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It’s easy to spot the terrible parent in the world; they’re the ones passing judgment (usually terrible judgment) on parenting issues that don’t affect them.
Charlie made his trip to Disneyland this year. The annual tradition that happens when you turn 5 was as wonderful as anticipated.
They say kids are a piece of your soul roaming free in the world. Usually that piece is within arm’s distance. This time that piece of my soul went out on its own.
Summer vacation isn’t just for kids to get out and explore and take a break from their routine, it’s for the entire family. And this summer I learned that in a big way.
When is it okay to let kids fly alone on a plane? Many airlines have unaccompanied minor policies kicking in when the child is 8. It’s easy, and expensive.
Do you do laundry when you’re on vacation? If you’re away for just a week, do you bring 7 outfits, or do you wash half way through? I just go. My wife? Different story.
You need to go on a daytrip. Go for a long drive somewhere out of town and explore. Don’t stay home when the weekend sucks, make an adventure.
Having popcorn in the top bunk of a hotel room watching Disney Channel is pretty much the most perfect way ever to start a vacation.
I hate camping, but I love camping with my kids. There is so much about the camping experience that is wonderful, yknow, except the camping part.
Ziploc bags are essential to surviving life with kids. From bathing suits to barf bags, here are 11 Ziploc Hacks you need this summer.
A #tbt to my visits to the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield in 1984 and then again in 2015. So much has changed.
One of the best places to escape Calgary is to get lost with your kids in the Canadian Badlands. From fossil hunts to buffalo jumps, here are 17 ways to explore
All you get is 18 summers as a family. That’s it. The kids grow up and just as quickly as summer ends, so do the summer vacations. What are you doing?
Is it possible to go on a family vacation without kids? I mean, the idea of a “family vacation” is that you all spend time together, right? Not when the kids ditch you.
Visiting Europe with infants is easy. You just have to lower your expectations, get out of the city, and be prepared for a slower pace. Here’s how to do it:
Parental bonding is important. You need to take time as a family, but you also need one on one time. I love my father and son adventures with my boys. Each year we go camping for Father’s Day. Here’s why: