Last weekend, the Doctor and the Dad packed up the car, buckled up the kids and headed up the coast for our absolute, no-doubt-about-it favorite event of the year: The California Avocado Festival. For three days, our family consumed as much of the green stuff as possible, including fried avocado wedges, avocado ice cream, avocado […]
School’s out for the summer! But that doesn’t mean your kids have to take a vacation from learning. Our latest article on the PBS Parents website shows parents a really easy way to help their kids keep on learning all summer long – simply by playing!
Want to take your little ones on a fun theme park vacation this summer? Mickey Mouse isn’t the only game in town! Although we’ve enjoyed our family trips to Disneyland a couple of times in the past, we recently took our three kids to LEGOLAND for the first time – and it definitely won’t be […]
Our long holiday weekend felt even longer than usual. That’s because The Doctor went out of town for a fun-filled girls’ weekend in Nashville, leaving The Dad and all three kids to fend for themselves. Normally, this wouldn’t be that big of a deal. Andy is a pretty modern, participating dad, and we know how […]
Today we celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day like this: and it reminded us of when we used to celebrate it like this: It also reminded us of the time we went to Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day for our big “babymoon” vacation right before we started having kids. Here are some of the shenanigans we got […]
Today’s Ask the Doctor and the Dad question comes from the Doctor herself! It’s a question she asked herself repeatedly in the days leading up to our big family trip to Disneyland last week, and it went a little something like this: Should I rent a wheelchair at Disneyland because I’m eight months pregnant? Or […]
The Doctor and the Dad (and the Daughter and the Son) are on vacation this week. And let us tell you, it is awesome! If you and your brood haven’t taken a big, relaxing break together lately, you really owe it to yourselves to schedule one. Research shows that family vacations contribute positively to family bonding, […]