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All good things come to an end, even cute diaper bags. Over a year ago my wife Brooke posted about the JJ Cole sling diaper bag, and since then we get a constant flow of emails from ladies who want ...
I resisted a minivan for years. Instead I preferred to shove a kid, a dog, a weeks worth of camping/outdoor gear (and on one occasion 3 chickens) into or on top of our wagon. There was zero floor ...
Few of us could deny that, when we were younger, we thought the ultimate job would be to work at a Summer camp.  Surely you also spent two insanely fun weeks at the grounds of some venerated mountain ...
If this is your first introduction to David Wilcox the singer-songwriter, please let me get a few factoids out of the way. First, he's playing a bullet-proof guitar made out of carbon fiber because, ...
Created on Mon Apr 11, 2011
Slacklining: first you say, "Oh, I'm too old to do this. I look like a fool." And it kind of resembles an idle waste of time, much the way skateboarding did to adults 20 years ago when we kids were ...
Not a week goes by that I don't get an email from someone asking about photography. Shamefully, it's a difficult task to coach people on photo tips with the written word as my only tool. It's even ...
"Kids suck at riding bikes. I'll tell you that right now. Amateurs. All the energy you gotta have TO RIDE TO THE END OF THE BLOCK." If this doesn't nail it right on the head . . .
"A little about the van. He got it for a steal, but I soon found out why . . . A little electrical work here, reupholstering some seats there . . . But, the restoration wasn’t enough. The van ...
Do you know what to do if your child, teenager, partner, or neighbor collapses from sudden cardiac arrest? It could happen. According to Take Heart America, a 'sudden cardiac arrest' survival initiative ...
photo by Kenny Møller under Creative Commons license to share While we all wonder at certain necessities like, "uh, so where am I gonna poo during our camping road trip?", there's another event near ...
Created on Fri Feb 18, 2011
By quapan, Creative Commons license You might think that the major difficulties in undertaking a weekend adventure travel trip with the family have to do with: fitting all of your important stuff ...
If you've swung by this website more than once, I'm rolling the dice that you "get it." Just in case, let's clear the air with the elevator pitch for adventureparents.com: you don't have to abandon ...
Fellas, as cliché and convoluted as Valentine's Day is, it's nigh upon us - for those who remember the rewards are great, for those who forget, well, the rewards are not. Admittedly, I'm just as behind ...
Uncle Greg and his ever cute niece, Chloe, take in the sunset on the Sea of Cortez in Baja.  How about his well-packed Toyota Tacoma? Two things remain the same when you're packing for a trip to ...
A couple of years ago, the threesome that is my family - Brooke, Chloe (when she was 13 months), and me - pulled off a back road trip near Patagonia, Arizona for two nights, and we had a slight problem. ...
Ahhhh-laska. Alaska. In the words of James Taylor - in a song about an entirely different place but sets the mood: "I've never been but I'd sure like to go."  Now I have a whole new reason to get ...
No big outdoor adventure for us this New Year's weekend, just a small indoor one.
Nice mustache, Monet Forget the rules -- no, wait, there are no rules. Do what ever you want. Your trips into the mountains, deserts, and rivers should be fun, free, and so totally, completely, unbelievably ...

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