35 Reasons Why Summer Rocks in Encinitas

Summer is finally here!  Can't you feel it?  See it?  Smell it?  Kids are out of school.  Camps are filling up, people are renting vacation homes.  The "Zonies" are coming!  People are flocking to our town to enjoy the vibes, sea air and all the events we have to offer all summer long.  Below are 35 Reasons Why Summer Rocks in Encinitas and some of our suggestions for summer fun: Take a … [Read more...]

HB2U! Where To Shop In Encinitas For A Kid’s Birthday

Where To Find A Great Birthday Gift For a Child In Or Near Encinitas If you're like many parents, the invitations to your kids' friends' birthday parties come in fast and furious. And, while shopping at Target is many moms' favorite pastimes (especially if we get to go alone), showing up with a gift that three other people also brought can be unsatisfying. It can be challenging to find that … [Read more...]

Thar She Blows: The Top 4 Whale Watching Tours in San Diego

San Diego is a great place for seeing both gray whales and blue whales.   Every year from December to April, over 20,000 gray whales make a 10,000 mile round-trip journey from Alaska to the lagoons of Baja California where they give birth to their calves.  The whales typically spend several months in warm Baja California waters so that their young have time to grow strong enough for the journey … [Read more...]

5 Fantastic Indoor Play Centers In and Around Encinitas

While the sun shines brightly virtually year-round in our fair county of San Diego, parents (and kids!) often yearn for a fun place to go to avoid the heat. Whether the temperatures are sky high or our rain dances have finally worked, it's nice to know there are indoor play centers for a change of pace. Not all of them are created equal, however, and we parents often seek equal parts fun and … [Read more...]

Hands On, Kids! Check Out These 4 Fantastic Children’s Museum In Encinitas

With sun and fun and beaches galore, it can be easy for parents to forget that there are other interesting (and even informative!) outings to enjoy with your kids in and around Encinitas. And, while it's fairly easy to sneak that kale into their smoothies without them knowing, it can be more of a challenge to get them to try something learning-based. A collective, "Aww, Mom" comes to mind. … [Read more...]