Life Hacks for Surviving a Camping Trip with Kids

My hubby keeps bringing up going camping with our girls. 

Okay, folks. First of all, I don’t like camping. Second of all, the girls are not quite two yet. I see disaster written all over this – do you? (If you don’t, I’m happy to explain it to you! HA!) 

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But since it keeps on getting brought up in our conversations, I decided that, since there are hacks for all kinds of things these days, there’s got to be some hacks for camping with kiddos. Right?

I mean, have you thought about going camping with your kids? Maybe you have taken your kids on a camping trip and it was awful. No matter if you have never been camping with your kids or have taken them out several times, the following hacks will provide you (and me!) with ways to take your camping trip with kids to the next level. When you use these hacks everyone is sure to have a good time and you will create lasting memories with your wonderful family.

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Organization

When it comes to camping with kids, being organized is going to go a long way. One of the best things that you can do is to purchase some clear tubs to pack all of your supplies in. Clear tubs allow you to see what is inside, which makes it easier to find what you need when you need it.

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Making Memories: 6 Beautiful and Family-Friendly Backyard Ideas!

The twins are now 7 months old, and I FINALLY feel like I’m getting control of my house again! I mean, MERCY! I knew I’d be off my game for a while, but I didn’t realize it would be for THIS LONG! Don’t get me wrong – they are SO worth being off my game for! Nonetheless, I’m thrilled to be back on track.

Inside, that is. I’m back on track on the INSIDE of the house.

Every time I drive up to our house I see a million things I need to handle. Does anyone else do that, or is it just me? And that’s just in the front!

When I look at the back yard, I’m completely overwhelmed. 

We have a very large back yard, for which I am so grateful. It’s nicely fenced with a pretty white privacy fence, and we even have a few things like a pineapple bed, a garden, and several different spots in which to sit – a picnic table by the garden, a screened-in porch and a brick patio. 

But my mind has been turning with ways we can make it kid-friendly, since, before I know it, the girls will be running around out there! (Already one of their most favorite activities is to be outside rolling around on a blanket!)

So when blogger Chloe Taylor contacted me with just that, a post of family-friendly backyard ideas, I knew it was fate! And when it comes to ideas, Chloe has some awesome ones!

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Kids absolutely love spending time outdoors; running around and exploring the world. But what if you simply can’t find the time to organize family walks or visits to the playground? Well, what better way to satisfy your kids’ curiosity and adventurous spirit than your own backyard? Of course, the key is in creating a fun and an enticing place for your family, so that kids can play to their heart’s content and stay safe. Play at a young age is a child’s process of learning, which is why you should seriously consider the following ideas for your own family-friendly backyard.

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