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 [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Winterlude 2013

The weather was slightly less freezing on Sunday so we decided to attempt Winterlude.  The last time that we went was 2 years ago so we were excited to check it out.  We got to cross on the canal - no skating for us this time - and see some of the sculptors working on their ice sculptures!  Unfortunately the wind and cold were just too much for the preschooler so our visit was much shorter than we hoped.  Winterlude runs until February 18th so if you're in Ottawa, make sure to check it out!   Read more [...]

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