Travel broadens the mind

Nine Maritime destinations for summer learning By Helen Earley Immersive or hands-on experiences offer a depth of understanding that’s hard to match in the classroom. Luckily, when the school doors close in June, many museums and galleries open their doors for the summer season. Here are nine places in the Maritimes that offer rich educational […]


Ten tips for flying with kids

By Helen Earley The captain announces you’ve reached a cruising altitude of 30,000 feet, but nothing about this flight feels cruise-like. Your toddler is crying, reason unknown, and your 6-year-old just spilled apple juice all over the seat cushion.  Don’t panic. Politely ask the flight attendant for a blanket, or even a new seat cushion […]

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