Traveling with a 3-year old to a different country entails a great amount of compromise. We’ve learned that one sure way for all of us to enjoy the trip and keep sane is to keep to our daughter’s typical day as much as possible. We were mindful of her nap time. We also looked out … More Farewell Fukuoka: Postscript on a family’s first visit
At 4 years old, Akira still finds the mall’s indoor playgrounds a happy place. It still excites her when she spots one, she still has a great time in one, and really, if your family is the type that’s in a mall at least once a week, then it pays to make the indoor playground … More Yes, we still do indoor playgrounds
My, how this place is developing. This wonderful Saturday in Nuvali had me wanting a bike so bad in my life. I need to have a bike the next time we go here. That’s Akira having a Peter Pan moment, making sure her shadow is keeping up 😀 The dog barely could! It’s a lovely mall, this one. … More Hello, Nuvali!
You don’t need to convince me that play is an important part of childhood, and that it’s integral to a child’s proper growth and development. I’m all for play and more physical activity, especially these days when it seems that children are becoming less and less active. I understand families these days have limited options … More What’s a play class like? Our ClubBambino experience
Akira is a very active kid. I remember when she was about 8 months old, she already insisted on walking with assistance (somebody stands behind her and holds her hands). We’d do these drills all over the house, outside the house, up and down steps, and I tried my best to stop only when she … More 5 indoor areas for kids that are built for play