UrbanSitter’s Handbook for Family Road Trip Survival

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Before you hit the road with your kids this summer, we’re arming you with 8 Indispensable Road Trip Survival Tips. Following these tips will go a long way in creating a memorable, happy time with your family on the road! An arsenal of Apps for Kids. It’s likely that even your preschooler knows his way around […]

Family-Friendly Weekend Get-Aways – Let’s Go Camping!

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This summer, City Moms are getting back to nature! According to our insiders, more and more urban families are choosing camping as their number one pick for a family-friendly weekend get-away. We’ve gathered a list of our favorite family camping spots in Northern and Southern California, New York, and Chicago, and what to expect so […]

12 Ways to Avoid the Summer Junk Food Trap

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Summer gives us a chance as parents to loosen up, take a break from routines and schedules, and live a little more spontaneously with our kids. But, according to a study recently released from the University of Texas, the lack of routine, decrease in activities, and disruptions in the way we eat during the summer […]

Hot Spots to Take the Kids this Summer — UrbanSitter Round Up

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We’re almost midway through the summer. Maybe the anticipation and novelty of the season and its associated freedom have waned a bit, and you’re starting to panic. “What do I do with these kids!?” Chances are you’ve already taken advantage of many, if not most, of the family- friendly attractions in your area. But, if […]

UrbanSitter Round-Up: Kid-Friendly Fourth of July Activities

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We’ve gathered the best of the best family activities to help you plan a fun-filled July 4th holiday. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a fitness run, a pancake breakfast, a carnival or a nostalgic parade. And, of course, fireworks! Unless otherwise stated, all activities are held Wednesday, July 4th. San Francisco Bay […]