Many of us enjoy packing up and camping in the great outdoors, but the idea of bringing the entire family along can sometimes feel intimidating.
The truth is camping is an excellent recreational activity—and kids aren’t the only ones who benefit from it. We’ve gathered 5 ways camping with the fam can forge deep, meaningful bonds…and who doesn’t want that?
We all dream of the perfect camping experience—gathering around a crackling campfire, relaxing under a clear, star-filled sky as guitar music…and, perhaps, a ghost story or two…fill the air.
Rarely does our imagining of the dream camping excursion include a rain shower.
We don’t understand the alchemy behind it, but we believe with 100% certainty the following statement is true—
Everything just tastes better when cooked over a campfire.
And we do mean everything.
Regular, run-of-the-mill hotdogs are suddenly extraordinary.
That same biscuit recipe you cook at home, when used in a dutch oven? Spectacular.
And don’t even get us started on campfire coffee.
No one wants to be caught unprepared during an unexpected weather event or emergency. It’s important to do what you can to make you and your family are safe, and an easy way to accomplish this is by making sure you have quick and convenient access to flashlights throughout your home.
There are two kinds of people in the world—those who relish the idea of camping with their kiddos, and those who are filled with anxiety at the idea of carting their kids into the wild.
While the idea of roughing it with little ones can be intimidating, with proper prep and planning your child’s first camping experience can be magical and can set them up for a lifelong love affair with the great outdoors.
We all know hiking provides excellent physical exercise…but you might be surprised to learn just how good hiking is for your mental health.
Today we’re going to explore 5 ways getting outdoors can improve your mental health and wellness.