Ontario Road Trips – Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

Heading into the second summer of the pandemic means more local travel. Since we cannot fly internationally yet, I am planning a series of small, shorter Ontario road trips for the kids and me. From our home in Toronto, I am planning trips within a five to six-hour driving radius. However, because these trips are…

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Tobermory Ontario: Top 5 Things to See And Do With Kids

One of my family’s favourite summer destinations is Tobermory, Ontario on the Bruce Peninsula. The first time we visited was in the summer of 2017. We designated Tobermory as a two-night stop on our way to Lake Superior Provincial Park from Toronto. We subsequently visited Tobermory in the summer of 2018 as we loved it…

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Florida Bucket List For Post-Pandemic Travel

This past winter was the first one in many years that my kids and I did not feel that Southern Hemisphere sun on our pasty, cold Canadian bodies. Double pain for me, I used to travel to Florida every winter growing up to visit my Grandparents who were snowbirds and had a place to live…

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How Facebook Fails To Protect Kids

Here’s a huge lesson for us all on how Facebook does not protect the users, our intellectual property and Facebook fails to protect kids. I never thought this could happen to me, but here we are. This is my experience and this is what I am trying to do about it. On February 26, one…

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Algonquin Provincial Park Visitor Centre – behind the scenes

*COVID-19 TRAVEL ALERT – I am writing and providing you information on Algonquin Provincial Park Visitor Centre. I am not encouraging you to travel there right now. It is currently closed due to the pandemic* ⁠ Chances are good, if you have been to Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario in the past couple of decades,…

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Oldest Countries In The World

Having my kids home for virtual school is kind of interesting. It’s fun when I’m not totally stressed about them using my computers, while I am requiring their usage myself. Back in the spring, a random question of “What’s the youngest country in the world?” (click here for that answer), sent us on a research…

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