This summer, my daughter and I spent a long weekend in Chicago. While we didn’t plan it this way, we ended up spending the good part of a day bouncing between Chicago kids activities without having to pay any admission fees or cash. We stayed at the Hyatt Place Chicago/River North. From there we walked to […]
Getting ready to travel alone with a preschooler isn’t easy, but in this post I help you think about what you need to do to get ready for a great trip! How should you get there, where to stay, what to bring – I walk through my thought process to help you come up with your own ideas.
One of the things we definitely wanted to try this visit to Hong Kong was Hello Kitty Dim Sum. Despite bending parenting rules and dealing with jet lag, ultimately we needed to take this trip to the restaurant for the kids. (Is what I tell myself). I cannot tell you why this restaurant exists, but […]
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% […]
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.