Nicole Curran

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California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

Wanting to raise smart kids is a parent's most important job and smart doesn't necessarily mean good grades. Emotional intelligence is just as …

Parenting

22 Summer 2016 Books You Won’t Want To Miss

Soak up these family dramas, advice column collections and near-future hijinks.<p>This summer, in addition to the obvious 2016 warm-weather pastime of drinking watermelon water while listening to “Lemonade,” we’re looking forward to reading new books! Because, although we are big proponents of couch …

Baby Sign Language: 21 Words and Signs to Know

Open up the lines of communication with your infant with signs for "more", "done", "eat", "change" and other signs for everyday items.<p>According to …

7 Exceptional Family-Friendly Vacations

Vacationing with children can seem daunting for even the most seasoned of travelers. A two-year-old isn’t going to withstand a day of quiet museum hopping in Paris, a high school sophomore doesn’t want to do <i>anything</i>, and the parents just want a break. If the idea of shipping off to an amusement …

Kids

5 Classic Bay Area Adventures to Add to your Bucket List

These 5 adventures are Bay Area classics, and if they aren't already on your bucket list, it's about time you added them. So rally the crew and start …

Five Rad Vacation Ideas for 'Car People'

Car fanatics, rejoice: it’s easier than ever to experience the thrill of the open road in a whole new way.<p>Summer screams “road trip,” with the energy …

Why no one wants to travel to Naples

The city of Naples, located in Italy's southern region known as the Mezzogiorno, has long been considered a destination that's not worth a trip.<p>We decided to do a little investigating to find out exactly why Naples isn't a tourist favorite.<p>To start, we took a look at a Reddit thread that asked …

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Bucket Lists