spring break

Put down that macaroni necklace and make your way to one of these fun-filled, family outings over March Break.


There are two ways to approach March Break:

1. Embrace the family time and plot out a week of together time

2. Run away
I present some options.

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I asked teachers, under the promise of anonymity, and they shared how they really feel about kids missing school for family vacations. This morning I shared some of their thoughts with Marci Ien on Canada AM.


Staying home for March Break doesn't have to mean pulling your hair out while the children run around you in circles. With Ontario attractions recognizing that families who are staying home this week need attention too, you can still get a great week without breaking the bank. Here are 5 to get you going: 1. March Break at the ROM From March 9 – 17, head on a global adventure to explore six different worlds including archaeology, palaeontology, zoology and more.All interactive activities and art projects are included with general admission from 11 am to 4 pm daily.  Interested in continue reading...


You, my friend, are a procrastinator. Listen, I understand. I know how the hours, turn into days and then weeks and then suddenly you're staring down that "last 5 days" stretch knowing that at the end of it is complete holiday upheaval. I've been there too. The upside is that while those who are way more organized than you and I have likely booked and paid for their dream March Break travel, we can settle in and scoop up those last minute deals. Who's laughing now, right? Well, probably them on a beach...but soon you'll be laughing too. Here are continue reading...


We're one of several families in this USA Today piece weighing in on where you should spend your Spring Break.


With  the long winter days we've suffered through and spring break  just around the corner, taking some time off might not be such a bad idea. If you're hoping to get away with the kids this spring , you might be in luck! The Jamaica Bay Inn, located in Marina Del Rey, California is offering families a special spring break family getaway package for $279 a night from NOW until MAY 26th 2011. With this special offer families will get the chance to spend their getaway in a spacious double queen room. Each room has complimentary wireless high speed internet continue reading...