A visit to the Nerja Donkey Sanctuary on the Costa del Sol, Spain

A visit to the Nerja Donkey Sanctuary on the Costa del Sol, Spain

  They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, so I figured this month would be the perfect time to look back on some of our family’s animal encounters during travel that I haven’t yet covered in this blog (there are many!). Watch for more fun animal discoveries…

Vancouver with kids: Tips from a local mom in the know

The latest Moms Around the World interview is in–just in time to celebrate the start of the 2010 Winter Olympics! Thanks so much to Shana Cherry, mom and lifetime “Vancouverite,” who shared her excellent tips for visiting Vancouver in any weather with babies, toddlers, and young children. If you’re planning to visit the #1 Most…

World’s Best All-Inclusive for Families with Babies and Toddlers?

As I interviewed new and prospective parents for my book Travels with Baby, it became clear that one of the top trips many parents hoped to make with their child in the first few years would be to a relaxing all-inclusive resort, especially one where they might get a little help with childcare so they…

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How to bike with a baby or toddler, plus a "little kid"

I won’t claim to be much of a cycling enthusiast myself, but the grand times our family had biking around Yosemite last fall were enough to put “biking with kids” high on my list of favorite family outings. Here along the Bay Shore Trail, we also have great biking with the kids from the scenic…