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Working mom of 3. Highly caffeinated. Named Top Mom Food Blogger & #2 for budget friendly recipes. Passionate about traveling #CanadaWithKids. www.maijasmommymoments.com


Posts by maijamoments:

Experiential Learning Vacation of Dynamic Proportions in Sudbury Ontario

Posted on: August 24, 2016

When was the last time you let your kids decide where to go on vacation? At ages 6, 7 and 11 aside from theme parks and waterparks, my kids had never once suggested a destination they wanted to visit. And then one day all three of them asked if we
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Road Tripping With Tweens

Posted on: March 14, 2016

When our experience of road tripping more than 75,000 kms with our three kids comes up in conversation, the reactions range from an “are you crazy?” look to trying to figure out how far 75,000 kms really is, to thinking “if they can do it maybe we can too?”. While I don’t
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3 Reasons To Visit Manoir-Papineau in Montebello Quebec

Posted on: January 11, 2016

Manoir-Papineau in Montebello, Quebec is one of Canada’s treasured National Historic Sites and from the moment you step onto the grounds, there is no questioning why. Even the kids, who sometimes need convincing to do something a bit historic while on vacation, were excited for their guided tour of a
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Looking for a Francophone Adventure? Experience Montebello Quebec

Posted on: December 14, 2015

Whether you’re looking for a pampered resort experience, a cottage by the beach or a rustic one-of-a-kind camping experience (all with the added bonus of showing your French speaking kids just how awesome their bilingualism is!) Montebello Quebec and Quebec’s Outaouais region has something for everyone! Here’s how you can
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Three Kid Friendly Cultural Experiences In Boston

Posted on: September 30, 2015

Visiting Boston was one of those family vacations that blew me away. What I thought would be a fun but standard family trip to a big American city, turned out to be a life-time-memory making experience we will never forget. Why? Because Boston is a hub of kid-friendly cultural experiences!
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Peter and the Starcatcher at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Posted on: August 24, 2015

“Who wants to go to the theatre?” As soon as I said it, my girls (ages almost twelve and just turned six), lost interest in whatever they were doing and started peppering me with questions; “what play, where, what’s it about and when do we go?” My seven year old
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Spend Summer at Blue Mountain Resort, Your Way!

Posted on: August 19, 2015

When the windshield of our truck filled with a view of Blue Mountain Resort I couldn’t help but be surprised by the stark contrast from our last view of Blue – it was February, it was nighttime when we arrived and the mountain was lit up so brightly you could see
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14 Awesome Things To Do With Kids In Boston

Posted on: July 31, 2015

Any parent will understand that I had nothing but the best intentions to plan an itinerary well in advance of our trip to Boston. But as we got closer to our leave-only-two-days-after-the-last-day-of-school departure date, I realized I had a very short list and no clear idea of how to spend
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Learn to Camp with Ontario Parks | No Gear Required

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Have your kids already started talking about summer vacation and you’d love to take them camping but don’t know how or where to get started? Do you flip pages in the camping gear flyers and wonder how the photographs make pitching a tent look so easy? Are you still reading
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Not Your Grade School Maple Sugar Shack!

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Whether you call it a sugar shack or the maple bush, eastern Canadian kids have been loaded onto big yellow school buses for decades destined for what was always one of the favourite field trips of the year. It’s almost impossible to go wrong with a school day spent roaming
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