Learn To Camp This Year With Ontario Parks

An old-fashioned campout is an affordable and enjoyable family vacation.  But, if you’re inexperienced, the idea of a holiday, in the great outdoors, can be intimidating. I went on my first camping trip when I...

Ottawa: Five Reasons to Visit Canada’s Capital This Summer

Steeped in history and marinated in culture, Ottawa is a fabulous city. I know you don’t need a list of fun things to do while you’re there, but I’ll give you one anyway. Here are...

Perfect for Travel! Valco Baby Introduces “Stroller Roller”

Just in time for summer travel, Valco Baby introduces the Stroller Roller Universal Travel Bag ($100): the perfect answer to the airlines’ new restrictions on gate checking strollers!

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...

To Pay or Not to Pay ~ Which Airlines Charge For Baggage?

When you are flying as a family there are quite a few things you must take into account when booking a flight.  I will pay more for conveniences like a flight that doesn't connect,...

Comfort and Safety for Infants and Toddlers While Flying

When our son was five-months-old, we took him to England, to meet his Great Grandma.  There was so much we didn’t know about travelling with an infant. We had high hopes that the baby would...

Travel Gear for Parents – Our Top 7 Picks!

Traveling with kids can be stressful – especially if you haven’t brought the right gear. Carrying a heavy baby through the airport, paying extra to check gear and having your little one get lose on the plane can get an relaxing vacation off to a rocky start.

Traveling With Kids ~ Our 7 Picks For Best Kid Gear!

Parents know that an unhappy child during travel can make a 30 minute trip feel like 10 hours. Arming yourself with the best gear to keep your kids organized and comfortable, can be the difference between a smooth trip and one where your fellow travelers are asking to be moved to a different section of the plane. We’ve all been there and it’s not fun.

Traveling With A Baby? Here’s 5 Must-Haves For Your Carry-On Bag…

Traveling with a baby is work. There - I’ve said it. But the truth of the matter is, the work is worth it. The trips and adventures we’ve had have as a family have...

7 Tips For Cruising With Kids

My husband and I have been ‘cruisers’ for more than 10 years.  In that time we have had the pleasure of sailing on more than 14 boats with 5 cruiselines. Even though...