If there’s a common theme for our modern lives, it’s being busy. Rushing to and from work, to different activities with kids and to various social commitments can leave so many of us feeling like we don’t have a spare minute in the day. But this year we’re all gaining the gift of not just a minute, but of a full 24 hours! That’s right; with the leap year here, it’s a great time to claim the extra day as your own and use it any way you want.
Looking for ideas on ways to spend February 29th? Why not try something you’ve never done before as a family and enjoy your time together by embracing the great Canadian winter! These three ideas are a great place to start:
Chances are, you’re not too far from a national park or scenic trail that is optimal for snowshoeing. Snowshoes have come a long way from the tennis racket-esque versions you’re probably expecting and are often available to rent from national parks or adventure stores. It’s a unique way to take in the fresh air and enjoy the beautiful scenery – not to mention it’s great exercise and your kids will love the novelty of floating on top of the snow! [Read more…]