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It starts getting warm, and gardeners start growing plants indoors, in March. After a long, cold, windy, wet, or otherwise generally indoors winter, it’s time to start going outside again. Even if you live in an area that’s warm all winter, there is something about spring that makes us all want to be outside more. This is a good time to start thinking about how you will share your favorite activities in the warm months to come.

Biking, hiking, gardening, exploring, building – whatever it is you and your kids like doing outdoors, now is a good time to start preparing, or maybe even doing.

Late Summer Gardening with Kids
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Late Summer Gardening with Kids

As summer is drawing to a close, parents start to want to toss their kids out. Not to anywhere in particular, just away. Anything to stop the bickering, the fussing, and the “I’m bored” comments. It isn’t just you. At the same time, our bank accounts start screaming from the pain of vacations, camps, back […]

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National Parks Rock!
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National Parks ROCK!

What do you and your family like to do? There’s a National Park for that! Your specific answer really doesn’t matter because there are hundreds of national parks for every possible interest, and they each have special events that cater to even more special interests. I grew up going to national parks and historical sites […]

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Getting Started Hiking as a Family
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Getting Started Hiking as a Family

The Wise Dad and I both used to be active, but we’ve become more sedentary over the years. We both want to be more active and healthy (and lose weight), and we want our kids to be active and healthy so we’re trying to get more active, including hiking as a family. Going to the […]

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