Gear Review: Kid’s Clear Creek Boonie Sun Hat

When it comes to sun protection, our preference over sunscreen is simply to keep the kids covered (ie. hats) during the hottest parts of the day. But we learned early on that not all hats are created equal. Some are sized better, stay on well, provide greater shade, and are cooler. Sunday Afternoons is our…

Gear Review: Julbo Rookie Sunglasses

I was thinking back a few years… to a time when my largest battle was trying to keep sunglasses on my infants and toddlers. We tried everything, the bungy strap, the velcro strap. In the end we had the best luck with the Julbo Looping 3. Next we moved onto the cheap $5-$10 sunglasses found…

Gear Review: M.A.P. Footwear

A good pair of water shoes is one of our “family essential items” in the summertime. Whether wearing them just to the pool or waterpark or using them on the trails and lakeside, we are always looking for water shoes that have good traction, durability, and comfort for our kids. M.A.P. Footwear, a children’s shoe brand…

Family Gear Guide

We took a different approach this year to our gear guide. Rather than share the latest and greatest from brands across the market – we took a good look at our adventures over the last few years. We then compiled a list of our favorite items, the ones we’d buy again, and often have bought…