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3 Things You Need For Family Beach Outings

Heading to the beach? We can hardly blame you. A little sun and surf sound delightful, especially when the temperatures heat up, and your family is longing for some fun in the sun. Kids want to be active, and the beach is ideal for running free and playing around in the sand and water. The activity also brings up thirst and hunger, so always be prepared as the saying goes. Our vacation experts have a few interesting items for you to pack along with the towels, cooler, umbrella, Frisbee, kite, and that all-important SPF sunscreen.

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe on Vacation

Family trips are a great way to create lasting memories. The quality time that you spend on a vacation is unlike any other; you and your kids will be able to laugh and relax in a way that you just cannot always at home. Through all the fun, though, you must make sure that your children are safe. There are always safety concerns about kids, but it can become especially important when they are away from home and in an unfamiliar environment. If you are looking for ways to keep your children safe while still having fun, consider these five tips.

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5 Family Vacation Ideas That Will Still Keep You Isolated

It has been a long few months for many families who have been in self-isolation in an attempt to slow the spread of the worrisome COVID-19 virus. As a result of the ongoing global pandemic, many people have had to cancel their travel plans. It is certainly understandable to still want to enjoy a family vacation during these unprecedented times. Fortunately, there are still ways to connect with your family while adhering to socially distancing recommendations. Here are five family vacation ideas that will keep you isolated while still offering a great time away.

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How to Create Your Own DIY Summer Camp (+ Printables) 

Summer camps have been a summertime staple for kids for decades. These camps teach kids survival skills and foster their independence all while helping them learn to appreciate the outdoors in a safe environment. For many reasons, however, some families are unable to make summer camp work. And this year, COVID-19 social distancing guidelines are postponing or canceling many of these fun summertime activities. 

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Prepping for an Active Family Spring Break Vacation

If you’re used to just throwing a few things into a suitcase before your trip, it’s time to give that method up. Now that you have a family, you need to pack well and plan better, especially if you have an active vacation in front of you. In order to ensure everyone is safe and comfortable, don’t forget to prepare everything from your body and mind to your car and food. Don’t know where to start? Here’s what to do in order to have a comfortable active family spring break vacation.