Do’s and Don’ts of Backpacking with Little Roamers

I know, I know, months ago I said I would be posting about our roadtrip. I wrote them all today, and scheduled them to release over the next week, so they really are coming this time. In the meantime… We took Little Roamer on his first backpacking trip when he was just over 13 months…

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5 Tips for Traveling with Little Roamers

A couple weeks ago, we took LR on his first family roadtrip. (Post and photos coming soon!) Roadtripping is something that Matt and I have always loved, and we were so excited to share it with LR. Here are some tips we learned along the way: 1. Don’t overplan. When it was just the two…

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2 Ways to Visit National Parks FREE!

Shenandoah National Park   The National Park Service has announced a new initiative geared towards getting kids outside and into National Parks. “Every Kid in a Park” is giving a FREE admission pass to all 4th grade students during the 2015-2016 school year. Starting September 1st, 2015 and valid until August 31st, 2016 the pass…

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Parks Passports

Little Roamer was given a National Parks Passport for his first birthday. (Actually, he was given three – one for each of us) He also got a Kids’ Passport Companion and a set of NPS Passport stamps for 2014 and 2015. I’m not going to lie, I was pretty pumped. I really love this idea!…

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First Camping Trip

I’ve been doing some research on making camping and backpacking with a baby go as smoothly as possible. I couldn’t believe some of the stories I found of people taking trips with their young ones. Like this long-distance trip with a 3-month-old, or this month-long arctic trip. After sifting through more information and ideas than…

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