Andrea (Mommy Gearest)


I'm all kinds of crazy when it comes to gear and travel. Whether it's baby products, activities for your kids, services just for mom, or travel for the whole family, you can trust Mommy Gearest for honest reviews. Often served with a side of humour.

How to Reconnect with Your Child Through One-on-One Travel

By Andrea (Mommy Gearest) / January 25, 2019

In the past year, I’ve taken each of my kids on a trip. Alone. Without a co-parent. Without siblings. The result: happy, easy travel with plenty of time to connect more deeply.

Barcelona With Kids: 14 of the Best Things to Do As a Family

By Andrea (Mommy Gearest) / August 17, 2018

Barcelona is extremely walkable, friendlier than some of Spain’s other cities and filled to the brim with things to do if you have kids in tow. Here are 14 of our top suggestions.

8 Reasons Why Your Family Should Visit Winnipeg This Summer

By Andrea (Mommy Gearest) / June 11, 2018

When you think of “The Peg,” sub-zero temperatures probably come to mind. But summer exists here, and there’s plenty to do in the sunshine! If a visit is in the cards, we’ve got 8 reasons why your family will love Winnipeg.

7 Family-Friendly Ski Resorts for March Break

By Andrea (Mommy Gearest) / February 20, 2018

Whether you’re newbies or veterans on the slopes, here are 7 family-friendly ski resorts for March Break plans this year.

6 Best All-Inclusive Caribbean Family Resorts of 2017

By Andrea (Mommy Gearest) / December 20, 2017

Whether you’re looking for a resort with a killer waterpark, superb kids’ club, the yummiest à la carte restaurants or private pool-side cabanas — this list of the 6 best all-inclusive Caribbean family resorts offers options for a variety of budgets.

Montréal With Kids: 7 Fun Things to Do in Fall

By Andrea (Mommy Gearest) / November 2, 2017

Autumn is a great time to visit Montréal with the kids—there’s no shortage of indoor activities if winter comes a little early this year. Here are 7 family-fun things to do in Montréal this fall.