Festival Frenzy: 10 Best Family Events in Calgary
Summer Festivals in Calgary
First published 2013.06.06 | Calgary | Out & About
With our woefully short summers, getting a dose of vitamin D during family-friendly festivals is simply smart multi-tasking. Take in these top performances over the next three months, and make every...read more
Centre of the Summer Universe
From Our Partner
First published 2013.05.22 | Toronto | Out & About
You can push that stroller along the hot pavement…or you can take the kids for a boat ride on the lake, a train ride on an island, visit animals at a farm, get wet at a splash pad or go on a log...read more
Park It at the Beach
Sandy Beach Park
First published 2013.05.16 | Calgary | Out & About
Ever notice how the inside of your house gets smaller as the weather improves? You need to get outside—for a picnic, some biking or maybe a paddle or a ride in a raft. We know where to go—Sandy...read more
A New Fest
Banff Children’s Festival
First published 2013.05.09 | Calgary | Out & About
We should celebrate our kids every day—so they remind us.
However, when it comes to long weekends, finding something different to do with the kids can feel more like a challenge than a...read more
This Fest Is the Best
First published 2013.04.12 | Ottawa | Out & About
April (snow) showers don’t seem to be bringing flowers anytime soon so if you’re wondering what to do to keep the kids busy this weekend, we’ve got a suggestion.
Take the entire family to...read more
March Break Magic
Best Kids’ Spring Break Activities in Toronto
First published 2013.03.07 | Toronto | Out & About
We’ve been known to use the ‘life is like a sport’ analogy from time to time: be a team player, always maintain a great attitude, do your best and never give up.
For moms, this is never truer...read more
Tout de Sweet
Sugar Bushes in Ottawa
First published 2013.03.07 | Ottawa | Out & About
Winter in Ottawa always feels like the longest season—so when the sap starts running, we all heave a collective sigh of relief. It’s finally time to celebrate spring with a classic family...read more
A Spring Break Primer
Best Kids’ Spring Break Activities in Vancouver
First published 2013.03.07 | Vancouver | Out & About
While some parents might panic at the prospect of entertaining the troops for up to two long weeks this Spring Break, Vancouver savvy moms know that the problem isn’t finding stuff to do, it’s...read more
Best Winter Fest
Winterruption Winter Festival
First published 2013.02.21 | Vancouver | Out & About
It’s time for a brief interruption from winter right about now. No, we’re not talking about a girls’ weekend in Palm Springs (although that does come highly recommended). We’re talking about...read more
First published 2013.02.20 | Calgary | Out & About
Looking for somewhere to take the kids this month? We found somewhere warm and cozy, filled with inspiring ways to explore, where they can play and create, and you don’t have to clean up the mess....read more
Why We ♥ Ottawa
Reasons we love Ottawa
First published 2013.02.14 | Ottawa | Out & About
Ah, Ottawa—there’s so much to love about you.
There’s your beauty—gorgeous heritage buildings, surrounded by acres of parks and green space. There’s your brains—dozens of museums and...read more
Why We ♥ Vancouver
Reasons we love Vancouver
First published 2013.02.14 | Vancouver | Out & About
The days are getting longer and the first of the city’s 37,000 cherry trees have started to blossom. This is the time of year when people’s thoughts turn to love and on this Valentine’s Day,...read more
Why We ♥ Calgary
Reasons we love Calgary
First published 2013.02.14 | Calgary | Out & About
The wonderful thing about Valentine’s Day is the opportunity to reflect on all the things you love—including the very city that you call home.
Since Robyn, our Calgary editor, is new to town...read more
Why We ♥ Toronto
Reasons we love Toronto
First published 2013.02.14 | Toronto | Out & About
Staying up past 7 pm can often be a struggle, so the thought of do(ing) a little dance, mak(ing) a little love and get(ting) down tonight—or any night—might sound ambitious.
But living in...read more
Nurture Nature Naturally
Soaring Eagle Nature School
First published 2013.01.17 | Vancouver | Out & About
A rainy winter in Vancouver doesn’t exactly foster a love of nature for us locals. So we are thankful for the Soaring Eagle Nature School.
Whether you sign your child up for their monthly youth...read more
Friday Night Fever
Alberta Dancesport Parties
First published 2013.01.10 | Calgary | Out & About
So you think you can’t dance? We’re sure you can—after hitting one of the Friday night dance parties at Alberta Dancesport.
Whether you’re looking for a night out with the girls, a chance to...read more
Sink or Swim
Regent Park Aquatic Centre
First published 2013.01.10 | Toronto | Out & About
Parenting children means occasionally feeling like you’re about to go off the deep end.
In this case, we highly recommend it.
Jump into the new year with a plan to bring the kids to the...read more
10 Ways to Have Fun with Your Family
First published 2013.01.03 | Vancouver | Out & About
If holiday bills have you counting your pennies, we’ve got the scoop on the 10 best ways to keep the kids entertained without breaking the bank.
If you have a daughter looking to test...read more
A Vintage Idea
Vintage Christmas Village of Lights
First published 2012.12.13 | Ottawa | Out & About
Step back in time and into Christmas at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum during the month of December. As darkness falls, the lights decorating the historic buildings—and a huge sleigh pulled...read more
Jingle All the Way
Horsin’ Around Sleigh Rides
First published 2012.12.13 | Calgary | Out & About
Come on, it’s lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you.
What better way to embrace the snow and season than with a real sleigh ride?
Horsin’ Around is offering their seasonal...read more