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About Us

Marin Mommies is an online lifestyle magazine and guide for parents and families in Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is simple: to provide busy parents with ideas for fun and fantastic outings, classes, events, and other things to do with the kids. Whether it’s the lowdown on local pumpkin patches and Christmas tree farms, our picks for great stroller hikes in Marin, California family travel destinations, where to play on a rainy day, or fun and healthy recipes to make with the kiddos, there’s something here or all families, whether they live in Marin or not!

In addition to our articles, you’ll find an online community event calendar, guides to Marin preschools, birthday party venues and entertainers, and local summer camps, as well as an e-mail newsletter that goes out to thousands of opt-in subscribers.

Founded by longtime Marin County residents and parents Pamela and Andrew Fox, Marin Mommies provides readers with unique insights into this place that we and our families call home. We personally experience and try out everything we review, offering our honest opinions and expert advice on activities, outings, and experiences for families in Marin, the Bay Area, and Northern California.

Got a suggestion for something that you’d like us to check out? Please let us know! We’re also always on the lookout for great local guest contributors, so if you’re interested, please take a look at our editorial guidelines here.

Marin Mommies is PR-friendly—if you’d like to have a product or service reviewed, please contact us. We offer affordable and effective advertising for local businesses and organizations, too. Learn more about our advertising and promotion options here.

Make sure to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Marin County Communities & Neighborhoods

From Sausalito in the south to Novato in the north, Marin County is home to a unique array of communities and neighborhoods, all of which have something to offer for families. Learn more about Marin County cities and towns on our community profile pages listed below.

Meet the Team

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Pamela Fox, founder and publisher, grew up in San Rafael and studied communications at San Francisco State University. She worked in the publishing industry before taking time off to raise her two kids and subsequently create Marin Mommies. When not in front of the computer, she can be found in the kitchen, taking photos, hiking Marin’s trails, in the yoga studio, at the pool cheering on the swim team, or volunteering at her children’s school.

Connect with Pamela on Linkedin

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Andrew Fox is a Marin County native whose love of design and technology led him to co-found Marin Mommies with his wife. He’s a proud Cal grad who also holds an MA in Museum Studies from San Francisco State, where he also occasionally teaches. His day job is creating websites and online experiences for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. In his spare time enjoys hiking, mountain biking, cooking, studying California history, and spending time with his two amazing kids.

Follow Andrew on Twitter and connect with him on Linkedin.

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Trevor is a student at San Marin High School studying music and biotechnology STEM. He helps write and research content about events and volunteer opportunities for teens in Marin, and assists with the Marin Mommies social media outreach. He loves playing jazz piano, participating in varsity speech and debate tournaments, collecting vintage vinyl, and volunteering in the community (especially if it involves music), and filmmaking.

Trevor is also the creator the Teotihuacan Minecraft Project at San Francisco’s de Young Museum.

Outdoors in Marin

Hit the Trail with Marin Mommies! Marin County is a paradise for families who love the outdoors, with Point Reyes National Seashore, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Angel Island, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and more right in out own backyard. Find family-friendly hikes, walks, beaches, camping spots, and more outdoor activities, ideas and resources.
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