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Learning to travel with a dyslexic child takes patience and planning. These tips and strategies for dyslexia will empower families and kids to better enjoy the travel experience.

How to Travel with a Dyslexic Child

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The Travelling Mom is very pleased to welcome guest writer Paige McEachren. Paige is a mother of two, based in Montreal, Canada.  Whether it’s a day outing, a weekend getaway or one-week holiday, I love to hit the road with my kids. In our family, travelling comes with the added baggage of dyslexia. It’s taken time for our family to figure out how best to travel with a dyslexic child. There is no cure for dyslexia in children or adults. As much…

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Protecting your family while you're on vacation is a smart travel hack, and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Why you should never leave home without adequate holiday travel insurance.

Proven Reasons Why You Need Holiday Travel Insurance

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When you become a parent, your world turns upside down, often in the best ways. Sure, you’re sleep-deprived and behind on the laundry, but that new center of your universe doesn’t care a whit. And all you care about is how to protect that new precious human in every way possible – is bubble-wrapping a baby a thing? No, but getting adequate travel insurance for when you finally venture beyond the front door is. It’s not just possible, it’s a…

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Help new graduates collect memories not things. Six reasons to give the gift of travel to graduates with the Contiki Tours gifter campaign.

6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel to Graduates

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Have you seen the inspirational quote “Collect memories, not things“? Well, it turns out that the majority of new high school and college graduates, part of the Generation Z or Post-Millennial generation, believe that experiences – the art of collecting memories – are the most important thing in life. So if you’re looking for the perfect gift for the 18-30 year old graduate in your life, here are 6 reasons to give the gift of travel through Contiki. Six Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel with…

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Done with DIY travel planning? How to work with a local travel expert to plan amazing family travel and memorable family trips.

How to Work with a Local Travel Expert for Amazing Family Trips

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Travel confession: I’ve been a DIY traveller for most of my adult life. I love planning trips, organizing excursions and getting deals. But in planning our family holiday to New York City, I had no time for my usual DIY travel tricks. We decided to work with a local travel expert to help us find suitable hotel accommodation and impossible-to-find Broadway show tickets. Here’s why you should seriously consider working with a local travel expert on your next family trip plan. Resurgence…

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Cruising is a great way to travel with the family. These savvy travel tips on how to cruise with kids of all ages will keep you happy on the high seas. | thetravellingmom.ca

How to Cruise with Kids of All Ages

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Cruising with kids is a great way to travel as a family. After all, meals and rooms are taken care of as part of your booking. There’s no schlepping suitcases and bags from hotel to hotel, and you can visit as many ports of call as you wish on your itinerary. Whether you have babies or toddlers, tweens or teenagers, a cruise vacation can meet the needs of kids of all ages, and keep travelling parents happier and more relaxed. Cruising is equally great for…

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