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By Leah Whitehead Leah cut her teeth in broadcast journalism as a reporter with CTV News. She traded in her microphone for a pen and now works as a freelance writer and runs a marketing business with her husband. She’s written for Lonely Planet, CAA, AAA, Canadian Special Events and a variety of other tourism-based periodicals. You can find her corralling her three kids under 5, while balancing on one foot and doing the hokey-pokey in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Tiny House Rental Is Big Vacation Fun on Margaree Harbour, Cape Breton

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Are you dreaming of an expansive, luxurious vacation home for your family after spending nearly six months in each other’s space? How about downsizing? That’s just what we did when we went from a few thousand square feet of living down to a couple of hundred square feet in a
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Top Tips for Camping Cooking

Posted on: May 6, 2019

Hurray! The kids excitedly jump up and down when they hear about a camping trip plan in the works. While visions of flip flops, bathing suits, adventure, late nights, campfires dance through the little ones’ heads, lists, laundry, packing, food and tent pitching run through yours. Okay mama, take a
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Road Tripping With Kids: How I Survived an Idyllic Road Trip to the Catskills With 3 Children

Posted on: August 6, 2018

If you’re looking for the article about road tripping with kids where everything is kept neatly in Ziploc bags, this isn’t for you. With three young kids (2, 3 and 5) and a large dog (for the first short leg of the trip), there is no alphabetising favourite snacks and
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On the Farm with AirBnB Farmer Gerry and the Christmas Trees

Posted on: December 1, 2017

A last minute scramble is not how every mom dreams of starting a family vacation but there I was, desperately Googling cheap accommodations while juggling naps and lunch for my three little tykes. We were just about to take off on a nine-day road trip from Halifax to Toronto and
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