Getting kids to talk can be tough. The travel experience frees everyone from the day-to-day and encourages bonding time. Tips on TALKing to your kids while travelling. (thetravellingmom.ca)

TALKing Travel Tips with Your Kids

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A global education. A better perspective of the world. Respect for nature. Compassion for how other people live. An appreciation and gratitude for what we have. These are some of the reasons we justify travelling with our children. And while all of these are possible outcomes of family travel, I speak from experience when I say they don’t guarantee your child will be any more worldly or appreciative in the moment. It may take time – even years – for…

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Don't crash and burn on your travels. Follow these four simple SLEEP tips for family travel stamina (via thetravellingmom.ca)

SLEEP Tips for the Family Traveller

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Ah, the wonders of travel. You’ve just arrived in an exciting new place with so much to see and do! You start your morning with a hearty, healthy breakfast and are ready to go. Within a few hours, the kids start whining and complaining, and you are starting to wish you left them at home. What could have gone wrong? Looks like some SLEEP tips are in order! Sleep is often overlooked as an important part of maintaining one’s energy – both…

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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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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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