Packing Tips for Travel with Toddlers

  • July 21, 2014

After more than 20 international and domestic trips with my toddler, I have almost perfected our list of what to take with us, no matter where we are going, San Francisco, Ireland or India. Much of our travel to this point…

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Packing List for a Toddler’s Travel Bag

  • June 21, 2014

When we travel I always follow the same packing list for my son's travel bag. It contains all of the things that he will need during the flight (car, bus or train journey). I refresh the bag with supplies as…

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Free Splash Pads on the East Side

  • June 5, 2014

It's summer and summer means water play, especially on the Eastside where our summer temperatures soar. For us it's even more important because we don't have central air at our house, so we *must* get out in the afternoons to cool…

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California Adventure Rides for Toddlers

  • May 28, 2014

California Adventure is my pick for a toddler's first visit to a Disney theme park. California Adventure is smaller than Disneyland and feels much more manageable to do with a toddler. The California Adventure rides for toddlers are mellow and…

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The Best of Disneyland with Toddlers

  • May 22, 2014

Going to the grocery store with toddlers is a daunting and overwhelming experience for many, so you can imagine the level of anxiety that comes up for so many families when discussing going to Disneyland with toddlers. This is even…

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Planning a Trip to Disneyland with Toddlers

  • May 16, 2014

Planning a trip to Disneyland with toddlers can be overwhelming. After several years of attending as season pass holders, we have learned the ins and outs on how to get the most out of a visit. When To Go The best…

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Summer Sounds at the Hollywood Bowl

  • May 13, 2014

Summer is fast approaching, which means it's almost time for one of our favorite summer activities - Summer Sounds at the Hollywood Bowl. Every time we drive by the Hollywood Bowl, my son starts talking about Mr. K and Summer Sounds, asking…

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Classic Car Night at Bob’s Big Boy

  • August 7, 2013

Classic Car Night at Bob's Big Boy Every Friday from 5 pm - 10 pm, classic car's start rolling into Bob's Big Boy in the Toluca Lake area of Burbank. My son asks me about all of the new, interesting cars on…

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Photo Friday: Travel Exhaustion

  • June 28, 2013

Photo Friday: Travel Exhaustion A week trip with my 2.5 year old toddler visiting friends and family in the Bay Area led to pure travel exhaustion. He had so much fun visiting people from morning to night that he finally…

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Family Friendly Summer Fun at Barnsdall Park

  • June 27, 2013

It was our first summer in LA and a Friday night summer tradition began - Barnsdall.  Barnsdall Park hosts a wine tasting night on the west lawn of the Hollyhock House, every Friday night from Labor Day weekend through the end…

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Expectations and Realities of Expat Life in India

  • June 26, 2013

I left San Francisco ready for adventure, excitement, travel and days filled with amazingness. What I found on the other side included all of this, but also loneliness, disillusionment and hard work.  I had already traveled all over the world…

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Best Places to Visit in Delhi with Kids

  • May 23, 2013

India isn't probably the first destination you would think to take your kids, and the capital, the capital of India may not be an obvious choice but kids are warmly welcomed there and throughout the country.  Younger kids may find…

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