As you know from some of my older posts, Canada is a special place for me. Yes My sister lives there and yes it’s my favourite holiday destination. But I have never shared my tops tips with you on why Canada especially Niagara Falls is one of the best places to visit. I want to add that Canadians are extremely friendly and helpful so don’t be afraid to ask for help or directions while you are there.
Niagara Falls is one of natures wonders of the world. The majestic falls are stunning. Taking a boat ride on the Lady of the Mist around the falls is not to be missed. If you head to the falls at night they do a breathtaking light show with the falls lit up in different colours. We stayed in a hotel right on the falls and the relaxing sound of the water from the waterfalls by night is amazing.
When you become a mum, it does mean you are likely to spend more time with your own family. So going to see your parents has to go on the back-burner. But if they are senior, it can be a hard adjustment for them to not see you as much. In fact, if they don’t have many friends, it can be a very lonely time for them. Therefore, while you might be a busy mum, you still need to make time for your parents.
In fact, here are some ways you can help your parents to live their life to the fullest.
Get them to look after their grandchildren regularly
It can be overwhelming when you have little ones to look after. But there is a way you can get some help while giving your parents some company too. Arrange with them to take care of your kids at least once a week. You can drop them off in the morning and then you can pick them up later in the day. It will give them a bit of life if they can spend time with their grandchildren. Also, it can help you out too if they take on some of the burden. After all, you can then go and do some jobs around the house, or visit a dear friend with the kids out of the way. And you can all go out on days together too. Your parents will be delighted if you invite them to the beach or the park with your kids!
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This is our first mini break with baby girl. Travelling up the motorway with a baby is a completely new experience for us. We have travelled this same route for many years but this is the first time with a baby.
I have never had the need to check out baby facilities at motorway services before, but now that’s my main concern.
Will they be clean?
Will they have a chair so I can breastfeed?
Will they actually have a baby room or just a pull down changing table in the disabled loo?
So as you can tell for a few days before we left I was feeling pretty anxious.