Category Archives: Travel

11 Obnoxious Things Your 1-Year-Old Will Definitely Do While Flying

Everybody loves a 1-year-old, unless of course they’re on an airplane with one. I remember my Mommy & Me class leader telling us that from age 1 to 2.5, we should make all faraway friends and relatives come to us and avoid flying altogether. So when the invitation arrived for a family wedding 3,000 miles away, and my youngest […]

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Christmas in Solvang

If you live outside California, you may never have heard of Solvang– a charming village near Santa Barbara that was founded by Danish settlers in 1911 (the name Solvang means “Sunny Fields” in Danish). When deciding whether to visit Solvang, ask yourself, is your favorite part of Ikea the cafe where they serve the Swedish […]

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New York Kicked My Parenting Ass

Hey there, did you miss me? We just got back from summer vacation – aka Viv’s east coast relatives tour: three grandmas, two grandpas, one great aunt, two good aunts, two honorary aunts, two uncles, a newborn cousin and a partridge in a pear tree. It was the new baby that brought us to the […]

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