The Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hikes in Oahu, Hawai’i

Top of Makapu'u Lighthouse Trail

On a beautiful day such as today, where the sky is bright and sunny, full of life and not too hot, I would grab my girls and go on a beautiful hike. Now hiking with little ones is not easy so sometimes choosing a hike that is good for the kids can be a little challenging. If you are visiting Hawaii you will come to find that Hawaii is filled with all sorts of hikes for any hiking experience level. For this reason I have decided to make it a little easier for you by creating this list of my top five favorite kid friendly hikes in Oahu. You will come to find that there is a little bit of everything in this list. From ocean views on top of volcanic craters to waterfalls in the rain forest and even mountain top scenes. You are destined to have a very amazing experience when venturing of to any of these hikes.

Beach Day Essentials for the Family

photo of a mom and her son at the beach

Going to the beach can be fun if you are properly prepared. I have decided to create this beach day essentials guide with all of my favorite items for a perfect beach day. This list will help you stay safe, avoid sunburns, and have a good time at the beach whether you are going by yourself, with kids, or even in a group setting.

Guide to The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama

Family picture at the US Space and Rocket Center

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is fun, space loving museum with a life size replica rocket display. During your visit you can learn more about the history of space travel in the United States as well as enjoy some rides, hands on activities, see a real life moon rock, and so much more.

How to Perfectly Plan a Family Road Trip – Free Road Trip Planner Included

a family driving down a road during a family road trip

Oh how we love to go on family road trips. They can be so much fun. From taking fun stops along the way, trying out new foods, and exploring new destinations, you are for sure to have a memorable time. However, planning for a road trip may not be so fun. It can even be a bit overwhelming. Where to go? What’s the best route to take? What should I pack? Well in this guide you will learn how to plan for a road trip, what to pack, how to budget, and so much more.

Best Mess-Free Snacks for Kids for Road Trips that are Car Approved

a basket full of snacks for kids for a road trip

Road trips can be fun especially when you have delicious snacks to fuel your trip. Kids always seem to be hungry but they can also be very messy. Trust me, I know! For this reason I want to share our favorite mess free road trip snacks for kids with you. I also share my best tips on how to make snack time more fun and ready for on the road too.

Camping Safety Rules For Kids To Follow

Little girl playing outside. Posted on Camping Safety Rules for Kids.

In this guide I will be sharing with you our camp safety rules. These rules are set in place to help keep our family safe and protected during our camping trips. Our goal is to help educate our kids on emergency situations as well as make them aware of their environment. With simple camping rules that your kids can follow, you can rest easy during your camping trip that safety will be key.

25 Best Things To Do In Oahu With Kids

Girl with Hawaiians at the Ali'i Luau at the Polynesian Cultural Center attraction in Oahu, Hawai'i.

Oahu is such a beautiful place to visit and even live at. In this travel guide I want to share with you the BEST THINGS TO DO IN OAHU WITH KIDS. I will be featuring family friendly things to do around the island of Oahu such as hiking trails, best kid-friendly beaches, attractions, and more. I hope that with this guide I can help you make the most of your family vacation to Oahu, Hawaii. After having lived on Oahu for 2 years we made sure to visit and do as much as possible around the island. We were always looking for a new hiking trail to enjoy as a family, the best kid-friendly beaches to swim at, and even the best state parks, attractions, tours, and even restaurants. We tried to soak in as much ALOHA as we could during our time on Oahu.

15 Spring Activities That Are Fun For Kids

girls painting ceramic terra pots arts and crafts homeschool activity for kids spring

Spring is around the corner and I am super excited about taking the kids outside to do some fun spring activities. Who else is ready for the warmer weather, wild spring flowers and more time outside? I know this family is! We are already planning our hikes and camping trips for this beautiful spring season […]

Hiking With Kids – Best Tips From An Outdoor Mom

Hiking with kids tips and guide laurel falls tennessee the walking mermaid

I absolutely love hiking with my kids. As a mom, I highly believe that keeping your kids outdoors enjoying nature and finding their sense of exploration and curiosity is crucial in self development at a young age. I actually went over this topic a little bit on my post called, Nature’s Touch. On this one […]

Nature’s Touch – An Outdoor Sensory Play Activity for Kids

girl touching moss sensory play nature's touch

Sensory Play is such an important way to teach kids about senses in early childhood development. Touch is one of the most used for kids I feel and this Nature’s Touch: Scavenger Hunt activity does just that. It allows them to explore our world in a creative, imaginative, and adventurous way. See here why sensory […]