This summer with Canada’s 150th birthday on the horizon, many families may be traveling to different cities to take in many of the great festivities happening across the country. Traveling with kids can be a tricky situation.
TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH KIDS
SNACKS – it is important to have snacks available at all times. Whether you are on the road, waiting for a table at the restaurant or standing in line at attractions, it is inevitable that your little ones will get hungry. Choose healthy, energy giving snacks to help them get through the day.
PATIENCE – when you are traveling, chances are your schedule will be thrown out the window. That means mealtimes, nap times, and bedtimes will not be happening at their regular time. Parents, patience will be key when dealing with your children. Take time to consider if you will be planning activities around the times when your children are sleeping.
COMFORT – staying somewhere else overnight can be scary. There is always new sounds and sights that are not what children are used to when they sleep in their own rooms at home. Make sure you bring comfort items from home that your children can hold and sleep with to make them feel safe.
Traveling with kids can be tricky, so if you want to stay closer to home, check out the festivals and celebrations near your hometown.
Our home city has a Summer in the City festival that includes shutting down Main Street, bringing in a large midway, food trucks and celebrity headliners! It is a lot of fun every year and I would say it is an event that brings a wedge of happiness to our family.
Have you heard of The Laughing Cow? The Laughing Cow is known for it’s creamy, good taste and the iconic wedge packaging. Opening the wedge of creamy cheese has been bringing people joy for 96 years and it is no surprise that it is the most consumed melted cheese in the world… 240 portions are enjoyed each second. The Laughing Cow is all about joyfulness and she loves hearing about how families enjoy a wedge of happiness together.
In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, The Laughing Cow is encouraging families to discover Canada’s beautiful landscapes and culture! The exciting part is that The Laughing Cow is giving away a trip to anywhere in Canada! Who wouldn’t love to win that?
THE LAUGHING COW CONTEST HINT
The Laughing Cow stopped by to see our family on her way across Canada and she gave us a special hint to share with you all. The clue is Manitoba. Enter the contest and view the full rules at wedgeofhappiness.ca.
Where would you travel to if you won?
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