Tag Archives: travel

Mabel Mom Cave, Ep. 4: When Mom Travels

Join Julie Cole (co-founder of Mabel’s Labels and mom of six kids) and other fellow parents in the Mabel Mom Cave for a chat! We’ll be talking about a variety of topics – all centered around the sometimes complicated, exhausting, but incredibly fun job of raising kids. This week, we’re chatting about when mama goes […]

When in Rome – Lessons on Living Well, Italian-Style

Last month I spent 10 days in Italy visiting with family and reconnecting with my inner glutton. I went across the country (over)indulging in everything: pasta, sunshine, gelato, shopping, napping and, of course, wine. I Eat, Pray, Love’d the shit out of those ten days and, in addition to running the numbers on purchasing my […]

Who’s With My Kids at Camp?

If you’ve ever sent your kids to camp, or want to in the future, I’m sure you’ve thought about the people who will be with them 24 hours a day. It’s a legitimate question and concern! Who are these people that will wipe away the tears, put a band aid on a cut, and laugh […]

How Kids Can Travel the World this Winter

With the recent drop in temperature, it’s natural to want to stay inside and hibernate. But the chilly weather doesn’t mean you have to stop exploring! If you and the kids want to escape and discover the world, here are some easy, fun suggestions for winter adventure and learning: Go on excursions – Expose your kids […]

Last call for the Limited Edition Camp Label Pack!

The Limited Edition Camp Label Pack is only available until July 31, don’t miss out on this amazing combo! This pack includes: 10 Personalized Name Stickers 24 Mini Custom Name Stickers 8 Custom Shoe Stickers 50 Tag Mates™ Stick On Clothing Labels 2 Personalized Bag Tags

4 Reasons Why Solo Parenting Can Be Awesome

For over three years, Daddy-o has been a Fly-In, Fly-Out (FIFO) parent. It has not been without some challenges and now he’s transitioning back into the local office. This is good news! Although he works long hours, it means he will be home most nights. It’s something we are all looking forward to. (Kind of.) […]

Losing My Identity in Motherhood

Sometimes I sit around thinking about my girls when they’re teens. (And when I say “thinking”, I really mean “worrying” like a neurotic person). I wonder about millions of things. I wonder if they’ll like me. I wonder if they’ll think I hugged and kissed them enough as kids. I wonder if they’ll have body […]

How to: travel with your parents as an adult

I’m plagued with wanderlust. I have the infinite want to travel no matter what my situation – I love being on the road (or in the sky depending on the destination). As such, a couple years back I had the opportunity, last minute albeit, to take a trip to Europe. I had 2 weeks off […]

Tech Free Holidays – Are you up for it?

My No Tech Holiday Almost every summer my family joins another family to go camping in the interior of a provincial park. That means we leave civilization and portage in a few lakes where there is no cell service, no shower or toilets, and certainly no medical help if you accidently dislocate your shoulder. Don’t […]

Girls’ Trip to Disney: Classic Moments & Memories

I had the opportunity to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration recently. Packing up my whole crew to do Disney is way outta my league, so I picked my three favourite children to bring along with me.(Ok, they’re not really my favourites, but it worked with their schedules). On top of the event being […]