Five Awesome U.S. Destinations You Should See With Your Kids – Part 5: ...

It seems fitting, somehow, that our final Awesome U.S. Destination is Death Valley National Park in California.

New Travel APP – Travel + Leisure Family

I love magazines, which is a problem because I don't throw them away.  I keep them in a nice pile for future reference - to my husband's dismay. For this reason I have been thankful...

Inflatable Booster Seat Takes Exhibition by Storm

Would you ever consider using an inflatable booster seat as your child’s restraint system in the car? The idea of plopping your child on top of a balloon and going for a drive sounds questionable. When I first learned of the BubbleBum booster seat, I was sceptical. But as I learned more, I began to see its merits and, I think, it has won me over.

The Importance Of Having A Kid-Free Vacation

Years ago a friend told me that if you wanted to make sure your marriage stayed healthy you had to vacation once a year with just your spouse and she was right.  Don't get...

Daytripping in Ontario ~ African Lion’s Safari

As we head into Summer I have started a list of local parks and attractions that I want to visit with my boys in July and August.  We are lucky enough to live in...

LEED Hotels are a Great Choice for Environmentally Conscious Parents

The environment is near the top of everyone’s list of concerns these days. We all want to leave our children with a safe and beautiful world. Teaching by example, many parents choose to ‘go green’ whenever there is an opportunity.

Bulky Winter Clothes Can Reduce Car Seat Safety

It’s the time of year when parents become preoccupied with keeping their children warm. Bundling a child under mountains of bulky outerwear poses a problem, however. His or her car seat harness no longer fits correctly.

Five Awesome U.S. Destinations You Should See With Your Kids – Part 3: ...

Hands down, the most beautiful place I’ve ever been is Yosemite National Park. Mother Nature configures herself in some beguiling ways, let me tell you.

Ten Tips to Make Traveling With Babies and Toddlers More Pleasant

Anyone who’s done it will tell you; travelling with infants and young children can be challenging.  TOTSY, an invitation only site designed to provide the best possible deals on essentials for parents, infants and...

Lyme Disease More Prevalent than Previously Thought

Summer may be over for most families, but summer weather isn’t! And that means that families are still spending their time outdoors. While this provides many benefits to families (exercise, connection to nature and...

Crumpled City Maps For Busy Travelers

When we travel to a new city the first thing I do is find a good map to help us stay organized.  Often, the folding and unfolding of said map renders it useless after...

Great American Backyard Campout: A Great Excuse to Stay-cation

Do you have plans this weekend? Are you going to be hanging around the house? Turn an ordinary weekend into a stay-cation, with a backyard campout. This Saturday, June 25th, is the night...