Top 2011 Destinations for Budget Travelers

Newsweek Budget Travel has come up with its annual list of travel destinations that are fun as well as affordable. The list includes places like Tallinn, Estonia’s capital as well as popular tourist destinations...

Traveling With Kids – Health Tips for Caribbean Travel

The winter blues prompt many to escape to the Caribbean for a week or two at this time of year. How can you blame them? Day after endless day of dull, cold, grey weather will drive you crazy after a while. If you are planning to bring young children on your island break this winter, there are a few precautions you may want to take.

Don’t Let Lyme Disease Spoil the Summer

Hiking, biking, fishing, camping, it’s summertime and summer was made for outdoor fun. But, outdoor adventure has a nasty foe. That foe’s name is Lyme disease. Superhero parents need to educate themselves on their nemesis so they can fight back and avert disaster.

Child Clears Planes for Takeoff

Two employees at JFK’s air traffic control tower are under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration, after a child’s voice was recorded communicating with planes.

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...

Travel + Leisure Names Their Top Picks For US & Canadian Family Hotels

Travel magazine Travel + Leisure has revealed their readers choice 'World's Best' awards for 2011, but more importantly, the top picks for US & Canadian Family Hotels. Rated out of 100, respondents were asked...

The 10 Most Common Items Travelers Forget At Home

In the 20 years I've been traveling, I have forgotten to bring a lot of things. In fact I leave a hairbrush in my suitcase because, oddly, that is the thing I forget...

Perfect For Travel ~ Maclaren’s Globetrotter Stroller

Well known for their practical, lightweight travel gear, Maclaren is set to introduce another stroller that will undoubtedly be popular with traveling parents. The Globetrotter, the newest addition to the Maclaren line up, weighs just...

Road Trip With the Kids? Here are Some Tips to Get You Through

Tomorrow, my family and I will embark on a road trip; a journey that will take us 16 hours north of our home outside Toronto, Ontario. I’m sure it goes without saying, but 16 hours is a long time for a three-year-old to sit in the car.
Kids Smash Art at Glass Museum While Adults Stand by Filming

WHAT? Moms Video Tape Kids Destroying Museum’s Glass Sculpture

Shocking CCTV video that was released last week showed two little boys touching and pulling a wall-mounted exhibit at the Shanghai Museum of Glass. The video shows the kids behind the cordoned off area, laughing...

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...

More Working Moms Planning Affordable Family Vacations

More working moms are taking time off from their multitasking roles and planning a family vacation a new national survey reveals. Nashville-based WhyMomsRule.com conducted a survey between 14 and 17 January involving 634 women who had at least one child at home.