Epic beaches, foodie paradise, temperate weather, quirky attractions, animal encounters…. San Luis Obispo and the Central Coast have it all! This is a perfect weekend getaway for any CoolKid, ready to explore! San Luis Obispo feels remote and removed from the mainstream cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and though it is equidistant between […]Read more "CoolKid Globetrotter: San Luis Obispo and the Central Coast"
We are always on the hunt for a deal- whether its a free exhibit, discount event tickets, cheap flights, kids eat free and any other way to take our larger than average family out to give them experiences that will teach them and show them little pieces of our world. Our next big endeavor is […]Read more "CoolKid Globetrotter: Spotting and Securing Deals for Large Family Travel"
Our Summer bucket list still has some unchecked squares, so this week we are hitting the road (locally) to visit those last few places that we dreamed of back in June. Summer is rounding third and sliding into home and before we know it, school will be in full swing. On the agenda: Redwood Mini […]Read more "CoolKid Field Tripping: Redwood Valley Railway and Tilden Little Farm"
August 1st has hit, so obviously everyone is ready to embrace the “Back to School” mentality force fed to us by the media. Right? RIGHT?!? Ok if you are like me its a resounding NO! There is an all out assault against the slow days of summer, expecting us to snap to and begin preparing […]Read more "CoolKid Top 10: Savoring Summer"
We love teaching our children in many ways and through many experiences. Art, history, culture, music; these are all avenues we explore with our kids as often as possible. Sometimes, paying $65 per ticket for a family of 7 sounds pretty discouraging, especially if you want to be a regular on the arts scene. We […]Read more "CoolKid Cheat Sheet: SF Free Tuesdays Guide"
Portland, Oregon has become a place we go frequently to visit grandparents, but we usually get stuck doing the same things over and over. Hawthorne, the Pearl, Northwest, Mississippi. If you know the area, you know these spots that are abundant in great food, handmade goods, vintage aplenty and of course, people watching. As we […]Read more "CoolKid Globetrotter: Portland, Oregon"
What am I going to do today to enrich my child? To expose them to social situations, build strength both physically and emotionally, engage them, introduce them to the fine arts, teach them while they are still little sponges? If you are anything like me, there are many days where hanging close to home is […]Read more "CoolKid About Town: Walnut Creek Toddler Classes and Activities"