UrbanSitter’s Handbook for Family Road Trip Survival

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!

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 […]

10 Ways to Shake it Up this Summer!

Summer is the time of year we all dream of when we’re buried in mountains of work (or snow), lost in a maze of school schedules and activities, and numb from mundane daily routines. You can make sure you and your family take full advantage of the season just by changing the rules a bit. […]

12 Ways to Avoid the Summer Junk Food Trap

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

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

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 […]