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How to Find Free Camping in the US

There’s lots of ways to camp—from reserving a highly coveted campsites in national parks to camping on private lands. If you’re willing to forego …

8 Secret (& Affordable) Shopping Sources Designers Love

For me, shopping for decor is a weird, paradoxical experience. I find myself wanting to have unique things. And yet, I'm the first one to share my …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

59 Parks in 52 Weeks

Last spring, we shared a blog about National Geographic photographer Jonathan Irish’s epic road trip to visit all 59 U.S. National Parks in one year. …

Kids better off at nursery rather than staying at home with mum, say researchers

Parents unable to give up work to look after their children can breathe a sigh of relief.<p>Sending youngsters to nursery is likely to be better for them than being at home, because it helps them to develop social and everyday skills, a new report has found.<p>In contrast the children of stay-at-home …

How to Be a More Positive Parent

Whether you are the parent of a baby or a teenager, we can all agree that parenting is a challenge! It can be wonderful one day and then exhausting, …

Comfort Food

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

12 things you must do before you go into labor

Between choosing a doctor, scheduling prenatal appointments and shopping for gear, there’s a ton to do before you give birth. Although your list might seem endless, experts agree there are some things you should make certain to do because they will make your pregnancy and your baby’s birth a happy …

How to survive the ultimate national park road trip

Our teens had visited the top theme parks in the country, but they hadn’t experienced the grandeur of our national parks in the West. With the National Park Service commemorating its Centennial Anniversary on Aug. 25, this was the perfect year to take them. So we piled into an RV and saw three …

Best Recessed Led Light Bulbs For Small Kitchen With Grey Cabinet And Tiny Ceramic Mosaic Tiles

Home » Kitchens » The Importance of Kitchen Recessed Lighting Ideas » Best Recessed Led Light Bulbs For Small Kitchen With Grey Cabinet And Tiny …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special …

Salt Lake City

8 under-the-radar gems of the National Park Service

Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, Alaska<p>Alaska sports a handful of national parks and monuments, some more popular than others, all …

The Best DIY YouTube Channels To Turn You Into A Fix-It Master

YouTube is an excellent resource if you want to be handier around the house. Whether you're dealing with simple repairs or big improvement projects, …

Camping Shower!

Introduction: Camping Shower!<p>This is a very simple solar-heated portable shower unit to take camping. There is no privacy shade, just simply the …

Best Camping on Maui

For all of Maui’s luxurious beach resorts, there will always be something incomparably romantic about sleeping out under the stars. Falling asleep to …

32 Healthy Meals You Can Literally Eat on the Go

When your days are packed with meetings, appointments, errands, and a social life, sometimes the only time to eat is when you’re on the go. Which is …

Everything You Need to Know About the New Eurail Pass

Anyone who has spent time traversing Europe knows: The continent's countryside is the kind of charming that feels like it was plucked from a storybook. Since 1959, the Eurail Pass has treated travelers between Europe's biggest urban destinations to this scenic landscape via railway. But, in the …