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Before you declare the "No Touch" slogan a touch preachy or smug, give me a moment of your time. Teresa Delfin, founder of the active maternity wear company Mountain Mama (yes, you know the one), ...
If it's one activity I've dropped since becoming a parent, it's rock climbing. For no conscious reason, either. As our friends moved away or slipped out of the climbing scene around the time we ...
"Home is whenever I’m with you." This song lyric by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros carries a great sentiment for a family traveling together — there doesn’t need to be a permanent structure ...
Created on Tue Feb 28, 2012
BIRTHRIGHT from Sean Mullens on Vimeo. Okay. Before we get too carried away, it's no secret that just getting out the door with (what seems like an mutinous army of) children, or one cantankerous ...
Is there anything that cultivates romance, thrill, and delight like the outdoors does? We don't think so. Spending time outside kindles the fires of affection like nothing else. It's a good thing, ...
The Vogel family hardly looks like a clan of serious cyclists. In their pictures, John, Nancy and their twin 8-year-old ankle-biters Davy and Daryl are often wearing cotton, sometimes denim, and no ...
Created on Thu Dec 15, 2011
This year, I've avoided to the core penning out a gift guide for you. Everyone's doing that now. But what I will do is show you one thing that's surely going to make a fella like yours truly feel ...
Down in the ol' grungy southwest U.S., you'd think we'd be more tuned into the upsides of the poncho for our winter kit. Especially for the kids. Ponchos are the warm garment of choice for native ...
When Stuart Wickes and Kirstie Pelling got married, they honeymooned for six months in South America. Actually they rode their bicycles through South America. Not a bad way to celebrate the blissful ...
Canyonlands National Park, Utah Pay not a dime as you drive (or walk or bike or levitate) on through the entrance gate at any National Park this weekend November 11-13, 2011. But a wave and a  smile ...
Here's the creator's explanation: "This short film sums up some of the simple yet complex insights that struck me while riding my mountain bike." Continue on to watch the three-minute video ...
You can safely assume that this is a product I've never tried. Because a large percentage of our readers are in fact lovely ladies, and even though I'm not a woman, I think this very much belongs ...
Created on Mon Oct 17, 2011
It's really our hope that this website can just speak for itself, but sometimes we feel like we owe to you to explain why we're here creating this blog. Now would be as good a time as any to outline ...
Created on Tue Oct 11, 2011
Yesterday, I took my 4-year old daughter to the gear shop to buy some new warm gloves and hat. Kids being kids, we can only find one left glove out of a total of three pairs she owns. We have some ...
Oh, come on now, it looks much more complicated than it really is. Though they're atypical, roof top tents could very well be the answer to the comfort woes of those who don't approve of sleeping on ...
I wanted to title this, "The S'mores That Are Probably Better Than Sex" but decided that might be too strong. And likely inaccurate. Say not another word about it, Mark. Not one more . . .
If it's one thing Adventure Parents is all about, it's the parents. Not the kids. They're spoiled enough, right? The Sealander amphibious camping trailer just slid into my inbox from a friend, and, ...
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival could be coming to your town pretty soon. There's a good chance, too, that you and your family will love it. This is a touring version of the much larger festival ...
Created on Thu Aug 11, 2011
Ultimate scenery, red Jeep, dented bumper. No wonder Nena Barlow is smiling. This is her office. In a less discerning phase of my life known as "my late 20's to my early 30's," I was simultaneously ...
Every parent who wants to get more exercise, keep up with their desire for, say, backpacking, or hit that goal to compete in a triathlon (or insert your own goal), wonders how other parents do it. ...

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