Tranquility Once there, Chaos en route.

Tranquility Once there, Chaos en route.

Taking children for a sunspot vacation can be one of the most treasured experiences for them and the family But getting there can lead to being forced to endure one of my worst ever in-fight experiences for you and those around you.. A study done by Expedia shows...
Tips For Travelling With Children

Tips For Travelling With Children

Parents who travel with children can often face interesting dilemmas. An inquiry I received recently concerned airline obligations to legally sit a small child with a parent. This question usually comes up after a parent and child were separated on a flight, even...
Gift Idea 5 No Kidding Kids, BlanKid Buddy is the Best!

Gift Idea 5 No Kidding Kids, BlanKid Buddy is the Best!

Let’s face it. Travelling with children can be difficult at times. They need to be comfortable en route. They need a place they feel is truly theirs, where they can store their goodies and most precious take along possessions. And whatever they take on-board has to...

Waiting For the Ash to Clear

As I was shaving this morning I heard the announcement on the news. A volcano had erupted in Iceland spewing ash high into the atmosphere. I am leaving for Venice in a couple of hours via Toronto and Frankfurt. That certainly seems far from Iceland. The taxi has CJOB...

Disney World…Poignant Memories.

Once again my daughter heads on the road, this time with the children. She had a very hard time while in Huatulco, missing them a geat deal. One of the ways we kept the children from missing them too much was to remind them that very soon they would be going with...

The Very Next Day…The Kids Came Back!

Regular readers will know I have been blogging a fair bit about our babysitting my grandchildren while my daughter and husband left for a Huatulco holiday. Last night they returned after a Thursday in which the two children had their first real meltdown. We had a...

Preparing children for Parents Travel

At 5am this morning I woke to go to my daughter and son in laws home to begin the ‘Great Babysit’. I was making pancakes as they, if the departure was on time, were winging their way to Huatulco I went to the house last night to get my briefing and was...

Family Trip to Minneapolis

We had an exceptional trip to Minneapolis with the two grandchildren and their parents two week-ends ago. However it may be a misnomer to say Minneapolis since most of the time was spent in the suburb of Bloomington. We stayed at the Radisson Bloomington (great place...