A family vacation is a great opportunity for making memories that will last a lifetime. It can also be an excellent opportunity to bond with your children and teach them about different cultures and lifestyles.
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Learning To Surf For Families On Maui
Learning to Surf for the first time is much easier than I thought. Here’s how our family surfing lessons went down at the Surf Shack Maui!
While You Were Shoveling The Driveway, Spring Sprung at Peekaboo Beans
No matter what the groundhogs or forecasters say, it’s early spring in the world of fashion. Here’s a look at how Peekaboo Beans is welcoming dreams of a new season, even if it’s still snowing. 🙂
Making a Case for Outdoor Play for Preschoolers
When kids get dirty, they learn more. Let’s make the case for more outdoor play!
5 Favorite Fall Day Trips Near Calgary
Fall is the best time of year to get out and explore. Here’s where to find fun day trips near Calgary or just a quick wander away in the neighborhood
The One Thing People Forget When They Go Camping (and 12 other things you should bring)
Everyone forgets something when they go camping. Tent poles, bug spray, pillows, flashlights, we’ve all done it. Here’s how to get on it for your long weekend camping trip.
7 Hacks For New Ski Families
We’re a new ski family, we’re just getting used to juggling kids and gear and kids. Here are some hacks I’ve observed from the veteran ski families to help you on the hill
Some Favorite Experiences In Banff For Rediscover Nature Day
Rediscover Nature Day is September 20. It’s a chance to get outside with your family and connect. And maybe win a trip to Banff. Details here:
21+ Places To Find Summer Camps In Calgary
Here are 21 resources and ideas for summer camps in Calgary. From overnight camps to daycamps to free drop in ideas, here’s how to keep them entertained in the city this summer.
Summer In Slow Motion
I wish I could put summer on pause. I can’t so I’m doing the next best thing, I’m putting summer on slow motion and squeezing every second out.
You Need To Have A BBQ Picnic At The Playground, On A School Night
Even though it was a busy school night packed with activities, we still made time to have a bbq picnic at the playground. And it was awesome.
The Time I Went Camping With Dead Batteries
I suck at camping. I forget gear, I give up, I come home, I go camping with dead batteries and pee in the dark. Don’t be like me, win some batteries here:
Why My Kids Wear Helmets for Winter Sports
With many towns banning tobogganing for safety and legal reasons, our family has a simple rule: we wear helmets for winter sports. Bucket up, be safe, be smart.
Taking The Time To Get Lost In Fall Because Winter Is Coming
I told the boys to get lost this weekend. We wandered out in to a forest near our house and I just let them lead. We went in circles, we got lost. Fall ftw.
Traveling With Kids: The Best Playgrounds In Vancouver
The best playgrounds in Vancouver are the ones where mom and dad and the kids have fun. They are along the beaches, and they’re beautiful. Here’s my faves.
Summer Achievement: Go Jump In A Lake
It’s been a big summer for Charlie. He started off scared to get his face in the water, and ended it by standing on the dock and making a big jump in a lake.