Discovering the Disney magic at Magic Kingdom

It's a good thing that I like eating my own words, because I do it all the time - especially now that I'm a parent!  We'd been planning our trip to Orlando for months and the first question asked was always "Are you going to Disney World?" which was always answered with a mildly horrified "are you kidding?  It would be a gong-show with a 23 month old and a 3.75 year old!  No way!".  My oldest has been asking to go on a regular basis since around this time last year when her cousins, and then Read more [...]

Our visit to SeaWorld Orlando

One place that we were really looking forward to going on our trip to Orlando was SeaWorld. The girls were excited to see dolphins and whales, my husband wanted to pet a stingray again (he'd been to SeaWorld as a kid) and I just wanted to see the manatees.  Don't ask me why, but they're my favourite marine animal! We arrived at SeaWorld and started off by heading to the Pets Ahoy® show.  My mother-in-law had been recently and she thought the girls would love it.  She was right! There were Read more [...]

Kids Fly Safe CARES airplane safety harness (giveaway)

Two weeks ago, my husband and I flew for the first time with both kids. Our oldest had racked up over a dozen flights by her first birthday but hasn't been on a plane since we moved to Ontario just before her first birthday, and I'd taken our youngest to Alberta a year ago, but the four of us had never flown as a family until our trip to Florida. This also marked the first time that we had a child who required her own seat on the plane!  I really didn't want to install our car seat on the plane Read more [...]

Watch, read, and learn with Safari, So Good! (giveaway)

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is back with a new DVD, Safari So Good!  Something that I just learned is that each The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is based off of the Random House Cat in the Hat Learning Library book series, which means that we can continue the fun and learning long after the movie is turned off. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Safari, So Good! explores the jungle and African wildlife with monkeys, elephants, rhinos, and lots of the Cat's Read more [...]

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