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6 Things To Do In Maui With Kids

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Things to do in Maui with kids We just returned from an amazing trip to Maui with kids! Believed to be more laid back and less commercialized than Honolulu, Maui attracts the tourist that wants to slow down and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. When I travel with kids I’m always looking for fun field …

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The San Francisco Exploratorium With Little Kids

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Is The Exploratorium With Little Kids A Good Idea? We’ve been talking about going to the Exploratorium with little kids for years. It’s new location on the Embarcadero makes it even more attractive considering you have great restaurants, The Wharf and The Ferry Building within walking distance. I’ve always suspected the exhibits would be too advanced for children until they reached …

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Make Family Travel Easier – 8 Tips for Airplane Travel

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How to Make Family Travel Easier on an Airplane The first time I traveled with my first child on an airplane was when he was 7 weeks old. A pediatrician gave permission and we embarked on a 2 hour flight from San Francisco to Seattle. Fast forward to 2018, we are a party of four that includes a 4 and …

Northern California Attractions For Kids – 5 Sonoma Train Town Tips

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There is something about kids and trains! We seem to end up at Train Town in Sonoma every few months. The luster hasn’t worn off for my little ones so when we travel with the kids to Sonoma, Train Town is highly requested. This is a great stop for family fun, especially because you only pay for what you do. …

Are You Down With Other People’s Baby Gear? – 6 Reasons Why You Should

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Other people’s stuff…the crux of the sharing economy! Sharing our stuff is happening today at a higher intensity and speed than ever before. The impact learning to share has on our adult life is significant. Sharing builds friendship, trust, community and it makes us feel good and recently sharing has become important to economic growth. As parents, we’ve definitely got lots of …

KidsQuest Children’s Museum – Bellevue, WA

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Happy Museum Monday! Today I’m sharing our fabulous experience at KidsQuest Museum in Bellevue, WA! Bellevue is about 15 minutes east of Seattle and home to some of the best shopping and dining in the greater Seattle area. Next time you are traveling with kids to Seattle consider the drive over Lake Washington to Bellevue for a fun filled day …

The Screen Time Conundrum : Our 6 Favorite Apps for Traveling with Kids

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Screen time. The evolving internal conundrum parents find themselves in every day. Once we give in, there’s really no going back right? In fact, for some of us, it signified the beginning of a media addicted tot monster complete with terrible tantrums, bribery and exhausting negotiations. Our mobile devices and tablets have become tantrum intervention tools for dining out and …

North Lake Tahoe Fall/Winter Travel Guide

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Winter is creeping up on us here in the Sierras and we can hardly wait! Family travel to the Lake Tahoe region in the fall and winter is just as popular as in the summer. It’s time to switch gears from beaching, boating and pool time to snow play, skiing and ice skating! If you are traveling with kids to …

The New Children’s Museum – San Diego

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Welcome to our first edition of Museum Mondays! I’m so excited to share our experience at The New Children’s Museum in San Diego. Whenever I travel with my little ones I purposely seek out aquariums or museums in our destination. They all have something different and special to offer and my kids love places designed just for them. Who knows, …