Now that we’ve got this newborn baby situation mostly sorted, time to start thinking passport. (Who am I kidding, our lives are a mess! But still.) Back when we had M, I wrote a bit about getting an infant passport. I decided instead of updating that post I’d just re-write it as a guide for […]
Raising kids in America means being subjected to a large set of rules about what’s safe and best for your children. I semi-religiously adhere to these rules – car seat height and weight limitations, proper etiquette, acceptable tactics for disciplining your children, etc. etc. Most of these “rules” probably reduce statistical probabilities from like 0.5% […]
In general parlance, you usually hear that lap infants are “free” until they turn two. That’s generally true – if flying domestically you can bring your under 2 year old on a plane and they can sit on your lap free of charge. However, on international flights, you have to pay at least some money […]
Both times we’ve taken our kid(s) to Asia, we’ve had to deal with some severe toddler jet lag. To be honest, it got pretty rough, but we managed to survive and adjust – just in time to go home! Here are some ideas for how to minimize the negative effects.
Hong Kong blends a few unique cultures into a city that feels very accessible for US tourists. The confluence of multiple cultures creates some fascinating situations. As a former resident and semi-regular visitor, I’ve noticed a lot of random quirky things about Hong Kong on my trips. Here are some random Hong Kong tips to prepare you for what you might encounter!