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Vacations and Working Moms!

Planning (and often funding) a holiday or vacation can be difficult when you are a working mother. It can often seem easier to keep on working rather than attempt the task of organising a family holiday. Further challenges are often created when both parents are working and/or children are attending different schools. Planning a vacation may require you to think ...

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There’s the screaming, the whining, the sibling fighting and the rest stop requests right after a rest stop. When kids and parents are cranky while traveling, it can be a vicious cycle.<br /> Yes, there are lots of ways to keep the kids happy: stuff to do and entertainment, frequent stops if on the road, keeping healthy snacks on hand, ...

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Cycle Path in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland

With a distance of around sixteen miles (27.5 km), cyclists and walkers can choose to do the complete journey from Balloch to Tarbet and they then have the option of returning by train from the railway station at either end. Some families prefer to spend only an hour or two cycling part of the way before returning.<br /> Whichever option ...

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The Splendors of Ancient Egypt

The Splendors of Ancient Egypt is a 20 day archaeological study tour offered by Archaeological Tours. Archaeological Tours has been offering archaeological tours worldwide for 29 years. Archaeological Tours boasts tours led by noted scholars who guide the group through various archaeologically significant sites and museums. <br /> <br /> The Splendors of Ancient Egypt tour is led by Dr. ...

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Three-Day Weekends – Dates Observed, Post Office Holidays

Three day weekends offer the perfect opportunity to plan vacations or other activities with family and friends, as many people can easily get off work on these longer weekends.<br /> In this article, learn 2010 dates for commonly observed long weekends in the United States, ideas for fun things to do on holidays that occur in warmer months, and where ...

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Montana Summer Vacations: Some of Montana’s Best Places to Visit

Average temps in Montana range from 28 degrees in January to 84 degrees in July. There are still some spots in the mountains which do have snow even in the summer, so make sure to review the weather and road reports before driving in some of these locations. Each part of Montana offers something different, whether it be the beautiful ...

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Marathon Vacations in the Canadian Maritimes: NS, NB, and PEI Marathons Make Great Weekend Getaways for Runners

The Maritime Provinces host a diverse range of road races and marathons that are varyingly hilly, flat, scenic, and historic. In late spring and early fall, visitors can enjoy a Maritime marathon vacation by partaking in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, or Prince Edward Island races. Options for marathon vacations and running holidays include: Mid-May – Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon held ...

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Family Ski Vacations: Ski Destinations and Resorts for Families

A key criteria for choosing the ski vacation resorts and destinations is the family-friendly programs and amenities. Utah Family Ski Vacations There are several ski resorts within a short drive of Salt Lake City’s airport, making this a wonderful family ski vacation destination. A great resource is Ski Utah, which features the slogan, “The Greatest Snow on Earth” and details ...

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