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11 Tips for Sleeping Safe and Sound When Camping with Toddlers

It can be difficult enough getting your toddler to sleep well when you’re at home. Getting her to sleep at all when you’re camping is another challenge. Don’t let this stop you from going camping and spending quality time as a family. Let’s look at some of the things you can do when camping with toddlers to make sure you …

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Potty Training While Camping (Practical Tips and Ideas)

Potty training is exciting for your little one. But what do you do if you have a camping trip planned and you’re right in the middle of potty training your toddler? Do you postpone any trips until she’s fully trained and ready to go? There’s no reason not to go on your trip. It’s important that you keep up with …

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How to Keep Your Energetic Toddler Away from a Campfire

Camping. It’s all about family fun time. Setting up the tent, hiking, swimming, and hanging around the open campfire. This is easy if you’ve got older children who know all about campfire safety. But what if your child is a toddler? They’re full of energy and always looking for something new and exciting to explore. And that blazing campfire is …

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How to Keep Baby Warm While Camping (Especially at Night)

You’ve been an avid and eager camper all your life, braving all kinds of weather. Now, you have a new baby and may be thinking that you’re going to have to put camping on hold until sometime in the future. How are you going to keep your baby warm, especially at night when it can get cold even in the …

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The Many Benefits of Camping for Youth

Camping is beneficial for all of us, regardless of age. You really can’t go wrong with fresh air, time out in nature, and exercise. Camping, and the typical camping activities such as hiking, fishing, and exploring, have many benefits for youth in particular though, and that is what we are going to focus on here. To begin with, we’ll discuss …

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Camping Food on a Budget (12 Ways to Eat Well For Less)

Typical camping foods aren’t generally that pricey individually, but once everything is added together, the food budget for a simple camping trip can actually end up being quite hefty. This is unfortunate since one of the great perks of camping is that it is one of the cheapest vacation options. The good news is that with a bit of forethought …

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10 Simple Sleeping Bag Hacks (For When You Don’t Have One)

Sleeping bags are on most campers’ lists of essentials, but what if you don’t have one? Maybe you’re planning a camping trip and don’t want to buy a sleeping bag because you don’t think you’ll use it often enough to make the purchase worthwhile, or maybe you have a small apartment and don’t want a bulky sleeping bag taking up …

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20 Common Problems Faced During Camping (And How to Prepare for Them)

Hiking, swimming, making s’mores, singing campfire songs: we all know that camping can be a lot of fun and a great experience overall. There are several common problems that many campers face, though, and it helps to be prepared for them. With a little bit of forethought and preparation, you’ll be able to avoid many of these troubles altogether, and …