5 Family Friendly Surf Destinations

So you want to take your family on a surfing adventure?  The most important decision you must make – even more important than how many diapers and boards to bring – is where to go?  Many surfers seek desolation, gnarly waves and places that don’t necessarily have a lot going on culturally.  Basically, places that…

8 Toddler Activities around Tofino and Ucluelet

The west coast is such a great place to take a family. Tofino and Ucluelet offer a relaxed laid back atmosphere with tons of beach for little hands to dig and lots of wild places for little feet to explore. Looking back at the type of activities that we did with our two kids aged 1…

Preparing Kids for a Beach Day in Tofino

Tofino and Ucluelet located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia is one of our family’s favourite places in the world. The surf is amazing and the local shops and restaurants are superb. But… What really sets this section of the west coast apart is that it is typically not overcrowded and it still seems so…

Easy Travel Protein Foods for Babies

In Canada, public health nurses and doctors have been recommended that a babies first food is protein. They recommend this because at 6 months breast milk or formula does not provide enough iron for the baby. Since we like to travel and head outdoors a lot, I have come up with 4 easy travel foods with…

Packing and Preparing a Baby for a Beach Day!

Every day, I am reminded of my outdoor education class that I took at the University of Alberta. We discussed questions related to ‘where can you engage with nature?’, and ‘what is the importance of the human connection with nature?’  My husband and I often find ourselves discussing similar questions.  Cam often comments on the potential…