Winter at the Zoo in Quebec

Winter at the Zoo in Quebec

At this time of year I find that cabin fever is really setting in. It's frustrating because it's hard to find really great activities for the kids - we're all going crazy and there are only so many more tobogganing days or indoor play park days that we can all handle. We know spring is [...]

Best books for kids – Anything by Julia Donaldson

Best books for kids – Anything by Julia Donaldson

I'm such a fan of reading to my kids. We all know the benefits of reading, but which books should you lean towards? We discovered Julia Donaldson books about a year ago. We were gifted "The Gruffalo" and "The Gruffalo's Child" and well our collections has grown tremendously since then. Those first two books are [...]

Traveling with kids to Jamaica – is Jamaica Kid Friendly

Traveling with kids to Jamaica – is Jamaica Kid Friendly

We just got back from a great adventure to Jamaica. Traveling with kids to Jamaica was something I was bit concerned about. I️ wanted to know is Jamaica kid friendly. It's not a known destination for families, but it should be! This was our experience to Jamaica. We stayed about 35 min from Montego Bay [...]

Getting Ready for Jamaica

Getting Ready for Jamaica

For the first time we are bringing the entire family to an all inclusive resort. We've been to a few all inclusive resorts pre-children, but this will be an entirely new experience. I'll be honest, this is a big undertaking with a 3.5 year old and 14 month old, but we've been planning this out [...]

Fall Festival and Apple Picking in Montreal

Fall Festival and Apple Picking in Montreal

It's Fall Festival Season, and Quinn Farms is hosting their weekend events from September 16th-17th until October 7th-9th. It's the best place to go Apple picking in Montreal There will be live music every weekend pony rides as well as all of the usual attractions Quinn Farms has to offer. (Like the play park, slide, [...]

The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Starts This Weekend

The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Starts This Weekend

The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is going strong this year and is offering a festive and rallying lineup, showcasing musical styles for all tastes and ages. The 34th edition of the Festival, which will take place from August 12th to 20th, offers a variety of shows and activities that will delight the crowds! «For [...]

Hotel Room with Kids – Bed Strategy!

I've written about maximizing a hotel room in the past, and there are a lot of things you can do to make it easier. My golden rule is to always get a suite or some kind of room with a division if possible. Yes it's a bit more, but having a divide between where the [...]