Play. When I think of kids, that’s what I think of: play. Often that’s how I get to connect with so many of Calgary’s children and their families - at sporting events, at parks, and at community festivals (usually with bouncy castles... though my team always forbids me from going into them - so unfair!). The chance to join in play is the essence of childhood, and we have to make sure that all children have access to these opportunities.
Summer is short in Calgary, so everybody wants to make the most of it - unfortunately, sometimes that means it can be an expensive season. Want to enjoy cheap or free family activities in Calgary all summer long? We’ve got all kinds of options for you!
We all know this is the summer to travel within Canada, right? With our dollar not doing us any favors, plus all the 150th celebrations, it’s a golden opportunity to stay within our boarders and explore the Great White North. I’ve spent the past two years sussing out the best Canada has to offer families. The result is my first book: 25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit. If you want to stick close to home this summer, here are my top picks for engaging and affordable destinations.
School's out and summertime is here… are you ready for the madness? If you’re starting to sweat, don’t worry ‘cuz your perspiration is always our inspiration! Beat the heat, kid boredom, and the kids bickering in their seats while traveling by car or concord with our top kid-tested and parent-approved products for summer 2017.
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