Category Archives: Traveling with Kids

Why An Alberta Adventure? 2018

This is my first blog in a while, but it’s also the first on my new website. The site is still a work in progress, but I hope you check out everything there, sign up for the super exciting newsletters, … Continue reading

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Canada Day 2017- When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong

Ok, so after Nerf Wars, there was still hope that I’d be right, that every vacation needed to be planned, but after an hour or so in the hotel pool, we retired to our room overlooking the Inner Harbour and … Continue reading

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Canada Day Epic Nerf War 2017

The epic Nerf war of 2017 would be fought in the backyard, a yard full of rocky outcroppings, bushes, trees, chairs and one trampoline. Rules were set (rules being even better than plans, IMHO.) They were a mix of adult … Continue reading

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July 1st Canada Day

Getting up early, are you mad? You wouldn’t think there’s much joy in getting up early, especially with kids. They’re like little alarm clocks… Oh, who are we kidding? They’re like garbage trucks right outside your window emptying a bin … Continue reading

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Top Eight Things To Threaten Your Passengers With While Driving

If I was a better step-dad, I wouldn’t have to resort to threats. But, hey, they’re a part of my repertoire and I’m not afraid to use them. We had a lot of driving to do so it was sometimes … Continue reading

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Oregon day 3 – Believe It Or Not

It’s almost impossible to do things on a vacation that everyone’s excited about. It’s the nature of families. Not everyone’s keen on spending 4 hours in a plane museum, going to get your toes painted all pretty-like, looking for the … Continue reading

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Oregon Preamble

So, what’s the perfect vacation for an introvert, a writerly introvert at that? Reading a book in the sun? Exploring an underground ruin with a flashlight taped to my head? A week in the basement playing World of Tanks or … Continue reading

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