Kids find everything about camping fun and exciting, even chores! My kids are non-stop on our heels the minute we pull into the camping spot asking a million questions and that’s the perfect opportunity to put them to work. [Read more…] about Fun Jobs and Chores for Kids at the Campsite
A lot of people tell me they get overwhelmed by the amount of planning and preparation that goes into a family camping trip. While a little prep does go a long way, I want you to know you don’t have to go all out, over the top crazy with the planning to have a fun and memorable trip. [Read more…] about Entertaining Kids While Camping With Simple Play Ideas
Every time we went on a Girl Scout hike, we packed GORP. What is GORP you ask? Good Old Raisins and Peanuts.
It’s that simple.
It’s that easy to make GORP. [Read more…] about How to Make Gorp: A Great Snack for Hiking
Camping with kids is such a fun adventure, but if you’re not prepared, it can be a bit exhausting. It’s not like you can turn on the television for some down time and there are A LOT of new and exciting things for the kids to see and touch. [Read more…] about Camping With Kids: Keeping Kids Busy at Your Campsite
On our very first camping trip my kids, then 3 and 1.5, woke up and immediately started chanting, “We’re freezing!” and “Cold!”. My husband kept sleeping and I couldn’t get the fire lit so I did what any quick thinking mom would do. I put the kids in their car seats, gave them their chocolate milk, and sat there with the car heater running until we got warm. Not my best moment, but it got the job done. That trip was in May.
[Read more…] about Tips for Staying Warm on a Fall Camping Trip