Uber-for-kids is Shuddle’s parental pitch

The equation is a familiar one these days: Busy working parents plus super-scheduled children equals car-shuttling madness and missed appointments. A new ride-hailing start-up hopes to improve that calculus. Shuddle, which operates throughout the Bay Area, provides rides to children — post-booster seat age — while promising parents peace of mind through its network of vetted drivers with a range of child-care experience.