From the category archives:


Moms on Bikes, Part deux

July 20, 2011

As promised, a few more “Moms on Bikes” pictures for cycling enthusiasts. To see me and Heather (6 months pregnant) on our cruisers, go back to this post. Our friend Rachel on her due date in Copenhagen Rachel returns home from the hospital after delivering Oscar a few days later. Triplet tandem bike in Amsterdam, […]

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Spend a week in Copenhagen

April 2, 2010

My family was lucky enough to have a great friend to visit and crash with in Østerbro. We spent ten days touring around Copenhagen and can condense our highlights into a tidy little week of fun with toddlers and preschoolers. Copenhagen is baby-friendly to a degree I couldn’t even comprehend before visiting: the attractions either […]

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Spend a week in Dublin (with tots in tow)

March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone. Celebrate by wearing green, drinking a pint or so of Guinness and enjoying this guest post from Kate Moran. Kate is an American girl living in Ireland with her two small children. She founded, the stylish guide for Irish parents, and shares these insider tips for living in Dublin […]

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We’re going overseas. Destination, Denmark!

February 9, 2010

It is with much joy (and a tiny bit of terror) that I announce to you that we are taking both the kids on a huge trans-Atlantic airplane in less than a month! Hooray! We are heading to Copenhagen to stay with a a dear college friend along with her tall husband and little son. […]

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Spend a week in Milan

April 22, 2008

Sending out a huge Grazie to Michela in Milan for rounding out our wonderful set of activities by the moms from BabyccinoBlog. Michela kept telling us how UN-kid friendly Milan is, but she managed to come up with a fun array of activities for moms, babies, and young children. We’re all in favor of mama […]

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Spend a week in Paris

March 11, 2008

When we started the “week in” section of our site, it was an attempt to not be so Berkeley-focused. If you’re not our neighbors, there are still a ton of great options that are better than wiping someone’s tushy, right? We’re so happy to share another one in Europe — where neither of us has […]

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Spend a week in Amsterdam

February 25, 2008

Last month, we were very lucky to get Courtney from Babyccino to write up a week in London. Now, I’m excited to tell you that we have another fun European city to explore: Amsterdam! Esther has two little ones almost the exact ages as my two… now if we could just schedule a playdate. She’s […]

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Spend a week in London

January 27, 2008

We recently “met” Courtney from Babyccino — an excellent blog in which moms in 4 European cities hold an online conversation about life, kids, and style. She is an American from Seattle living in London with her husband and 2 lively sons, Easton and baby Quin (near the same ages as mine!). She shares some […]

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Spend a week in Hampstead (London, baby)

September 3, 2006

My good friend Valerie did me the favor of having a baby shortly after I did, but then went and moved out of the Bay Area all the way to London… as if I wasn’t having a hard enough time crossing the bridge into San Francisco to see her and Baby Norah. She’s sent us […]

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