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The best beaches around Cowichan Lake and River

Here are my favourite places to swim around Cowichan lake and river on Vancouver Island.
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Truth, Love, Parenting – Meet the Parents

Drew Tupper of Truth, Love, Parenting shares his peaceful parenting approach and tips for parenting on the road.
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Courtenay’s Free Family Fun

My husband and I took our 3.5 year old daughter and 20 month old son to Courtenay, BC for a day trip. We had such a great time. There is so much to see...
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Parksville Winter Roadtrip

On Vancouver Island you can easily do some great day trips from Victoria. We had some time so went to check out Parksville's beach in the winter. ActivitiesMealsAccomodationsTravelResources Activities Parksville beach. This is the whole reason we...
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Meet the Parents: Wild and Tiny

We are thrilled to share our interview with Wild & Tiny, Mom and Tot hiking and activity group based in North Vancouver.
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Fernwood Funk

We explored the Fernwood neighborhood, a funky little community with good eats.
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Parksville Community Park

This is such a fun place to visit. It is great year round, but particularly shines in the summer. While our kids are quite small (3 and 1) there is literally something to do...
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Pachena Bay beach camping

We spent a long weekend at Pachena Bay Campground with my brother and his girlfriend and a couple other families. It's a beautiful beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island with a remote...
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Banff, Alberta in Summer

Banff, Alberta during Summer months is a great family destination because there are so many activities. walks, sights and opportunities to see wild animals. Our travel group was 4 travellers; two adults, one 3-year old...
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Seals and sights in Victoria

We live in Victoria. Recently, we were watching all of these tourists pouring out into the streets of downtown and thought - we should do a staycation! So on a sunny weekend in July...


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