Summer fun: happy campers

When it comes to taking the family camping, most moms I know fall squarely into one camp or another: “Love it!” or “Bugs, dirt, public showers and sleeping on the ground? Not my idea of a good time.”

I can certainly sympathize with those who’d rather do just about anything besides take kids camping – it can be tiring and stressful, and it’s definitely dirty. But though I am not a fan of bugs and pretty much worship my Tempur-Pedic Cloud bed, I still happen to love going camping with the kids.

I’ve written about my love for family camping – and some of my tips for making it a happier, less stressful experience – as part of my partnership with Goldfish Smiles. I hope you’ll check it out and share your own favorite (and least) favorite parts about camping, as well as your best advice for happy camping.

From my post:

I love the feeling of having nowhere to go and nothing to do except sit around a campfire, wander hiking trails, head to the shore or maybe try to catch a fish. At night all seven of us pack into one tent, fitted in like a puzzle. READ THE REST


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