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Out & About in Overland Park with Kids

In FAMILY TRAVEL, LOCAL GEMS, MCFAMILY, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

This post was sponsored by Visit Overland Park. Some accommodations, events and activities were comped for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos contained in this post belong to the author. Last weekend we had the pleasure of spending some time in and around the Overland Park, Kansas area with the kids. Overland Park is a suburb of Kansas City and chock-full of fun attractions, amazing food and kid-friendly experiences. It’s the second largest city in…

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Tips for Cutting Down Your Own Christmas Tree

In MCFAMILY, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Cutting down your own Christmas tree is a fun family tradition that gives you adventure, fresh air and a respect for nature. It’s a fun excuse for a little physical exercise in the great outdoors and wonderful reason for your family to spend some time together. While you might expect a pro-nature argument against cutting down a live tree, it’s actually the opposite. When you choose a real tree over a plastic artificial one, you…

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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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A Little Announcement

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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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Welcome to Run Wild My Child

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HELLO THERE! Hi and welcome to RUN WILD MY CHILD, your one-stop shop for all things kid-friendly and outdoorsy. This website is dedicated to getting kids (and parents) outside and back into nature, one adventure at a time. Whether it’s through family travel, nature crafts, forest school lessons or outdoors games and activities, we know that kids are happiest and learn best when they’re outside, exploring and getting their hands dirty.

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