day! You can still subscribe to our newsletter to get in to loop about future giveaways!

We want ice cream! WE WANT ICE CREAM!

You can win an ice cream party for 10 kids and their grownups! In honor of National Ice Cream Day on July 15th, we’re hosting an ice cream giveaway.   Four Bay Area winners will win large sundae kits from our friends at Smitten Ice Cream!

One winner in San Francisco, Marin, the East Bay and the Peninsula will score 6 pints, 2 pairings and 2 sauces packaged in a cute Smitten tote bag.   Ice cream giveaway winners will also receive some fun prizes from the Reso team.  Winners just call the closest Smitten location, pick up the goodies and start the party.

Enter the ice cream giveaway by subscribing to our newsletter (you’ll hear from us about once a month).  Easy-peasy!

After that you can still earn more, UNLIMITED chances to win:

Instagram image for ice cream giveaway: Girl in red dress with an ice cream cone and sprinkles

#SUMMERISCREAM

  • +1 chance for each photo: Post an ice cream pic of your kids on Instagram and tag us @get_reso with #SUMMERISCREAM
  • +1 chance for each photo: Post an ice cream pic of your kids on Facebook or Twitter and tag us @getreso
  • +3 chances for each video: Create a video of your kids screaming for ice cream and share it with us on Instagram @get_reso #SUMMERISCREAM

We’ll announce the winners on Instagram on July 16th and also contact winners directly by email.   Good luck in our ice cream giveaway; anything is popsicle!

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Easy STEAM Project Inspired by Summer Camp: Nebula Jars

Easy STEAM Project: Nebula Mason Jars

We’re sharing our favorite easy STEAM project, straight outta summer camp: Nebula Jars!  STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) is the hot educational initiative with real-world application that has stuck around and transformed summer camp over the past several years.  Want to try facilitating STEAM activities at home? Don’t be intimidated! In about 10… (read more)

Our Favorite Picture Books for Father’s Day

Dad and child read the book Here We Are together

We are all about having less stuff and doing more stuff, until it comes to books, then we want more books!  Why not start a tradition of gifting Dad, Grandpa or a loved caregiver a picture book and reading together on Father’s Day? After all, books are experiences if you read them together, right? We’ve… (read more)

Kid-Friendly Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

3 kids in a minivan in carseats with text "Are We There Yet?"

School’s out and we are ready to hit the road (ahem) without backseat iPads.  These 5 kid-friendly podcasts will help you connect in the car while your kids disconnect.  Take your adventure from, “Are we there yet?” to “Here we are.”  1. Wow in the World, Ages 5-12: If your kids have been listening to NPR since they… (read more)

San Francisco Birthday Party Inspiration for This Summer

Boy with colorful tiger facepaint

Are you planning a San Francisco birthday party this summer?  Kids will still be talking about these shindigs when school starts up again! Great face paint is the life of the party!   Dana Fong of Dana Fong Face Painting will travel anywhere in the City to transform your party guests into tigers, pirates, superheroes,… (read more)

A Family-Friendly Hike Even the Littlest Hikers Will Love

Girls hold hands and walk through Armstron Redwood State Nature Reserve

  It’s a challenge to find a family-friendly hike for everyone to enjoy when you have a stroller-aged kid, a kid that uses wheelchair or kids with varied hiking abilities. Armstrong Redwoods State Nature Reserve is the perfect place for the whole family to wander in the woods together. It’s a majestic grove of old-growth… (read more)