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5 Easy Hikes for Toddlers Los Angeles

  • February 10, 2015

Hiking is the thing to do in LA. Before moving here I didn't think that hiking with kids was even possible, especially once they were too big to carry and no longer interested in the stroller. As a baby you can carry them and…

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Vasquez Rocks with Kids

  • January 25, 2015

My son woke up saying he wanted to go on a hike and I knew immediately where we should go. Vasquez Rocks.  It has been on our to do list forever. All I knew about Vasquez Rocks was that it's great for kids who like to…

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Discovery Cube Los Angeles: A review

  • December 30, 2014

Last week we had the opportunity to visit the new science focused children's museum Discovery Cube Los Angeles (which is actually in the Valley).  The few posts I had read on it made it sound amazing, so I went with high expectations. This…

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Sand Sledding: Winter fun for the whole family

  • December 1, 2014

It is almost that time of year again -- sand sledding!  This is my favorite part of winter in LA. What isn't awesome about sledding in warm weather not having to worry about gloves and hats and frostbite. And showing…

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Malibu Lagoon Bird Watching with Kids

  • November 24, 2014

I love nature, hiking and animals, but never in my wildest dreams did I imagine taking time on a Sunday to go bird watching. But yep, this is what happens in my household every month.  The Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society…

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Holiday Volunteering in Los Angeles with Kids

  • November 7, 2014

Volunteerism has been a part of my life since I was a young elementary school kid visiting the nursing home in my neighborhood. I don't remember how I got started - maybe through holiday caroling or because I wanted to earn…

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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. Find out all you…

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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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