Over time, rain jackets can lose their water-repellency. Waterproofing doesn’t last forever. Whether from playing in the rain or a muddy dog wanting snuggles, a dirty jacket will stop repelling water. Luckily, it’s easy to clean and re-waterproof your rain jacket so you can stay dry. The trick is to
Anyone who spends time sleeping, skiing, hiking, or otherwise adventuring outside understands that a down coat (or bag, or booties, or gloves, or, yes, even hats) can mean the difference between basic survival and enjoyment. Down offers an unbeatable warmth to weight ratio. It’s perhaps the best insulator out there.
Fleece jackets are a favorite once the temperatures start dropping. They’re versatile, cozy, and stylish! But how do you properly wash these fuzzy layers? It’s quite easy to clean fleece, and if you use proper care, you can help you and your child’s fleece item stay clean and toasty. Read
Over time, ski jackets can lose their water-repellency. Waterproofing doesn’t last forever. Whether from rolling around in the snow or spilled drinks a dirty jacket will stop repelling water. Luckily, it’s easy to clean and re-waterproof your kiddo’s ski jacket. The trick is to clean the jacket first. Most times,
There are times when we crave the outdoors, want nothing more than to sleep under the stars, but alas, cannot. In order to help assuage your “camp lust” here are some ideas for turning your living room into the great outdoors. Chill Camping with Kids (or anyone young at heart)
Do you love the relaxed feeling of sitting around a campfire late at night with the stars shining and no noise except the brief breezes through the trees, the crackling of the fire and the laughs from your family when someone’s marshmallow catches on fire? While that is a feeling
Few things in life are as inspiring as the anticipation of the first snowfall, especially for parents. You know who you are. You’ve watched your child’s eyes light up at the first snow of the season, and shared the same purity of spirit. Hot chocolate steaming in a mug, you
For those of us who didn’t grow up on Maui, we’re sadly familiar with the weather crushing our Halloween dreams. Nothing ruins the perfect pink princess dress quicker than a down parka. Don’t even get us started on the wrecked silhouette of a superhero unitard when the rain starts falling.
I cannot pretend to be an expert in getting babies outdoors. I have only one offspring thus far, and what works for one family may very well be hell for another. Every baby is different and develops at different speeds. I am lucky(?) to have a very active, outgoing kiddo
As an active outdoor woman, pregnancy can bring some of your favorite pastimes to a screeching halt. I have found this to be mostly the case, however there are some things you can do to prevent yourself from going totally insane. Paddleboarding was that thing for me. I did consider,