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  • Experience Life in the 1800s At Black Creek Pioneer Village

    Experience Life in the 1800s At Black Creek Pioneer Village

    I love historic sites, but often when I’m trying to teach my boys about how far we’ve come in the last couple centuries it’s hard for them to imagine.  Heck, they can’t even grasp the fact that I didn’t have an ipad growing up.  Over the last couple years one of the best ways I […]

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  • Get Your Build On At Legoland Toronto’s Discovery Center

    Get Your Build On At Legoland Toronto’s Discovery Center

    Every parent will attest that it’s a challenge to keep your kids going through out the Summer.  We have spent quite a bit of time sightseeing, but my kids also love amusement style visits as well. A couple months ago I visited the Legoland discovery here in Kitchener(St. Jacobs) and was pretty disappointed that there […]

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  • Bed Bug Problem in Canada and US ‘Worse than Ever’

    Bed Bug Problem in Canada and US ‘Worse than Ever’

    Travellers beware! As we all continue our Summer travels there is one thing that families should be aware of when exploring.  After all you only want to bring home memories… According to experts, the bed bug problem in Canada and the United States is getting worse instead of better. In fact, the populations of them […]

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Travel Back 100 years at The Doon Heritage Village

26 Jul 2014 | 0
Travel Back 100 years at The Doon Heritage Village

While looking for something to do with the kids last Summer I stumbled upon the Waterloo Region Museum and Doon Heritage Village.  A sprawling ‘town’, just at the edge of our city, this attraction is a great way for kids to learn more about the history of the Kitchener-Waterloo area and the people who laid […]

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MSC Cruises Teams Up With Chicco To Offer Travelling Families Convenience At Sea

24 Jul 2014 | 0
MSC Cruises Teams Up With Chicco To Offer Travelling Families Convenience At Sea

There are a lot of great perks in the works for families looking to travel with MSC Cruises in the future.  In May it was revealed that MSC Cruises has ordered two new ships, that will set records for the line – accommodating 5,300 passengers. Two weeks ago the cruise line announced they will install […]

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5 Ways To Help Kids Learn More While They’re on Vacation

12 Jul 2014 | 1
5 Ways To Help Kids Learn More While They’re on Vacation

Now that our boys are past the toddler stage, we have been choosing destinations and daytrips that help them learn more about our world and the people we share it with.  Last Summer we visited a lot of historic sites to give them an appreciation of the incredible events that paved the way for how […]

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Announces “Frozen Summer Fun Live!”

28 Jun 2014 | 0
Disney’s Hollywood Studios Announces “Frozen Summer Fun Live!”

Are your kids still obsessed with Disney’s blockbuster Frozen?  But nothing you do seems to decrease the craze?  With a shortage of merchandise in stores, your best bet may be a roadtrip to Orlando! This summer, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be celebrating “Frozen,” the hit animated feature film, with a daily character procession, sing-alongs with […]

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New Report Finds Many US Beaches below Safety Standards

26 Jun 2014 | 0
New Report Finds Many US Beaches below Safety Standards

If your holiday plans for Canada Day or July 4th long weekend involve a trip to the beach, you need to take note of a new report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which found that ten percent of water samples taken from U.S. coastal and lake beaches fail to meet safety standards. Steve Fleischli, […]

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