3-year old The Giant's Causeway is great for toddlers!

3 Reasons to Travel Europe with a 3-Year Old

Are you looking forward to taking a vacation… when your kids get older?  Drop that idea and take off now.  Kids and parents benefit from toddler travel! Sometimes, parents will put off international travel because they are “waiting for the kids to get older”.  While it’s great to travel with kids when they are older, there’s a lot of fun to be had if you start kids out traveling when they are young.  My 3-year old and… More

getting a baby passport

Tips on Getting a Baby’s Passport

Until recently, I didn’t realize that getting a baby passport could be such a stressful process.  My toddler had his passport application in at 2-months old and we received it soon after (getting his ss# was much harder).   It seems this isn’t always the case, however.  A friend recently recounted the 2-week long ordeal her family went through to secure her newborn’s passport.  Because of her story, I did some research and realized getting a baby passport… More

San Francisco Bay Area Adventures for Kids

Hidden San Francisco Bay Area Adventures for Kids

With spring upon us, there is no better time to get out and start exploring with your kids.  Luckily, you don’t have to go far to find great adventure… it can be hiding in your own back yard!  Here in the San Francisco Bay area, we have more than our share of amazing places for kids and families to explore.  There are hidden gems that often get overlooked for the more obvious mega stops, though, so we… More

toddler appropriate April Fools' Day Tricks

Toddler Appropriate April Fools’ Day Tricks

Tomorrow is April Fools’ Day, the often overlooked and informal holiday that could be a barrel of laughs (with just minimal effort).  This special day can be fun for all ages but is especially sweet if you have toddlers in the house.  It’s also a good opportunity to teach your tots the value of a friendly, fun prank vs of a mean trick that leaves only the ‘trickster’ laughing. Here is the MyCuriousPlanet quick list of toddler appropriate… More

tips for flying with infants

Rockstar Tips for Flying with Infants (part 2)

There are so many tricks and tips to flying with infants that makes the experience so much less stressful.   This week, I’ll continue where we left off on Rockstar Tips for Flying with Infants (part 1).  Let’s just go into some of the things you should know that may help to prepare for flying with infants. With a lil planning, you’ll be in for a pleasant trip! How to Buy - When flying with infants, try to… More