About the author

Sisily Calvert was previously a Southern California Destination Guroo. She and her daughter love to explore SoCal and beyond together. Their favorite things include the beach, the desert, Mother Nature, reading, recycling, clean eating, and all eleven Disney Princesses!

California Dinosaur Exhibits & Digs for Kids and Families

When my daughter asked questions about lions and tigers, we brought her to a big cat rescue. When she asked about whales and dolphins, we took her off the coast of California for a whale watching excursion. It is a bit trickier to bring dinosaurs to life. When she became fascinated with them, I immediately...
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Southern California with Your Family

If you're looking to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your family in Southern California, here are options in San Diego, Santa Ana and Los Angeles.
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SoCal: Kid-friendly Animal Encounter Alternatives to Zoos

We decided to take it a step further, and we began to seek out conservations and sanctuaries. What we found was in these concentrated environments you can connect with the animals on a more personal level. We learned the animals’ names and heard their stories. We looked them in the eyes and we made a...

Review of the iSafe Laptop Messenger Business Bag

The iSafe Laptop Messenger Business Bag is the second piece from the iSafe company I have had the opportunity to use and love!  Having used the iSafe Collegiate Backpack daily for over a year I can 100% recommend the iSafe bags not only for the safety feature but iSafe’s unbeatable quality. Juggling work, my child,...

Review of QuickSmart Stroller

The QuickSmart stroller is ideal for airplane travel. My husband and I live and work in several different places which means my daughter and I are on a plane or in a car several weekends a month.  When my daughter was younger, I would pack all of our stuff in one bag, put her in...
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Review of the iSafe Backpacks

I wouldn’t say I am skittish person, but I would call myself cautious.  I am very aware of my surroundings at all times and that sometimes makes me a little anxious.  This has only become more apparent since having my daughter 3 years ago.  That is why the iSafe backpack was a perfect fit for...