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Traveling with a car seat and a Weelee

Traveling with a car seat and a Weelee If you travel with young kids, you’ve been faced with this dilemma - the car seat. What do you do with it? Check it or bring on board? Bring from home or rent? Recently, we welcomed the Weelee made by Clek into our family. And ...

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Is this the most beautiful place on earth?

Photos from our road trip to the Canadian Rockies Today I'm going to try something a little different. Instagram has a feature that allows you to embed photos directly into a blog post, so I thought I'd give it a try today with some of our favourite photos from our recent ...

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Visual tour of SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium

SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium When we visited Phoenix a few months ago, we spent an afternoon at the SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium in Tempe (located east of Phoenix). We certainly didn't expect to see sharks and stingrays in the dry deserts of Arizona, so we were quite impressed by this aquarium. SEA ...

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Breeze through airport security this summer

With the busy summer travel season upon us, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority has asked us to share some tips and tricks to make airport security a breeze. Summer is the busiest air travel time in Canada. Whether you’re packing for a family vacation, visiting relatives or exploring new corners ...

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My trip to Palm Springs with our boys

  Cameron could only stay with us for 4 days on our trip to Arizona and Palm Springs because he had to get back to work. But I am lucky. In Canada a women on maternity leave get a full year off. This means, I have a little more flexibility in ...

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International Family Travel Tip: Bring a Letter of Permission

When traveling solo with your kids, bring a Letter of Permission  I recently traveled alone to California with our two boys. This is the second time I have traveled internationally (we live in Canada) with our boys but without Cameron, and both times I have been asked to produce a letter ...

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7 Fun Activities in Tempe and Chandler, Arizona

Family Fun in Tempe and Chandler, Arizona We've just returned from our first trip to sunny Arizona with a new attitude towards the Phoenix area, Tempe and Chandler specifically. Prior to visiting, we hadn't given Arizona much thought as a stand alone destination. Sure, famous attractions like the Grand Canyon and ...

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Choosing the right hotel for our ski trip

Sun Peaks Resort in Central British Columbia Vacations are meant to relax, rejuvenate and have fun with the ones you love. Traveling with two boys under the age of 3 can be challenging at times, so it's essential that we choose appropriate accommodations for each adventure. Few things are more important ...

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