My Best Tips for Camping with Toddlers

2 Comments » | Posted by aimee on Friday, October 3rd, 2014


Here’s some real talk. We took our almost two-year-old twins camping for three nights and though we had moments of fun, it was on the challenging side. Usually my kids love the outdoors, and they know and love all the people we camped with, so I expected them to be in heaven. But as soon as we got to camp, they both went straight to the car and cried “home”. Those demands didn’t stop, and when they weren’t asking to go home, they were clingy and just wanted to be held. I’m going to chalk this all up to some sort of toddler stage that I don’t understand and say it can only get better from here! Continue reading My Best Tips for Camping with Toddlers

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