Paris with Kids: Exploring Art and War

I recently took the four kids and my mother to Paris for 4 days. Katherine, the 4-year-old, spent much of the time asking, “Are we where we want to be?,” which I think sums up perfectly the joy of bringing children, or anyone for that matter, to a city as beautiful and interesting as Paris.

The answer was and will always remain: yes and no. What makes a city like Paris so much fun is that no matter how carefully you research and plan …