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10 Books for the Little Nature Lover in Your Life

Whether you’re reading in a hammock or heading for a hike, these are books that will resonate with the little naturalist in your life.

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Everything You Need to Know Before Your Next Camping Trip

Tackle your next family camping trip like a boss with the best tips, food, gear and fun.

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The Best Family Tents for Your Next Camping Adventure

We’ve got recommendations for car camping tents, backpacking tents and even tents that will help your kids nap (fingers crossed!).

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8 Tips for Helping Your Blended Family Thrive

“Whether your blended family is newer or you’re simply looking for techniques to help your already existing family thrive, there are so many ways to improve your family’s function.”

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Here’s What Families Are Planning for Summer 2021

It ain’t your summer of 2020, that’s for sure!

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Tubular! Igloo’s New Collection Is Radically Retro

These new coolers from Igloo will make you feel nostalgic for the ’80s and ’90s.

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4 Ways to Have Fun Before the Summer is Over

While it’s easy to spend the latter days of summer longing for school to start, why not create some lifelong memories before the summer is over?

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How We Survive Camping with Kids

“Yes, it took a lot of planning. But by the end of it, my kids grew to love camping, from the very first trip we took.”

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11 Campfire Desserts to Make on Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Our favorite part of camping: the food! These sweet treats will impress your whole crew.

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The Best Camping Games to Try This Summer

Charades, campfire games, scavenger hunts and more!

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Awesome Mother’s Day Ideas That Aren’t Elbow Macaroni Crafts

I treasure every elbow macaroni craft, but sometimes you end up hoping for something a little more…well, awesome.

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7 Smart Hacks for Safer Family Camping

Use these tips and tricks to have a fun and safe camping experience.

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How to Ease into Camping: From Backyard to Glamping & Beyond

From luxury glamping to travel trailers, we’ve got plenty of easy ways for you to get those outdoor summer vibes.

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New Year’s Resolutions for San Diego Parents

We’ve got 6 resolutions for San Diego parents and dozens of ways to make these goals a reality in 2018. 

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Why You Should Take Your Kids Camping This Holiday Season

The holiday season is surely about being merry by spending time with family and friends. But it can also mean extra work for moms, don’t you agree? We have to plan dinners, give the house a holiday make-over, get all…

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5 Easy Ways to Prepare for A Family Camping Trip

Camping is an American pastime that cannot be overlooked when deciding on how to spend time with the kiddos. You can go over their Summer vacation, a long holiday weekend, or even just an overnight trip at a place closer…

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7 Things to Buy Before Summer Starts

With summer fast approaching, getting the essentials for all your activities can be overwhelming and your list can seem endless. Here are 7 items you should definitely buy before summer’s here.

Art supplies. Yes, art projects will keep your kid’s…

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All The Things We Resist

Summer holidays hit the ground, six weeks alone with three kids and the baby. We drift in to week three, and a calmness reveals manageable patterns, and that I’m still here coping. Feeling too, a closeness to my kids that…

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Fun, Fast, Healthy Food for Camping

Do you spend days and weeks planning, preparing, and packing meals for a two- or three-night camping trip?
What about backpacking? What and how much do you need to take?

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Are you unsure about healthy,…

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Snap To It! 8 Local Services That Save You Time

These new services are mom and dads’ little helpers, offering to everything from clearing the clutter from your closets to making house calls when Fido feels under the weather.

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Find the Coolest Campground with Hipcamp

Leave it to the Bay Area to start-up-ify our back-to-nature experience: Hipcamp is the Airbnb of the woods, letting you filter, book and review campsites, from national parks to hidden private escapes.

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Mind the Gap: Photos the Tooth Fairy Would Be Proud Of

Losing that first tooth is a big milestone. In honor of that first we compiled shots of happy kids with big gaps.

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Campfire Nachos

Great campfire food goes beyond hot dogs and s’mores. For your next camping trip, have an outdoor fiesta with the whole family. Get things started with this recipe for Campfire Nachos. With hearty beans and beef, it’s filling enough for…

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7 Last-Minute Memorial Day Road Trips

Even though the days of spontaneously hitting the open road with nothing more than the clothes on your back and a packed cooler are long gone, the idea of getting out of town for Memorial Day weekend is still appealing.…

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