Finding Nirvana at The Mark Hopkins Hotel Lounge

  One of my favorite perks when staying at a hotel is getting access to its club level lounge when it has one. Some disappoint, and others make me regret I can’t stay longer. Last week my son and I had the privilege of staying at San Francisco’s iconic Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel. After being… Read More

Luxury Stay at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Hard Rock Hotel  San Diego as part of  #TheNewKia Event. This luxurious hotel at  207 Fifth Ave is close to the  Petco ballpark, Convention Center and the bustling Gaslamp Quarter! Die hard rock and roll fans will marvel at the decor while families will enjoy the proximity to… Read More

7 Ways to Enjoy Butterbeer at Universal Studios Orlando

  For many die hard Harry Potter fans sampling Butterbeer is a must when visiting Universal Studios Orlando. What most don’t realize is that there are seven ways to drink and even eat butterbeer while visiting the parks.   Kids and adults the world over still love the Harry Potter series, a story of witchcraft,… Read More

Five Iconic California Food Chains Worth Visiting

Travelers know  California as the sunshine state with beaches and Hollywood celebrities. What some visitors miss is the fact it is also home to some excellent food chains. From juicy burgers to Cuban pastries the State features a formidable variety of venues. So, for the foodies among you wishing to bookmark new spots to try;… Read More

Q&A with Diego Pena Child Prodigy and Autism Author

Diego Pena was meeting all of his developmental milestones until the age of 18 months, when he suddenly stopped speaking, pointing, or responding to his own name. The family took Diego to their pediatrician for his regular checkup, where he received an official diagnosis of autism. After the diagnosis, Diego’s parents worked hard to ensure… Read More

Our Family Stay at the Holiday Inn Buena Park

    The Holiday Inn Buena Park is a good option for families seeking budget-friendly lodging in the Anaheim area. The property is close to shopping and dining venues as well as local freeways all helpful amenities for travelers.  Buena Park, California is a beautiful area, and the local budget-friendly Holiday Inn is a sure… Read More

Terror Attacks: Nine Tips that Can Save Your Life

An uncomfortable topic at best and horrifying to many it is time for parents to discuss with kids tips what to do in case of a terror attack.Mmeorizing and following these simple tips can save your life. Sadly, today the world experienced another terrorist attack on British soil. This news comes in the wake of… Read More

Traveling with Autism? Pack a SCOTTeVEST Quest Vest

While traveling, one of the most important and often overlooked tools is the pocket. Travelers, especially those with kids, will often find they run out of room in their pockets during their travels. SCOTTeVEST company hopes to help mitigate this challenge by creating clothing with many pockets placed strategically to keep one valuable’s safe and… Read More

Fidget Toys are IN and we hope they are here to stay!

It’s not every day that a toy first created for people with autism or anyone who stims becomes a viral sensation. Last month, the fidget cube got thrown into the limelight.  This toy, which originally started on Kickstarter, is a small square box with different sensory stimulating exercises from pressing buttons to clicking switches to rotating… Read More

Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 -Should You Take the Kids?

Many fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were happy to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 when it opened this week. Though I’m personally not as invested in this series, I still greatly enjoyed this movie when I went to see it with my son a few days ago as part of Ford’s promotion… Read More

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