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Places To Visit For Your Princess Obsessed Child

Photo Courtesy of BigStock/Stargirl Much to the chagrin of one of my best friends, her sweet little 3-year-old girl has turned out to be princess obsessed. For the past two weeks, I haven’t seen our little friend in anything but Cinderella’s dress. I mean she even wanted to wear her princess outfit to soccer camp. […]

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Visiting Alcatraz with Kids

Thankfully, with some careful planning, my family of five (plus grandma!) survived our family-trip to Alcatraz, and you can too!

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Taking the Kids to the Presidio of San Francisco

If it weren’t for the views of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or historic Alcatraz, visitors could quite possibly forget they were in San Francisco. The forests of eucalyptus, cypress and pine trees in this park are lush…

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Guide to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco for Families

Golden Gate Park is one of San Francisco’s gems. From hands-on museums and luscious gardens to an amazing playground and gorgeous vistas, Golden Gate Park is full of fun activities for families.

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Best Hotel Pools in the United States for Families

When the weather warms up and we are in summer travel mode my kids have only one hotel amenity request, a great pool. Here are our picks for the best pools in the USA.

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Top 10 Things for Families To Do in San Francisco

One look around and it’s immediately evident why so many have left their hearts in San Francisco. While the little cable cars really do seem to climb half way the stars as the song suggests, the route they take sends them past rows of charming old Victorian homes situated in diverse hilly neighborhoods filled with […]

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Best California Campgrounds for Families

Experience California’s natural wonders up close and personal. From the Sierras to the Pacific we’ve found the best California campgrounds for families.

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Stay at a Timeshare Without Owning One!

My family is always looking for ways to have a relaxing vacation the whole family can enjoy. But, vacationing with small children can be anything but relaxing if the accommodations aren’t set up for families. Enter timeshares! Yep, you heard me right, timeshares.

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A Family Guide to Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park

A Family Road Trip To Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park For as long as I can remember, my mother has told me stories of her childhood road trips back and forth from Los Angeles to Chicago in a cramped car with no air conditioning in the 1950s. Some of her most […]

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