Three Tips for Family Stargazing Fun

It’s time to power up for summer fun and outdoor adventures. Have you tried family stargazing? My kids are obsessed with planets, stars, and solar systems and summer is the perfect time to stay up late and watch the night sky.

Follow these three tips for a great family stargazing experience.

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50 Ways to Go Green That I’ve Personally Tried + GIVEAWAY

In honor of Earth day April 22, 2017, I thought I’d share 50 Ways to Go Green That I’ve Personally Tried. Over the last eighteen months I’ve been motivated to change my habits to be more environmentally friendly. Some of these habits became easy lifestyle changes, others…well…not so much.

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Change Your Hiking Mentality

One of the easiest outdoor activities to do with kids is hiking. However, hiking with kids is not like hiking alone or with other adults. It requires a completely new hiking mentality. If you’re looking for a happier outdoor hiking experience try these tips to change your hiking mentality.

Change Your Hiking Mentality


Don’t Hike. Explore.

A few years ago a friend of mine told me she had stopped hiking with her three young boys. I was surprised, since we often took our kids on trails together. She assured me that she’d still be getting outdoors.

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Best and Worst Ski Training Tools for Kids

When teaching kids to ski, the right ski training tools can make all the difference. I’ve had lots of experience teaching my tots to ski so I thought I’d review some ski training tools for kids. Some of these are great, and others are frankly terrible.

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