Paddling with kids

Canoe trip through the Southern Gulf Islands

May 28, 2016

The weather forecast said it was going to be nice so I put an “out of office” notification on my email and we took off for a 5 day canoe trip in the Southern Gulf Islands. It was our first time camping with the kids besides setting up the tent in the yard a couple […]

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Hiking with kids

What Is Your Perfect Day?

May 28, 2016

I was 40 weeks pregnant with my first child and I was out at a summer neighbourhood party when a neighbour I’d just met asked me “If you could do anything for a day what would it be?”  Perhaps it was my state of pregnancy or some other blissful feeling when I recounted a day I […]

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Camping with kids, Paddling with kids

Packing Toys for a Canoe Trip

May 25, 2016

We recently took a 5 day canoe trip to prepare and plan for our 50 day canoe trip this summer. One of my packing questions was what toys to bring for the kids? Do we bring new toys that they haven’t grown bored of yet, but which are untested?  Or do we bring the well […]

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Fun with kids

The Harmonica Pocket – Music Review

May 24, 2016

Do you every find yourself driving in your car alone and singing out loud to your kids music? That’s what I was doing this morning on the way to work.  When I finally caught myself I didn’t turn it off.  If fact I listened and sang along all the way to work and all the […]

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