Winter Break - Featured

A Playful Parenting Guide to Winter Break

Just a few more days and the kids are on winter break. For three weeks. That's right - three weeks! For many parents in these parts, that's a terrifying idea. But around here, I'm getting pretty excited. No, I'm not crazy. I'm just not worried about how I'm going to occupy my kids 24-7. Because you know … Continue Reading

Holiday Nature & Play

Los Angeles Fall Fun

NHMLA Spider Pavilion - Featured

NHMLA Spider Pavilion

Welcome to “Field Trip Friday” where I share an idea for a fun outing in nature. The setting is specific, but the advice is intended for use wherever you might call home. The Plan Surprise The Big Explorer with … Continue Reading

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium - Featured

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, located at beach level on the Santa Monica Pier, is all about education and conservation. This pint-sized aquarium is operated by the environmental organization Heal the Bay and is … Continue Reading