Pack This: Roadtrip-ready water reservoir with tap + travel tips
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Pack This: Roadtrip-ready water reservoir with tap + travel tips

Sure, you can pack along water bottle for every member of the family for your next road trip, and I recommend you do. But when you also have a 3-gallon water reservoir filled to the brim with ice and water, you’ll be ready to refill as needed, too–and have plenty of back up just in case…

Camping with your baby or toddler? Remember these tips.
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Camping with your baby or toddler? Remember these tips.

 It’s that time of year again! Are you planning to camp with your baby or toddler this summer? Here is a list of some of my best tips online to help with your planning. And don’t forget the tips in Travels with Baby (Chapter 2 / camping trips, Chapter 7 / managing mosquitoes). I’ve also tucked…

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Three campsites to avoid when camping with babies, toddlers and young children

There’s plenty to think about when planning and packing for a family camping trip with children under 5 years – especially if this is the first time you’ll be camping with your little one(s). I’ve covered the topic in detail in Travels with Baby, but I was recently reminded how location, location, location can make…

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Five Easy Foods to Pack for Camping Trips with Little Kids

My entire life I’ve watched my family—and later my in-laws—set up camp kitchens in the wilderness to put my own at home to shame (this includes a rafting trip we took through a remote wilderness area where we camped in a different site each night and all the food and gear traveled in our boats)….

Pack This! DEET-free mosquito repellent wipes that work for the whole family

Pack This! DEET-free mosquito repellent wipes that work for the whole family

Ticks, biting flies, mosquitoes be warned: this mom’s in no mood for shenanigans. From our first camping trips with our firstborn–and when we soon after hauled her off to southeast Asia at 7 months old, right up to our recent travels in Costa Rica with our third toddler in tow, I know that finding a…