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Zoo Kids Cafe in Seoul, Korea

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There are so many reasons I love living in Seoul with a toddler! Baby and kid cafes have to top the list. Coming from the U.S at first glance I thought these cafes were watered down versions of Chucky Cheese.  Not at all! Baby and kids cafes are these wonderful places where the food is generally tasty, staff is available to help watch the kids, and moms can sit and eat an entire meal (not to mention an entire sentence) without a single interruption.

Although I enjoy all the cafes we go to, Sam and I have fallen in love with the Zoo Kid's Cafe in Songpa-gu. (Close to Lotte World) The staff is by far the most professional I've encountered. They not only instantly memorized which child belongs to which mother but they also remembered which stuffed animal my daughter was running around with. They learned my daughters shy demeanor and learned that she doesn't liked to be carried but enjoys playing with them on the floor. Sam warmed up to the staff and was even asking for hugs a…

Subway in Seoul with a Toddler

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I've been preparing for this blog post almost since we moved here. I'm not sure why it has taken me this long to write it all out. Perhaps I'm waiting to know everything? Impossible, never going to happen!

Here are some myths about the subway in Seoul that I quickly discovered to be FALSE!

Myth: You can't take a baby stroller into the subway.
Truth: (Disclaimer, although false, the fastest way in and out of the subway without a doubt is to wear your sippy cup sojourner. If there are times were convenience and need dictate you use a stroller, it is possible!)
FALSE! Almost all the subway stations in Seoul have some type of help for mommy and stroller. You aren't always going to find the perfect elevator that takes you from entrance to train and back but there are ways to do it. 
The best advice I have is carry a small stroller, not necessarily an umbrella stroller but I've found strollers with a width of less than 26 inches are best. When I went to buy Sam a new stro…