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Remember those days outside as a kid, playing in the park or collecting bugs at the creek? With the amount of technological stimulation available today, it feels impossible to get your kids outside on a nature walk or an overnight camping trip. But technology is not the enemy. In fact, outdoor gadgets take your family excursion from good to unforgettably amazing. Here are seven of the best outdoor gadgets for your next adventure with your kids:   1. Smartphone Whether you’re headed out on a casual outing to the park or a rugged backcountry camping trip, the right cellphone allows you to have entertainment, communication, a map and a camera right under your fingertips. The Samsung Galaxy is the perfect phone for the outdoor enthusiast. The 16-megapixel Auto HDR camera captures all of the precious moments you have with your kids enjoying the wilderness. You also have up to 20 hours of talk time and 12 days on standby. The phone has an excellent GPS system helping you navigate your way. And even on the brightest day, you’ll never have any issues viewing the screen thanks to the Quad HD Super AMOLED display feature.   2. GPS System When you’re...
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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