Camping is fun business whatever your age. Whether your children are outdoor newbies or seasoned little wilderness experts, camping is always exciting. You get to sleep under the stars, wake up with nature, and play outside freely. However for many children, the best part is p.... read more
How does it feel to be in the shoes of Lewis and Clark? Floating down a river and navigating a few gentle rapids, your family is sure to have the adventure of the summer while rafting. Whether the young ones dare to take a plunge in slower waters or whether they are willing to.... read more
We are a huge musical family. We just love peppering conversation with songs or singing on the road. The sillier, the better, and off-key is fine for the less musical-minded in our family. Of all the places we like to sing, our favorite place is on the trail because we're usua.... read more
Looking to fill long summer days in the countryside or at home? All you need is ten busy fingers and a knack for crafts. Knitting is super fun for kids, teaches them a useful skill for life, and enhances their fine motor skills. If they get the hang of it by the time they get .... read more
Once school is over, how do you make the best of your summer vacations with children? Since kids are officially excused from sitting in a classroom all day, summer is the best time of the year to have some rock-n-rollin' time outside. Here comes the active vacations idea!Three.... read more
The day I bought a watercolor set for my girls, they started a nature journal. We stuffed it in their weekend backpacks and wherever we went on hikes, we always stopped somewhere for them to document the landscape or their thoughts on the journal. It was as easy as sit down, g.... read more
Math, meet books for children. Children, prepare to love math. When math collides with literature and fun, you never know what your kids will be up to. Will they start seeing their bedroom in geometrical shapes? Will they divide up oranges into quarters at the dinner table to .... read more
Each year my girls and a group of their friends look forward to Memorial Day weekend like it's the next big Disney theme park vacation. Only we all go on a camping trip, and the kids look forward to having a blast outside: roaming free around the campground, roasting marshmall.... read more
When you think of night hikes, do you think of crooked witches and monsters? Because you know, that's only in fairytales. Walking in the night with children is a whole different experience that stimulates all senses when everything is quiet and goes to sleep—or wakes up. Thi.... read more
Taking your kids to Europe might sound daunting, but it is an amazing opportunity where you can blend fun with culture, history, and art. Given the long and tiring journey, careful planning will go a long way in making the trip a smooth and efficient ride. Here are a few items.... read more
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