Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory


When you visit Key West, you want to be outside soaking up the rays and sipping a Margarita, right? I am going to strongly encourage you – with or without kids – to take an hour and stop at the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory on Duval Street. I’ve been to butterfly conservatories before […]

Tips for Road Trip Success with Kids

Road Trip Success

Some friends think we’ve lost it, others gape in awe – but road trips (really outrageously long road trips) are just a way of life if you want to be a Diapered Knight.  It is no secret that I hate to fly.  I am not afraid of crashing or disaster, but it is the thought […]

5 Ways to Teach Your Child to be Kind to Others

Teach Child to be Kind

Netflix provided me with a streaming device and service in order to facilitate this post. All opinions expressed in this post are my own. #StreamTeam It amazes me how early in life the bullying starts. At age 3, my oldest was tortured by a child who would secretly taunt him and the other children, expressing his […]

Street-Style Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos Recipe

There is something really intriguing about food carts, isn’t there? In Philly, apps map out where your favorite food carts are parked on a particular day. In the Keys, a lone food cart hidden near a parking lot attracts a huge crowd of people each day who have heard the secret of their tacos. Like […]

Weekly Snapshot 7/30

July 26


Visiting the Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys


For the last 3 or 4 years we have been members of the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key, just east of Marathon, FL in the Florida Keys.  If you find yourself in the Florida Keys (with or without kids), a day trip to the DRC is an experience you will never forget. It is […]

5 Tips for Going to the Beach with Infants and Toddlers

Beach 2

Disclosure: I have received sample products for review. However, my opinions are my own and have not been influenced by the company in any way. Let’s admit, going to the beach with a baby can be painful. No more sunbathing, reading while listening to the waves, or swimming on your own. Your entire time at […]