Alberta is beginning to open again as COVID numbers go down. This includes shops, restaurants and hotels. While we were eager for a little getaway conforming with public health guidelines, we had our concerns also. This Canada Day we enjoyed an overnight hotel stay and I’m sharing a Kananaskis Mountain Lodge review here for theContinue reading Kananaskis Mountain Lodge Review: Safe Stay for Families This Summer
This year Canada Day will be different. We can’t be physically together but we can still celebrate together as a community, city and country. Do check out calgary.ca/CanadaDay for lots of ideas and resources on how to celebrate at home and online. All these are available for free. We had so much fun trying outContinue reading Celebrating Canada Day 2020: Ideas, Crafts and Resources!
We had a wonderful experience of dog sledding in Canmore this weekend. Canmore is the gateway to the Canadian Rockies and this is the perfect location to enjoy an authentic experience of dog sledding with Mad Dogs & Englishmen. If you love the outdoors this experience is for you! We tried to imagine ourselves relivingContinue reading Dog Sledding in Canmore: A Great Experience With Mad Dogs & Englishmen
Staying active as a family is super important to us in all seasons. Be it swimming, indoor pools, sports areas, saunas, climbing walls, drop-in fitness classes, and equipment for cardio and weight training, The City of Calgary’s new Recreation passes offer more opportunities for non-stop family fun.Continue reading The City of Calgary’s new Recreation passes are super Fun + Flexible
One of my fondest childhood memories is going to the toy store with my parents for a special occasion. The anticipation of the visit, dreaming up lists of what to buy and the sight of shelves filled with toys upon toys, at the actual visit, are cherished childhood experiences. If you wish to replicate thisContinue reading How to Have a Successful Trip to the Toy Store
If you have young kids then you definitely know all about slime! Chances are that your children are also as obsessed about slime as mine are! This year as Zeynab turned nine, she requested a “slime” birthday. Since I had never thrown a birthday of this theme or attended one, I thoroughly researched this topic.Continue reading Planning a Slime Party for Kids
We have picked three of our favorite local Calgary restaurants and sharing our experience of eating there. Hope these encourage you to buy and support local in Calgary also!Continue reading Buy Local in Calgary: Our Pick of Three Restaurants on International Avenue
I often worry if my children are prepared to handle an emergency and even realize the hazards and risks they face. We recently took the free course provided by Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) at Calgary.ca/readysquad and in just 20 minutes learned many important lessons such as knowing the risks in Calgary, potential hazards and takingContinue reading Are you Prepared for an Emergency? Get Ready with Your Children in 20 minutes!
Should you send your kids to private school? And how does the private system work in Alberta? How would you define the “right fit” for your child? How do you fund your child’s education? These are just a few of many questions parents ask when looking into private schools. Luckily for them, they can findContinue reading Three reasons why you should attend a private school expo before choosing a school
The children and I had an amazing time planting trees with TD at one of their annual TD Tree Days planting events on Saturday, September 14. It was a great opportunity for the children to get their hands dirty, plant trees and see first-hand how green spaces are built while being part of a wonderfulContinue reading Planting Trees for a Greener Tomorrow: A Day Well-Spent at TD Tree Days