Humans of the Outdoors: Shannon

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Shannon, a human of the outdoors. Shannon lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C and gets outdoors with her husband and their two children, who are 1-years old and 3-and-a-half-years old. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… Much of my time spent outdoors is practical – I bike to the… Read more »

Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock Review (+Giveaway July 14-28)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  You need a backpacking hammock! Seriously, stop wasting your time reading this review and go buy one now! I’ll even save you the trouble of shopping around – the Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock from Tiny Big Adventure is lightweight, versatile, durable and inexpensive. It… Read more »

7 Tips for Safe SUP with Kids (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Jason at InflatableBoarder.com. Jason is a fellow blogger who lives in Panama with his two small children, and he’s… Read more »

KEEN Footwear for the Hiking Family (+Giveaway July 10-23)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  The last time we bought hiking boots was in early 2012, right before a month-long car-camping trip in the Maritimes that had us hiking over 200km in all sorts of terrain. Since then, we’ve put easily another 400km on those boots. We took well… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Annette

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Annette, a human of the outdoors. Annette lives in Wicklow County, Ireland and gets outdoors with her husband, Brian and their four children, aged 10, 8, 5 and 3. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… When I asked my 2 oldest what they would say we are like as a… Read more »

Kirby’s Custom Paracord Leash & Collar Review (+ Giveaway July 7-21)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Kirby the Trail Dog doesn’t often get doted on these days. He still tags along on all of our adventures, but our attention is elsewhere. Don’t feel too sorry for him though, because even if we don’t spoil him rotten the way we used… Read more »

The Ultimate Nursing Bra for the Hiking Mom (+Giveaway July 5-19)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  When we first decided to start a family, I didn’t realize just how difficult it would be for me to find clothing that supported our, apparently “unique” lifestyle choices. It seems to me that there is an abundance of quality maternity and nursing clothing… Read more »

Practice Writing with Sticks (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Education.com. Education.com aims to empower parents, teachers, and homeschoolers to help their children… Read more »

Bummis Splash Swimwear Review (+Giveaway June 21-July 4)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Summer is here and it’s officially “swim outside” season! The backyard pool, the beach, the splash pad, the cottage – we get up to a lot of swimming once the sun gets hot and the water is not so icy. My biggest complaint about… Read more »

Be Power Smart this Summer (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Jennifer of Sovereign. Jennifer is the content manager for Sovereign, a UK-based air-conditioning… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Brandy

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Brandy, a human of the outdoors. Brandy lives in Ohio, USA and gets outdoors with her husband and their eight children, ranging in age from 9 to 24, two of which have type 1 diabetes. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… We are outdoors 3 – 4 times a week…. Read more »

WHEAT Rain Jacket & Overall Review (+ Giveaway June 8-21)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  We are big proponents of the one-piece rain suit. We tend to just throw one on over whatever Huckleberry happens to be wearing, for rainy days and romping around. We leave one at daycare all the time. We even paired one with an insulation… Read more »

4 Signs You’ve Found a Good Childcare Program (Take Over Tuesday)

4 Signs You've Found a Good Program for Your Child (Take Over Tuesday) - mamanonthetrail.com

Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Alex of Safety Today. Alex is a stay-at-home father of three lively… Read more »