Author: Sheri

Keep Disney World Magical with these Tips

I love a family trip to Disney World but it’s not always pixie dust and magic. Sometimes the kids won’t stop fighting, and no one can agree on what to do, and everyone is hungry… and Mama loses her cool. It happens to the best of us, but there are ways to avoid reaching this point. With some careful planning and preparation, you can really enjoy Disney World the way it is intended… as a memorable and happy family vacation. Here are my recommendations for keeping your cool as a parent at Disney World. Prioritize. Sit down with your family and...

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Family friendly activities at Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort and Spa

Parents looking for a memorable vacation with the kids will want to direct their attention to the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa on Jamaica’s northern coast. This all-inclusive resort rests between sandy beaches and lush gardens and it was built with families in mind. It hosts 516 rooms that are divided into 13 villas, each with 6 one-bedroom suites and 30 Junior suites. Parents and children of all ages can find something fun to do at the Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton. DINING Parents of children with special dietary needs can rest easy. Upon check-in, these special needs...

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Planning Your Trip to the Orlando Theme Parks over Spring Break

Travel expert Ian Ford, CEO and president of Undercover Tourist, has several helpful recommendations for visitors navigating the Orlando theme parks for their spring break vacation. o   Book FastPass+ reservations before you arrive – As soon as you’re reservation window opens (60 days in advance of check-in for resort guests and 30 days in advance for non-resort guests), make sure to book FastPasses for the most popular attractions, such as Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Test Track and Soarin’ at Epcot, Elsa & Anna in Princess Fairytale Hall at Magic Kingdom, and Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. o   Book your hotel –...

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Wedding Day SNAFU? Win a Redo at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa

Wedding days are full of promise but rarely flawless, be it for reasons that tickle the funny bone or tug at the heartstrings.  In the spirit of second chances, Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa is throwing one lucky pair an “I Do Redo.”  Through March 29, 2015, couples can share their wedding day saga with a favorite photo or video on Facebook for the chance to win a magnificent wedding celebration at South Florida’s beautiful beachfront retreat. Entering the contest is simple:  Fans of Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort can visit its Facebook page at...

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The Kids are Restless #GreatWolfLodge

I think we’re all pretty tired of the cold and snow, but we show it in different ways. My husband and I sigh when we look outside and choose not to venture into it unless we have to. My dog lays in front of the door, but if you open it for him he immediately retreats to his kennel. And then there’s my kids. The kids have gone off the deep end! School mornings are filled with tears and fake illnesses. After school until well after bedtime my kids are wound up. They’re restless and they need something to...

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Are you flying this spring break? Follow these security screening tips

If you’re like the thousands of Canadians who will take to the air for a vacation this spring break, the Canadian Air Transport Security (CATSA) has advice that will help you go through security in no time. Family friendly tips Good news! When you’re travelling with children under the age of two, you can bring liquids such as milk, breast milk and juice that exceed the 100ml restrictions in carry-on baggage. Just have the containers ready to present to screening officers for a quick inspection. For older kids, solid foods such as apples, granola bars and sandwiches can go...

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