Camping · Toddlers

Camping Happiness: Our Favorite Kid Distractions

After Thanksgiving, it is our tradition to go camping for a few days to celebrate the beginning of the true desert season in San Diego. Desert camping with kids is really one of the easiest kinds of camping. Unlike forest or mountain camping, desert camping somehow feels much cleaner to me, even with all the… Continue reading Camping Happiness: Our Favorite Kid Distractions

Flying · Toddlers · Travel

5 Things I Learned About Flying With Toddlers

Over the summer, my kids and I went on over a dozen flights. For my 1 year old son, it was his first time flying, ever. I was nervous (of course) but we had some really good experiences and only a few mishaps along the way. Here are some things that I learned, and I… Continue reading 5 Things I Learned About Flying With Toddlers

Hike Report

Eastern Sierra: Little Lakes Valley

After a two year hiatus from the eastern Sierra, we return with our family for a week-long adventure in the area of Mammoth and June Lake. Hike Report: Little Lakes Valley Elevation: 10,230 (trailhead) to 10,940ft (Gem Lake) Mileage: 6.7 miles Page 45 of Hot Showers, Soft Beds, and Dayhikes in the Sierra by Kathy… Continue reading Eastern Sierra: Little Lakes Valley