Jennifer Hamburg

Jennifer Hamburg
First time mama here! I love getting to connect with other moms and their littles. As an aspiring author, I am thrilled to be a part of the San Diego Moms Blog team of contributing writers. You can follow my writing adventures on Instagram: @wordsaremagic88
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How to Enjoy a Disney Cruise From Home

The Disney withdrawals are real. So of course, I had to find a new way to bring the Disney magic home.  A few weeks ago, the idea occurred to me to try and put...
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Give Your Holiday A Wild Twist at the San Diego Zoo

Ready to walk on the wild side this holiday season? Well, the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park have you covered. Our holiday season may look a little different this year...
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The San Diego Safari Park’s Best and Sometimes Overlooked Restaurant

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park has plenty of options for places to grab a bite to eat. They’ve got it all: breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and even snacks. No matter the time of...
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Booking a Staycation? Check Out the Legoland Hotels

For several months I had gone back and forth thinking about whether or not to take a staycation. I kept wondering if now was really a good time. I looked into several San Diego...
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These Book Have All the Koalifications: Top 3 San Diego Zoo Kids Books

Looking for new books to bolster your kiddos' collection? If you ask me, books about animals are always a good way to go. The San Diego Zoo offers a wide variety of wonderful titles...
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World Elephant Day: Celebrating with San Diego Zoo Global

The unfortunate truth is that elephants are in trouble. World Elephant Day is a day to help spread awareness about the threats that elephants are facing. Approximately 100 African elephants are poached every day...
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Handy Tips for Returning to the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park

The San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park have been welcoming back guests for several weeks now. And the parks are doing a wonderful job of making everything feel safe and...

I’m Not Moosin’ Around: The San Diego Zoo is Reopening!

Lately, I find myself glued to the computer watching the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s webcams. Before they were forced to close their gates, a trip to either the Zoo...

To the Woman Who Worries She Hasn’t Accomplished Enough

The Constant Worry There is a part of me that constantly worries that I’m 32 and haven’t accomplished enough with my life. I think about how my life doesn’t look how I thought it would...

In Honor of Mother’s Day: How Becoming a Mom Made Me Appreciate Mine Even...

Parenting is hard. Yep, I just admitted it. It’s especially hard when you’re a single parent. That was the environment I grew up in, a single-parent household. Although my mom was constantly stressed, I...

Live the Magic: A Guide for Bringing Disney into Your Home

For many of us, and our kids, Disneyland is our happy place. It’s the place we go to escape the stress of everyday life. So, what do you do when you can’t get to...

The Coming of Spring: The Return of Butterfly Jungle

Looking for a fun family outing to celebrate spring time? Well, look no further than Butterfly Jungle at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. I mean, who doesn’t become giddy at the thought of...