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Central Coast Aquarium is a small aquarium

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Monday, January 28, 2019,
In Avila Beach, by the kid's playground is a really small aquarium called Central Coast Aquarium. Since it was right by the playground and we were already there, we decided to pay a visit. Usual cost is $8 per adult, $6 for military with ID, $5 for seniors and kids 2 and under are free. You can literally go through the aquarium in 15 minutes! It may not be worth it if you are on a tight budget but our little boys still enjoyed it. Here are the pictures we took from our visit. 

The most fascina...
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Amazing beach views in Pismo Beach, SLO

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Saturday, January 26, 2019,
Can this be true? The beautiful ocean, clean sand and peaceful setting of Pismo Beach makes one feel like they are in a dream. This is the epitome of the California dream and we're living in it. My kids and I took a stroll yesterday in PB "Pismo Beach" and here are the pictures I took from my regular Samsung phone, unedited. It is amazing here! Come visit SLO.


When I was living in San Diego, I would hear the Visit California commercial say "Where the mountains meet the sea" and I couldn't quit...
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Arroyo Grande Library

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Thursday, January 24, 2019,
Our first library adventure in SLO took place at Arroyo Grande Library in Arroyo Grande, CA. They have a children's area with LEGOs, computers for kids, puzzles and a little private area in the back. Here are the photos that we took from our library visit below. 
The kids really enjoy the LEGOs, although it seemed too close to the main area where everyone could hear them building. The loud plastic clangs that came naturally from the shuffles of the LEGOs can sound disturbing a bit to maybe so...
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San Luis Obispo Children's Museum

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Wednesday, January 23, 2019,
I'm always looking for the most inexpensive way to take my kids out to explore. We saw that the San Luis Obispo Children's Museum was having their "Moonlight Hours" where anyone could come visit that night from 5pm - 8pm for FREE so we took advantage of it! Here are the photos that we took from our free San Luis Obispo Children's Museum visit below.


With three floors, my 4 year old and 2 year old sons were so excited and thrilled! We started with the 3rd floor via elevator and worked our way...
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Tiny Tots Enrichment Program

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Thursday, January 17, 2019,
While researching on affordable preschool programs for my 4 year old and 2 year old boys, I stumbled on a brief information on the Tiny Tots Enrichment Program by the City of Grover Beach so I made a phone call and I'm so glad I did!

The Tiny Tots program is run by the Parks & Recreation Department of the City of Grover Beach. For ages 2.5 - 5 years old, The Tiny Tots Enrichment Program is a child-enrichment program designed to integrate advanced learning and social skills. The rate for the 2....
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Recommended Asian food in SLO County

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Monday, January 14, 2019,
Mee Low Heng Noodle House - Located in downtown San Luis Obispo, Mee Low Heng serves noodle soups and stir fry noodles.
Try their dumplings as an appetizer. They put it in a hot and sour sauce that's delicious! The place is small but the building is uniquely 2 stories and reminds me of the medieval Chinese era. Many order take out as well. Address: 815 Palm St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Fay's Fusion - Located in Pismo Beach, near the Pier, is a boba shop called Fay's Fusion. This place is legit...
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Stroller Strides in San Luis Obispo area

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Sunday, January 6, 2019,
Currently, there isn't a Stroller Strides in the SLO area but there is a class from the Parent Participation group you can join where you walk with other moms, do optional extra exercises, circle time with the kids and all in this class. This class is called Strolling into Fitness and it's with kids 0 - 36 months. They cost about $100 and covers a range of roughly 4 months. See more details here: https://slcusd.asapconnected.com/#CourseID=111198

Another option is through the Kennedy Fitness Cl...
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Four MOPS mom groups in San Luis Obispo County

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Saturday, January 5, 2019,
As a mother of 2 preschoolers, I've been recommended by many people to join MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), a mom group for women with children from birth to five years old. In San Luis Obispo County, there are 4 locations. 

There's a nominal fee to be part of MOPS per semester and they are all different, depending on the chapter. Childcare is provided while you attend these mom meetings. Here are the details below of each MOPS chapter in the San Luis Obispo County. It's a great group to join ...
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