|Who doesn't love a hammock (Photo: Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies)|
In this post from Tiffany with A Little Campy, learn the unspoken rules of campground etiquette regarding firewood, grey water, quiet time and more. Following these rules can keep your family from being labeled as rude, obnoxious or a newbie.
|Photo submitted by A Little Campy (Wooden Signs1 by Dora Pete @ www.sxc.hu)|
To read the rest of the story from ColoCalders.Com follow the link above on the title.
|The KidCo Go-Pod (Photo by ColoCalders)|
The Kid Project you'll find an answer to the question: Does potty training have to ruin your weekend adventures? You'll also find ways to manage your potty training toddler while camping.
|Potty Training in Camp (Photo: The Kid Project)|
Well, I have a sign hanging in my house that says, “Live Simply”. It’s constantly reminding me to do just that in all aspects of my life, including camping with my kids. Here’s how we minimize the work involved with preparing a family camping trip."
To read the rest of this post by Shawna with Nature for Kids, follow the link above on the title.
|Storage (Photo: Nature for Kids)|
For more practical advice and tips from our friends at Adventure Tykes, follow the link above on the title.
|First time camping (Photo: Adventure Tykes)|
"I would have preferred to have been camping somewhere secluded with excellent views and no distractions. However, our summers are dictated by the wildland fire season and we simply have to make the most of the time we have. Mtn Papa was working late yesterday so instead of bailing, we decided to embrace the opportunity. Nothing happens when you wait around for the perfect situation to come together. Nothing."
To read the rest of this story from Amelia at Tales of a mountain Mama, follow the link above on the title.
|Camping in the backyard (Photo: Tales of a Mountain Mama)|
The title of this story says it all - you will learn how to actually make your own hammock. How cool is that? To read the instructions and prepare for your next camping trip, follow the link above on the title to OutsideMom.Com and read through the very detailed steps with pictures.
|Make your own hammock (Photo: OutsideMom.Com)|
Want to read the tips from the popular outdoor blog, Bring the Kids ? Follow the link on the title above.
|Camping with an Infant (Photo: Bring the Kids)|
In this book review written by Debi with Go Explore Nature, you'll discover why Debi is right, that you really must read the incredible family camping book written by Helen Olsson. I devoured the book myself in one weekend camping and found that even with a bunch of experience, Helen still had a lot to teach me. It's worth checking the book out just for the S'mores recipes alone!
|Helen Olson's new book (Photo: Go Explore Nature)|
I love this post written by Jen from Backcountry with the Kids with her breakdown of the great things about car camping such as the comfort factor, the bad things such as campground noise, and the plain ugly stuff such as over crowding. To read the complete post follow the link on the title above.
|Car Camping - everybody gets a chair (Photo: Backcountry with the kids)|
Have a favourite camping story others might like to read? Please post the link in the comments section below. We're all in camping-mode here in Canada as we prepare for the August long weekend.