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The new improved thetravellingmom.ca

Welcome to the New Travelling Mom

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Well, it didn’t take nine months, but it still feels like a birth of sorts. Or the turning over of a new leaf. If you’re a regular visitor (thank you, love you) to the Travelling Mom, you’ve likely noticed something different. At least I hope you did. If you’ve just found me, hello!  Welcome. After many months of intensive font scrutiny, color-wheel studies, and manual article & post transfers (don’t ask), I’m so happy – no, I’m ecstatic – to…

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Claudia chats with Lonely Planet Kids on Twitter via thetravellingmom.ca

Claudia Chats with Lonely Planet Kids on Twitter

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Twitter chats are fun and informative events, but sometimes the timing just doesn’t work out with one’s schedule. Last week I took part in the Lonely Planet Kids #LPTakes5 chat, and in case you missed out on the fun and great travel tips, I’ve included the Q & A session below. Enjoy! Question #1: Tell us a bit about The Travelling Mom, why you started it and what you do. A1: I started The Travelling Mom blog in 2009, as way to share my…

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Kihei Beach, Maui (Credit: Hawaii Tourism Authority. Tor Johnson)

Eight Active Things to Do in Maui with Kids

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Whether you’re looking for an active family holiday or a sedate, relaxed vacation, Maui offers much more than just amazing sunsets and white sand beaches. The Valley Isle is one of Hawaii’s most popular Islands, and is a perfect multigenerational family travel destination. Family members of all ages can participate and enjoy a wide variety of activities, both on land and at sea. Here are 8 amazing and active things for families to do on Maui. 1. Enjoy the Beaches Plan for some memorable family…

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Join us for #LPTakes5 TWITTER CHAT with @lpkids + @travelling_mom on April 21, 2015

Lonely Planet Kids Twitter Chat with the Travelling Mom #LPTakes5

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You know how much we love Lonely Planet Kids travel books here at the Travelling Mom! My kids STILL fight over their favorite LP Kids books for a bit of bedtime reading and travel dreaming, and they’re both teenagers now. So to say that I’m excited to participate in the Lonely Planet Kids #LPTakes5 Twitter Chat on Tuesday, April 21st, would be an understatement. Spring is the perfect time to chat about summer travel plans and share travel tips for family adventures across-the-pond or on cross-country road…

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UnwindTogether for Spring Break with Woodbridge Wines and Miss Vickie’s Chips

#UnwindTogether for Spring Break with Wine + Chips

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It’s finally spring break time in our household. We’re delighted to celebrate some family downtime at home and away with some long-anticipated spring skiing in British Columbia’s Okanagan. This year’s school break is being made even more relaxing as we participate in the #UnwindTogether campaign, courtesy of Woodbridge Wine and Miss Vickie’s chips. We (the parents, not the kids) are enjoying a different pairing of tasty Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines with select flavors of Miss Vickie’s potato chips, Canada’s fave brand…

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