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Benefits and Tips for Enjoying Water Play this Summer

Summer has always been my favorite time of year, with its longer days, higher temperatures, and lots of outdoor fun […]

First time hiking with kids? Helpful tips to get out on trail

Originally posted January 2018. When we start something new, we tend to need extra help. Heck! When my family returns […]

How Hiking Brought Me Back from Post Partum Darkness

Originally posted July 2015. I was raised in the Southern California Mountains. I had a father who instilled a love […]

Top Tips for Hiking with Toddlers

Originally posted June 2017. I have gone hiking with my toddler since she was born, and although some aspects of […]

Kids to Parks Day: Ideas for Enjoying the Park

Originally posted May 2019. May 15 is national Kids to Parks™ Day. Kids to Parks Day encourages children and families […]

Turn the Blues Green: A New Resource for Postpartum Moms

Turn the Blues Green I was exhausted after the long labor that gave birth to my first child. My body […]

Go Take a Hike

Go Take a Hike: A Three-Generation Tradition of Hiking the Sabino Canyon By Karen Francis-McWhite I distinctly recall a time […]

2021 Mothers Day Gift Guide

The Gift of Shared Experiences In partnership with LL Bean If there’s one thing that holds true for everyone in […]

Useful Hiking Tips and Tricks for Busy Families

Originally published August 13, 2018 We live in a busy world. This is even more true for families with children! […]