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Hiking with Kids: Tips to Keep Them Moving

  • January 11, 2018

Before moving to Los Angeles, hiking wasn't on our regular rotation of things to do. However, we quickly learned that it was *the* thing to do in LA. With limited funds and a desire to explore as much of this…

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What To Do in Wrightwood (Near Mt. High)

  • January 21, 2016

You managed to pack up the car, bundle up the kids and hit the road for snow tubing at Mountain High. Whew! Congrats. Oh but wait, now you have arrived only to discover that it's either sold out for the day…

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Go Outdoors with LA Walks

  • November 2, 2015

Every month Charles Fleming, the author of the popular Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles and Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles hosts a walk somewhere in Los Angeles. Some walks are…

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Outdoor Activities for Kids in Los Angeles

  • October 21, 2015

A struggle many parents have when living in a large metropolis is getting their kids outdoors more than just at the local playground. We are so blessed in Los Angeles to have beautiful weather most of the year and an…

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Kids Workshop at Home Depot

  • April 16, 2015

Do you have a construction loving little one? If so, this is the post for you! My son gets confused with all of the large warehouse type stores, so when he sees Home Depot he says "This is my favorite…

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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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Dream Travel Destinations for 2015

  • January 9, 2015

I live and breathe travel. If it was up to me I would be traveling full time, but that doesn't seem to be in the cards right now. So instead, I dream up all the trips I hope we can…

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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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A Return to Home: Mumbai Revisited

  • November 10, 2014

As the plane circles over Mumbai, we have already been traveling for more than 40 hours - myself, my husband and our 4 year old son. We are exhausted, but we are energized. The smell of Mumbai somehow seeps through…

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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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