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Paris with/out Kids: Place de la Republique, a parental lunch in the 3rd, and a bike excursion


After nearly 2 years of crippling traffic jams in the neighborhood, Paris finally unveiled the “new” Place de la Republique. Basically it eliminated traffic passing on the north side of the square and created two way traffic down the “Grands … Continue reading

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Kid’s Movie Review: The Rise of the Guardians (Les 5 Legendes) (2012) – A Great Take on Childhood Heroes


I got lucky during Looper last week in catching an add during the previews for the first annual Kid’s Day at the Opéra Gaumont Capucines that happened this past Sunday. They were showing Niko the Little Reindeer 2 (I don’t … Continue reading

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Traveling with Kids: Lion Country Safari


With the ‘rents and the kids, we drove up to Lion Country Safari today. It is quite a hike from Miami – a good 90 minutes or so. Is it worth it? Probably. It is certainly not cheap: $27 per … Continue reading

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Traveling with Kids: The Numbers Game


I am off to Miami with the two kids. Only, it is just me this time – the wife is staying home to study. Frankly, this scares the living sh*t out of me, but I am trying to maintain my … Continue reading

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LEGO: How to dominate the toy market for 5-year olds (or my life with Ninjago)


As a parent of a 5-year old, I am in the middle of the toddler toy wars. If you didn’t realize it, a battle rages between Lego, Playmobil, and others on a smaller scale but yet not unlike the battle … Continue reading

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Travelling with kids, or, parental stamina


I may not have mentioned our night train coming down for Montgenèvre for our ski vacation. It was a trip during which my son slept in his own bunk, my daughter with my wife, and myself in my own bunk … Continue reading

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It’s rough being a kid


As you can perhaps see if you look right in the middle of this picture, my kid was NOT enjoying the kid’s carnival during our vacation. He willingly went to the evening sessions where they “practiced” their pseudo dance routine … Continue reading

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