What Are Post Vacation Blues And How Do You Cure Them?

Have you ever felt a lingering sadness after returning home from a vacation? Maybe it feels like a lack of purpose? It’s an odd feeling because you should be refreshed and rejuvenated and ready to tackle the world, but you aren’t able to and feel like you lack the motivation to do anything. This is…

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Flying With Kids From Canada? What You Need To Know!

Unless you live under a rock up there in the Great White North, you’ve noticed that it is winter around these parts. Sub-zero temperatures, snow, slush, ice, lack of sunshine, people suffering from seasonal affected disorder (SAD), it’s all quite awful to many Canadians. Some families can only endure so much and book themselves on…

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Welcoming 2019 and Saying Farewell to 2018

Hey – It’s been quite a year.   How’s that for an overused opening phrase? 2018 seems to have sacked everyone in some way, shape or form. I am glad to have said farewell to 2018. Last year tested me in a lot of ways. I typically do not bear emotions or “air my dirty laundry”…

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Sager Conservation Area Trail: Easy Winter Hike With Kids

I think I have found the shortest and easiest hike to take the kids on in the winter. And bonus for me – it is just up the highway from my parent’s house. It’s Sager Conservation Area Trail in Quinte West. Lengthwise, it’s only half a kilometre hike in and out. For the kids, it’s…

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The Ultimate Holiday Wish List For The Traveling Kid

To make the life of last minute shoppers for children easier, I created The Ultimate Holiday Wish List For The Traveling Kid to help guide those fathers, siblings and extended family who don’t know what to get their little ones! When I was a child, Christmas was the most happiest time of the year! We…

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Toronto Happy Place – Can You Buy Happiness?

They say you can’t put a price on happiness. I say, that yes you can and the regular price of admission to Toronto Happy Place for a family is absolutely ludicrous for the experience. What is Toronto Happy Place? Happy Place is a pop up installation with larger than life installations like rubber duck rooms…

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