Family Travel: Pop-up Books New York, London and Paris No Comments

Lonely Planet Kids - Pop-Up New York, London, and Paris If there is something my kids LOVE to do, it is read. There is always a book in my oldest hands, which I love. One of our favorite books is Lonely Planet Kids! They actually have released several new pop up books that your kids may just fall in love with as well. Stay tuned to Read more

How to Enjoy the Outdoors Responsibly No Comments

Leave No Trace For most people--- it’s a no brainer to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. Simple things come to mind like picking up trash, not messing with wildlife, and leaving things as you found them. However, some people really don’t know how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. I’m here to share some tips about Leave No Trace with you to help make this possible! Respect Wildlife As Read more

11 Must Read National Park Safety Tips No Comments

Tips for Respecting Our National Parks If your family has yet to visit a National Park, you’re totally missing out. National Parks are one of the most awesome parts of living in the United States. Not only is the endless adventure, there is a ton of sightseeing to enjoy as well. The only problem is that respecting National Parks seems to be a lost art. 11 National Read more

Family Fun at Gorgoza Tubing Park No Comments

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who embrace winter and those who do their best to avoid it at all costs. Personally, I'm part of the latter group and start getting excited about winter when the leaves start to change in my hometown. I must be one of the few people I know that look forward to storing away my summer Read more

TOMS Shoes Partners with National Geographic Kids to SAVE BIG CATS Animals are so easy to love. With the unique characteristics that each species has and their personalities, they make it impossible not to love them. Ever since I was a child I've been a lover of animals and have had my fair share of pets, each one as equally loved as the last. Now that I have children Read more

While you're out enjoying the summer with your family the last thing you want to do is think about is having to go out and buy school supplies but with holiday breaks, snow days and hurricane days adding up over the last year, the summer will be over more quickly than ever and the back-to-school shopping will once again be a necessity. Notebooks, pencils, sharpeners, Read more

NATIONAL FAMILY FUN MONTH KICKS OFF WITH PRIZES AND GETAWAYS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY In case you haven’t heard, it’s National Family Fun Month, and that means we’re pulling together all of our best, most creative ideas for travel this August! When’s the last time that you took a family picnic? If you’re answer is taking you more than a few seconds toconjure, then enough is Read more

Dawn “We All Love Wildlife” No Comments

How do you love wildlife? This month, Dawn and animal advocate Ian Somerhalder are celebrating the people whose lives have been impacted and redefined by wildlife with the debut of its “We All Love Wildlife” video series. The heartfelt series showcases the profound, positive influence that wildlife has had on individual rescue volunteers from the International Bird Rescue (IBR) and The Marine Mammal Center – a college Read more

Take Father’s Day Outside This Year – Go Fishing! Father’s Day is about more than gifts, more than cards. It’s about spending quality time with Dad. So why not unplug and enjoy the day outdoors? This year, try a family-friendly activity like fishing. Fishing is a great way to create lifelong family memories, and it encourages kids to have a sense of adventure and appreciate nature. It Read more

Camping Games and Activities for Families No Comments

Does your family love to camp? Here are 18 fun camping games for kids: I love camping. It is one of my all-time favorite activities and fall is a great time of year to camp.  But the last thing you want to have to worry about when planning your next trip is bringing more toys or activities to keep the kids entertained.  So I rounded up a Read more

National Public Lands Day No Comments

Find an event near you. Get in Free! National Public Lands Day is September 27. Treat your family and friends with a trip to your favorite National Park, Forest or Wildlife Refuge. On this day, the federal land management agencies have waived entrance fees. National Public Lands Day educates Americans about the environment and natural resources, and the need for shared stewardship of these valued, irreplaceable lands. Events Read more

LifeStraw Review & Giveaway Hiking String Lake in Grand Teton National Park String Lake in Grand Teton National Park is one of our families favorite places. It's located right next to the parking lot, so it's ideal for families. It's a great place to hang out and bring a pic-nic lunch. We rented a kayak in Moose from Dornans for the day and the kids loved hanging Read more

THE GREAT NATURE PROJECT This week we’d like to encourage you to join the us in The Great Nature Project and for a #GreatNature Walk . National Geographic Kids is working this week (September 21 – 28) to set a Genesi World Record for the largest online photo album of animals and we think this is a great way to get kids outside and involved with photography. To Read more

The Fourth of July falls on a weekday this year causing many families to plan their holiday closer to home.   Toyota and The National Audubon have teamed up to create an interactive tool Nature Near You Map as part of the Exit the Highway program, which gives families great nature sites to host a picnic or a BBQ for the holiday right in our country’s backyard. Here's a little more information Read more