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Keeping active on the road can be a challenge. These tips will encourage fun & active PLAY on your travels | thetravellingmom.ca

PLAYful Tips to Keep Active on the Road

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Everyone looks forward to the break from routine while they’re on vacation. For many, the break in routine includes a break from regular physical activity. After all, you’re on holiday. This may not be an issue for individuals and families who are away for a few weeks and who are otherwise active. But for those who find it difficult to keep the momentum of activity going in their daily routine, taking a break from physical activity when you are on…

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Carpe diem! Seizing the day at Boomers Beach, Mountain Trek Retreat.

Nine Lessons Learned from My Week at Mountain Trek Retreat

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So I hiked for miles in the Kootenay Mountains, and lost 4.5 pounds and 6 inches. But what did I gain at Mountain Trek Retreat? As it turns out, a heck of a lot. Here are nine lessons learned from being brave and finding vitality during my week at Mountain Trek. 1. Carpe Diem – Seize the Day I remember the exact place and moment when the importance of enjoying the moment – seizing the day –  hit me. It was on the…

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Where to find the best ice cream treats in Vancouver

Six Spots to Enjoy Ice Cream in Vancouver

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To the delight of kids of all ages, the artisanal ice cream scene in Vancouver has exploded in recent years. You don’t have to walk, bike or travel far to find amazing, organic, hand-churned ice cream made from locally sourced ingredients. Here are six of our favorite ice cream hangouts to enjoy on a warm summer’s night in the city. Rain or Shine The west side of Vancouver is home to newish Rain or Shine homemade organic ice cream emporium. Using…

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Keeping healthy on the road involves discovering your local market and grocery store (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Six Tips for EATing Healthy on the Road

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Welcome to a new Wellness series at the travelling mom! We’re delighted to welcome Vancouver-based registered dietitian Noony Santos Paletta, co-owner of iUBER wellness. This article is the first in a four-part series on helping you find a balanced approach to health while you travel. First up, everyone’s favorite travel activity – EATing! Enjoying the cuisine of our latest destination has always been part of the travelling allure for our family. With restaurant reviews and tips on where to eat…

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Summer Travel Essentials: Homeopathic Medicines from Boiron

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Our family is a pretty healthy bunch. We try to eat right, exercise, and wash our hands often, of course. We didn’t get struck down with major colds or flu this past winter season, which was a relief! Now that we’re headed into summer travel season, I’m less worried about illness than concerned about the maladies associated with outdoor sports, play accidents, and insects at dusk. As a seasoned mom of teenagers, I have a well-stocked medicine cabinet and travel…

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