Monthly Archives: April 2015

Picchetti and Shaved Ice

  Spring has sprung… or is it summer? The lovely weather lately has us out and about, doing all of our favorite things, including biking and hiking. After any adventure in the heat, we aim to cool off, and we were delighted to find a new shaved ice shop, Island Style Shave Ice, just a […]

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Spring Break, Stroller Hikes Style

  During Spring Break, we had several school-aged kids and a teacher join our Monday morning hike at Sunnyvale Baylands, for a grand total of 21 hikers. The older kids brought with them energy and expertise that they eagerly shared with the younger crew by reading signs, leading the way, pointing out animals, and even […]

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Munchery to the Rescue

In my nine years of parenting, I’ve noticed a recurring theme: my family keeps expecting dinner. Every night. Even when I just fed them dinner the night before. Sometimes I enjoy planning ahead and involving the children in choosing menus and purchasing ingredients. Other times I’m suddenly caught off-guard when at 6:00 some small person […]

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