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A Zen Weekend at Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa

I had reached that breaking point – you know the one. Crispy around the edges, a little too sharp with my responses to the kids’ and coworkers’ demands, generally being a bitch. Yes, daddies get there too. Luckily I have an amazing family, who understood my need for some “me time”. So it was off […]

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Disneyland: A Necessary Evil

Most parents I know share our view that a visit to Disneyland is a necessary evil, conjuring a love/hate relationship worthy of the best Ursula the Sea Witch impersonation. Don’t get me wrong – our family LOVES to visit Disneyland. It’s just that the whole experience is so damn expensive! Since the girls were born, […]

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Lair of the Bear Family Camp

[custom-mapping map_id=”6306″ height=”300″] Each summer from the time I was 5 years old, we spent a week together at a family camp called Lair of the Bear. The Lair, as it was fondly nicknamed, was open to alumni of the University of California system, and since my dad was a graduate of UC Berkeley, we […]

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What To Visit in Vietnam With Kids

[custom-mapping map_id=”6309″ height=”300″] Vietnam is an amazing and beautiful country, and a great place to visit with kids when you know what destinations and sights to visit. Here’s my recent story for on our family travel experience in Vietnam. The tour of old Hanoi in traditional rickshaws – we were pulled by old men […]

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Daddy Needs A Break

Alone time. Peace and quiet. Some time away. Escaping the madness. Call it what you will, but in every parent’s cycle, there comes that time when Daddy needs a break. A break from the constant needs of others. A break from pretending to have all the answers. A break from the dawn-to-dusk fever pitch that […]

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