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Big Fun with FamilyFun Magazine

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I’m thrilled to announce that Run Wild My Child is teaming up with FamilyFun magazine to bring you a new feature in their magazine called “Big Fun.”  Big Fun is all about real kids and families having outdoor adventures, big and small. FamilyFun magazine FamilyFun magazine (a division of Parents magazine) is the ultimate guide to creating experiences parents and kids will remember forever. For parents of children ages 3 to 12, FamilyFun magazine is…

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Friday Favorites: Peri Cotton

In FAVORITE GEAR, FRIDAY FAVORITES

This post is a collaboration with Peri Cotton.  The swaddles were provided as post compensation and for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos herein belong to the authors.  For today’s Friday Favorite post, I want to introduce you to an incredible little shop called Peri Co (Peri Cotton). Founded by two sisters and best friends, Tori and Cydne, in the tropics of Hawaii, Peri Co specializes in beautiful muslin swaddle blankets for babies. The…

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Urban Farm & Feed – Sandy, Utah

In LOCAL GEMS, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Today I’m really excited to bring you a full review and fall family fun guide to one of the coolest little locations in the Salt Lake City area, Urban Farm & Feed. We’ve got new local mom, blogger and professional photographer, Cara Mathis of Catcher in the Rye Photography here to give you all the details about this super cute local gem of a market. They’ve got everything from locally-grown fruits and vegetable to homemade…

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dry run creek fly fishing for kids

Fly Fishing with Kids at Dry Run Creek, Arkansas

In FAMILY TRAVEL, FISH, LOCAL GEMS, MCFAMILY, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Dry Run Creek near Mountain Home, Arkansas has been called “the best quarter mile of trout fishing in the world.” However, you won’t find the world’s best fishermen here – you’ll only find kids! A true gem of a fishing location, it only takes one walk along the banks of Dry Run Creek for every fly fishing adult to wish they were a kid again, if only for a day. We recently spent three action-packed…

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Seeing is Believing – See the Possibilities

In BOOKS, FRIDAY FAVORITES

Here at Run Wild My Child, we don’t just encourage our boys to get outside. We want our daughters to have those same incredible experiences connecting with nature— wading through a muddy creek, collecting bugs, climbing trees, running through fields full of lightening bugs at dusk. We want to get girls outside and keep them there! Inspiring our girls The benefits of outside play are innumerable, and girls should have access to all of these…

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Creating Journey Sticks with Kids

Journey Sticks and the Art of Storytelling

In CRAFTS, HIKE, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

I’m really excited to bring you today’s post, all about creating storytelling journey sticks with your kids. The amazing and uber-talented Jessica, from Collect. Make. Explore. is here to show you how to incorporate elements of your hikes, adventures and outings into beautiful physical storytelling devices. I love the lessons this project teaches – from being observant in nature to inspiring creativity in retelling the story of your adventures. This would be a great project to…

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Mongoose Scooters – Force 3.0 Review

In FAVORITE GEAR

This post was sponsored by Mongoose Scooters.  A scooter was provided as post compensation and for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos herein belong to the author.  I’m excited to bring you a really fun review of a new scooter for kids from Mongoose Scooters. Mongoose created their line of Force 3.0 scooters based on feedback from interviews and product testing with a sample group of kids and their parents. They’re durable, safe, stylish and…

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Friday Favorites: Moon Child

In FAVORITE GEAR, FRIDAY FAVORITES

For today’s Friday Favorites post, I want to take minute to shine a spotlight on the cutest little online shop for adventurers – Moon Child. Based out of the UK, Moon Child sells awesome and adorable (and durable) ethically produced, organic clothing for free spirited little ones. Co-owned by two friends, Emma and Sophie, each item in their shop encourages kids to stay wild, never stop exploring, be themselves and howl at the moon –…

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A Little Announcement

In MCFAMILY

You may have noticed that it’s been a bit quiet around here over the last few weeks. I promise I’m not abandoning you or this page, it’s just that something else has been occupying all my energy these days. We have a little announcement! We’re all so excited to have a new member of the clan and we cannot wait to see what kind of adventures come our way. Having a baby, a toddler and…

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Sit Spotting: Nature Meditation with Kids

In OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Today we have a great post for all you busy parents out there that need/want to take some time to slow down and absorb nature vibes. This time of year is always a mad flurry of activities, outings and adventures and it can be very easy to get overwhelmed by your schedule and to do list. However, Brandi Rondinelli of Soulshine Photography is here today to walk us through the benefits of sit spotting in…

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Twist Travel Magazine – Fall Issue

In FAMILY TRAVEL

Once again, I’m so excited and honored to a contributor in the Twist Travel Magazine Fall 2017 issue! This is the third issue of the magazine since its launch this Spring and each issue just keeps getting better and better. It’s also a doozy – 84 pages of awesome content from some of the most amazing writers, bloggers, photographers, entrepreneurs and on-the-go moms. Fall issue The Fall issue of Twist Travel is jam-packed with wild…

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