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Traveling with kids – Tips for smooth journeys

Traveling with kids – Tips for smooth journeys

While it is supposed to be a path to self-discovery, travel in modern times has become a harried exercise. Add some kids to the journey, and many parents find the thought of travel to be unbearable. Despite the challenge, it is possible to enjoy a fun vacation with kids.

Nature Rock keep kids connected to the outdoors

Nature Rock keep kids connected to the outdoors

The end of summer…time to dust off the book bags and lunch boxes and head back to school. But before you put away the sunblock and hiking shoes, consider this: studies repeatedly show that time spent outside in nature leads to better results in the classroom, from increased focus to a boost in creativity.

Know before you tow

Know before you tow

Summer is almost here which means nicer weather, no school, and for some Americans it may mean the first road trip of the year. If you plan to drive and tow extra cargo, recreational toys, or other vehicles behind you this Spring, there are critical things you should know before you tow. Lack of knowledge of correct towing techniques is a contributing factor to the thousands of crashes each year involving passenger vehicles towing trailers(1) – in fact, one study(2) revealed that 71% of Americans who tow admitted to being only somewhat to not knowledgeable about proper towing practices and safety!