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cabin fever

  • How to find more TIME to get outdoors

    Coming up with practical ways to get more quality time outdoors either with your kids, your friends, your partner, or by yourself is a challenge well worth tackling. There’s a heck…

  • 50 outdoor activities for kids

    There are so many reasons why our children need as much time outdoors as possible. Our high tech world can be over-stimulating and overwhelming, and children need ‘green time’ to counter-balance…

  • Northland’s Peach Cove Hut

    The DoC hut at Peach Cove, Whangarei Heads is very popular with families – many young children have their first ever overnight tramping experience here. We took Nate (4) recently and…

  • Adventure planning for kids

    It’s mid Spring here in NZ. This is the time of year we start to dream of summer adventures – where are we going to go? What are we going to…

  • 5 outdoor play ideas for pre-schoolers

    Getting pre-schoolers outside, active, and occupied is one of the best ways to prevent feral tantrums, either from you or the child in question! Uninterrupted ‘free play’ is super-important for your…

  • 5 fun ways to liven up a weekend walk

    We love heading out for a good weekend walk. It presses the reset button after a long week, blows out the cobwebs, and is really special family time to reconnect. Sometimes…

  • 21 ideas for a special outdoorsy ‘Mama date’

    Hectic schedule? Time flying by? Little ones growing taller before your very eyes?! The quality time we get to spend with our children is fleeting in the scheme of things, but…