School is out for Summer!!!

Here in British Columbia, school ends on a half day and we pick our kids up with their indoor shoes, leftover school supplies & report cards in hand. Today was that day, and it was so bittersweet! My daughter was fortunate to have the same great teacher two years in a row, and my son’sContinue reading “School is out for Summer!!!”

Road Trip Mama Update

I am excited to announce that a bunch of new things are coming to Road Trip Mama soon!!!! You may have already noticed the new logo, comment below and let me know what you think. I will be posting on the Blog more regularly now, finalizing the Road Trip Mama Merch Store, as well asContinue reading “Road Trip Mama Update”

Solo Sunday at the River

Sometimes adventures don’t have to be planned, or very long. This unplanned Sunday drive brought me to Gill road in Chilliwack and was just the reset I needed. So many beautiful views!

One Year Blogversary!

Wow… I cannot believe that I have been on this journey for one full year!! I’m going to annoy you with some numbers for a minute : 71 Blog Posts! 3,500 Views! 2,100 Visitors! 461 Followers! These Stats blow my mind… When I started Road Trip Mama last year, I mostly just wanted an outlet.Continue reading “One Year Blogversary!”

McDonald Park Dark Sky Preserve

McDonald Dark Sky Preserve is a beautiful spot to go for a walk or run. The dyke goes in both directions and you can walk for quite a ways.
This park is also used by astronomers and sometimes hosts special events when there are meteor showers predicted.
Overall it is a really nice park with a small play area, picnic tables, and flush toilets!

Exploring the old Thurston Correctional Facility Grounds – Chilliwack River Valley Series

The old Thurston Correctional Facility was closed many years ago and then the buildings were torn down. Mostly concrete foundations and the odd set of concrete steps remain. Located off Chilliwack Lake Road in Beautiful British Columbia, one can hope this place helped heal some people while here.

Looking Back on 2020 – A Year In Review

When I started my blog in May of this year, I purchased my domain as a belated birthday present to myself. I thought it would be nice to have a place to document my trips and share a few tips with other parents traveling with children. I thought my friends and family that enjoyed myContinue reading “Looking Back on 2020 – A Year In Review”