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When Mum and Dad love outdoor activities, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as raising children who are equally enthusiastic about getting out of the city and into the great outdoors. However, it’s not always as easy as planning a camping trip and expecting your kids to love it. Sometimes, their estimation of fun looks quite a bit different than ours does. Even so, there are a few crafty strategies that parents can use to bring up outdoor-loving children. Read on for a few tips.    Limit screen time This may make you the least popular parent in the neighborhood (at least according to your children), but limiting idle time spent in front of television, smart phone, tablet and computer screens is going to make the kids feel bored. That’s a good thing. Boredom breeds creativity and action. It drives us outdoors and prompts us to plan games and activities. It’s so easy to cave on this one, but the results justify your own gentle stubbornness. Whether you allow a certain number of hours of screen time per day or set aside certain hours of the day when screen time of any sort is allowed (probably easier), your kids are likely to...
Life is crazy. Camping shouldn’t be. Simplify! Easier said than done right? Trust me, I know. I have 3 kids 6 and under, and although we love to camp, it’s anything but simple.

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