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    9 Easy Trail Games to Keep Kids Hiking

    Hiking with kids can be daunting if you are hiking with a purpose to reach a summit or point of interest, and not only for family time outside. Keeping kids motivated on the trail takes a special kind of endurance that you can’t build up at the gym. But just like going to the gym it gets easier with practice; the more you hike with your kids, the easier it is for everyone involved. These are some of our favorite games to play on the trail when we all need a little extra push to keep moving. If you have other favorites, please share them with us in the comments…

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    Find The Perfect Rooftop Tent – The Ultimate Guide to Roof Top Tents For Families

    After countless hours of research, owning three different rooftop tents from three different companies, spending some 60+ nights camping in our rooftop tents as a family and answering hundreds of questions about them at campgrounds and on social media, I have compiled all our information and experience into this blog post! This is the complete guide to finding the right rooftop tent for your family where we answer all the questions you might have about rooftop tents. If it is possible to still have questions after you read this article, please leave them in the comments so we can both answer them and add that information into the post. Every…

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    Review: The Wayb Pico Travel Car Seat

    The Wayb Pico is the ultimate travel car seat! Weather you are flying or road-tripping, this super compact, lightweight and easy to install car seat should be your go-to if you’re on the go. Weighing in at only 8lbs, the Pico might be the lightest thing you carry as you run through an airport (if you are anything like my family). The Pico comes with a carrying bag with backpack straps to make it even easier to travel with. The carrying bag is big enough that you won’t be struggling to get the car seat into the bag, like trying to get a kid fresh out of the bath into…

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    5 Tips for Traveling with a Toddler

    I am by no means a travel expert or a parenting expert, or really an expert at anything besides saying “why not? Let’s go for it” when an idea strikes. Travel shouldn’t stop when you have kids, but it certainly changes. Here are some tips that I have learned from traveling with my toddler to 9 countries. Hopefully you are inspired to travel with your toddler or learn something new to help make your next trip with your toddler a success. Don’t forget your ABC’s – ALWAYS Bring Cookies! If your toddler is anything like mine you could leave a trail of cookie crumbs on the floor and they would…

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    Gifts For a Traveling Toddler

    As a family, we have been trying very hard to minimize the new “stuff” we bring into our home and focus on experience over things. This year in particular, we have purged unnecessary items from our house to make our home feel more manageable and make space for a new family member. I put together a list of a few gifts ideas to bring the traveling spirit into your home and small toys for your toddler to bring on your next adventure. Books to Inspire Adventure – Whether you are traveling or not, books are always a great idea. We like picking up books in and about new places we…


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