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5 Things My Kids Learned from the Solar Eclipse

The solar eclipse in 2017 was exciting to say the least. How often do we see the wonder of our solar system pass before our very (hopefully shielded) eyes?

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The Savvy Guide to April

Spring has sprung even if that means ditching your winter boots for rubber ones. Our Savvy Guide to April is full of fun ideas to help you embrace all that April brings.

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An Adorable Idea for April Fool’s Day with Kids

Do like the French do and celebrate April Fool’s Day with kids with this sweet and harmless prank.

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A Kids’ Book to Help Children Understand Depressed Parents

Mama’s Cloud tells the story of a young child trying to navigate the world with a mother who suffers from depression. It can help children understand depressed parents.

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The Savvy Guide to Easter

Our Savvy Guide to Easter is full of ideas for celebrating Easter — whether you’re hosting a family gathering or having a small egg hunt at home.

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Best Bets for Spring Getaways from Vancouver

Maybe you didn’t make any concrete spring break plans, but with summer a ways off yet there are plenty of options for quick spring getaways from Vancouver that are within close range.

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The Best Calgary Spring Getaways

Banff, Canmore, and Lake Louise are always popular options, but we’ve rounded up a few Calgary spring getaways that may not have been on your list already.

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Leaving Ottawa: Spring Getaway Ideas

Sometimes it’s nice to go on a little adventure and escape the city. These Ottawa spring getaway ideas will provide a welcome change of scenery along with the change in weather.

Ideas for Daytrips and Spring Getaways in Ontario - SavvyMom

Daytrips and Quick Spring Getaways in Ontario

We’ve rounded up some fun, family-friendly daytrips and spring getaways in Ontario, with a mix of day trips as well as locations better suited for overnight road trips.