Traveling with Kids on a Budget in Canada.

Traveling with Kids on a Budget in Canada.

This summer we've decided to discover our county! I must have been inspired by the Canada 150 campaign from last year because all we've been talking about is visiting the east coast. The one thing EVERYONE says when we tell them we'll be discovering Canada is that "it's so expensive." It's true. Visiting our home [...]

Travel Hack with CityPASS

Travel Hack with CityPASS

I'm such an advocate for experiences. I want my children to experience as much as they can outside of their daily lives. When we travel, we make it a point to see and meet new people and embrace local cultures and traditions. The best way for that to happen you ask? Well it's by taking [...]

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 [...]

Tips For Plane Travel With Kids

Tips For Plane Travel With Kids

  There is a lot of advice out there about tip for plane travel with kids. I know this isn't a new topic of conversation, but I know it's an important one. Having recently traveled to Jamaica with a 14 month old and a 3.5 year old, we prepared for a long flight and it [...]

Fire Station Open House in Montreal!

Fire Station Open House in Montreal!

I think this is one of the best things to do with your kids this weekend! Visit one of the selected fire stations for the annual open house! It's free, and who doesn't love those fire trucks? I hear you'll be able to tour the trucks as well as get some valuable tips and fire [...]

Mont Sutton’s Fall Festival

Mont Sutton’s Fall Festival

It's that time of year again with Mont Sutton (one of our favourite mountains) has its annual Fall festival. Starting this Saturday September 16th, the fall festival will run for the next few weeks. Ride the chairlifts and see the changing trees as well as enjoy some fantastic festivities. The day will including the following: [...]

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 [...]