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Pigtails & Crewcuts: For a Cool Kids Haircut If you’re making your back-to-school list and checking it twice, make sure the obligatory fall haircut is right up there with getting the backpacks and lunch boxes ready. San Diego has several haircut salons that cater to kids. My favorite (since Dylan was a baby) has been Chloe’s Carousel – they...

Another reason to love summer in San Diego! If you and your kiddos love movies but don’t want to be stuck inside an air-conditioned movie theater, check out Summer Movies in the Park! Gather your family and friends, pack a picnic, grab some blankets or beach chairs, and catch a movie under the stars. And the best part: it’s FREE! The Summer Movies in...

Your Guide to the newest San Diego Children’s Museum Maybe you’ve already been to the San Diego Children’s Museum in downtown San Diego, but did you know there’s also a children’s museum in North County? San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) is on a mission to inspire young minds to learn about the world. Instead of hearing,...

Dylan’s 2015 Christmas Wish List featuring my Top Gift Ideas for Kids!  Dylan has definitely grown up so much in the past year! I feel like last year’s wish list (check it out here) was full of cute, fun and practical toys and games, while this year’s list includes a remote control helicopter and a hoverboard… What happened to my baby, lol?! Dylan...

Is your family tired of doing the same activities every weekend? We’re pretty lucky here in San Diego with so many things to do, but still, there’s only so many times you can go to the beach or the zoo or Sea World, before you (or the kids) start to get bored of the repetition. So why not try something exciting and heroic… Like a fire station...

Dylan and I recently climbed aboard a “Boat with Wheels” for a 90 minute tour of America’s Finest City! The Seal Tour is San Diego’s only sea and land adventure tour and we’ve been wanting to try it for a long time! We bought our tickets online the day before (which will save you about $4) for the time slot that we wanted. Tours depart throughout the day...

It’s Always an Adventure at Kid Ventures!  Dylan and I have been busy over the past few months checking out several indoor play facilities in San Diego, and we both agree that Kid Ventures is definitely our favorite! Over the winter break, Dylan even went to their “winter day camp” drop-off program and had a blast. He told me that he wished that...

Top Gift Ideas for Kids featuring Dylan’s 2014 Christmas Wish List This list is a collection of items picked by my 4-year old son as we took a trip to the toy aisles of our local Target store, along with a few things he circled in various catalogs that have come in the mail. I have included links to each item in case you see something that your little one might...

School Picture Day was coming up and Dylan was in desperate need of a cute haircut (literally his hair was sticking out in all directions!) so I took him to my favorite place for a kids haircut in San Diego- Chloe’s Carousel. Chloe’s Carousel is the perfect place to take your kids for their next haircut. They specialize in children’s salon services but they...