Blog 8 of SF Bay Area Mom Blogs
Frisco Kids by Debbie Abrams Kaplan
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The Best Part of Living in the San Francisco Bay Area
The San Francisco Bay Area is beautiful and it's easy to find lots of outdoor things to do with the kids. Skiing is only a few hours away, and the beach is close too. There are plenty of camping options, as well as cultural opportunities. People in the Bay Area come from all over the world, so you don't have to be born here to fit in.
My Favorite Kid-friendly Activity in the Bay Area
It's hard to choose just one, so I'll list some of our favorites: Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose, the Tech Museum in San Jose, the Exploratorium, shopping in ethnic stores (Japantown, the Mission, Chinatown) and taking day trips.
Some Say It's Hard to Raise a Child in the Bay Area...
The only thing that's hard about raising a kid in the Bay Area is the cost of living. Housing is so expensive that it can affect what school district you're in, and how much lawn space your kid has to play in. Also, the schools in the Bay Area lack proper funding, which means there are not as many of the extras that many schools provide elsewhere (art, music, etc.). That said, there's diversity, beauty, nature and culture.
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