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Skiing With a Beginner at Whistler Blackcomb

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t have the best track record of teaching my oldest daughter to ski. From blowing my knee when our skis got tangled, to having her legitimately run away from ski school, to having to have her ski patrolled off the mountain when I took us the wrong way, to resorting to hiring a (very expensive) private instructor more than once when nothing else was working, let’s just say it has been a…

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Flash Sale: Head to Canada for 20,000 Miles or Less!

Yesterday was our first time attending a swim meet, and let’s just say I was woefully unprepared for the realities that a swim meet apparently entails. I showed up at the appointed time with a water bottle, a juice box, C’s swim gear, and a couple towels. I figured we would be there about two hours, watch her swim a few races from one of the countless chairs near the pool, and maybe chat with others watching the meet. Wrong.…

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