“Home” is Where Your Hot Wheels Are

Immediately after Roberto, the kids, and I moved cross-town in January, Kid Number One was thrown into a month-long tailspin of depression and tantrums. It turned out one mom’s boxy, charmless two-bedroom apartment was one little […]

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Music for Toddlers

This is a guest post from “Pierre,” a Dad of two toddler boys who want to rock.  “The drums are pounding, the bass is booming, the guitars are distorted and crunchy and the vocals are […]

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Routine Identity Crisis

This is a guest post from Julie, Mom of an insane toddler who is currently running the asylum. After the birth of our first child, when my eyes were wild with sleep deprivation and I […]

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For the Dads: Life’s Shorts

This is a guest post from “Pierre,” a Dad of two toddler boys, who recently learned a life lesson from a major fashion faux pas.  I was born in 1976, so most of my life […]

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Shell Contracting, Hygge-style

After nearly nineteen hours of intercontinental travel, we, Los 4 Fantásticos, stepped through the front door and zombie-walked toward anything radiating “comfort.” We Pig Piled on the cats, even the annoying one. We made hot chocolate […]

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Beyond Lima

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Places to Let Toddlers Run in Lima

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Getting Around Lima with Toddlers

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Livin’ La Comida Loca

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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Kids on a Plane: Long Trips (Two-Plus Hours) with Toddlers

This post is one of a six-part series on our recent family trip to Perú. The dentist will be visited. Jorge el Curioso will be watched. Paracas will be braved. Bread will be eaten. Spanish will […]

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