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August 15, 2018
There are many good reasons to go camping with a baby. Time spent in nature promotes emotional health. Being outside develops an appreciation for nature, improves positive emotions and self-esteem. So, how to go camping? We answered your frequently asked questions.
The simple answer is... age is not a limit. Although there are parents who camped with newborns, it is much easier when a baby can sit unassisted. When your child celebrates her first birthday, (s)he will be your great camping buddy.
If your child sleeps in a cot at home, a portable cot will make your camping easier. Although you need a bigger tent, otherwise the cot will take up most of the space.
Many parents found that single self-inflating mattresses work the best. A double air mattress is not recommended for co-sleeping, as you will easily disturb the sleeping baby.
Camping is not just getting close to nature, it is also a fantastic learning experience. When it's time for an afternoon nap, you can offer a cosy hammock. Many children love it.
If you walk a bit further from a campsite, Panda Carrier is the excellent place to sleep. You can put the framed carriers down without disturbing your sleeping child. Younger children will enjoy a comfortable sleeping pillow. The accessory fastens to a chin pad and has an adjustable angle.
Many of our Facebook followers voted that a tent is their choice when they go camping with a family. It is not just affordable but also connects you with nature. The important decision is about the size of a tent. A tent doesn't insulate sound, so you basically share the space with your whole family regardless of a number of rooms you have. The same applies to camper trailers.
Short days and cold nights call for having a bonfire. You will be amazed how watching flames calms even young children. Our inner caveman loves sitting around a campfire with family and enjoying stories and songs. Follow the 5 basic rules to stay safe:
Camping has the clear benefit for children. It is even more current now than ever. Many children are more confident using iPads than navigating around a campsite. Camping introduces toddlers to a new world and teaches them overcoming new problems and challenges in the most natural way.
P.S. The photo at the top is from the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park in South Australia.
April 26, 2021
We all know toddlers love to be involved in what mum and dad ‘do’. But they can also be unpredictable, and disappear in the blink of an eye. A toddler hiking carrier is one way to keep your little one safe on the farm, and lets them learn and help with daily chores.
September 05, 2019
Do you like shopping at Amazon? Ordering with a few clicks and waiting when it is delivered. But will it get you the baby carrier which you will actually use?
March 18, 2019
You will be amazed to see how a child with disability strives in nature. How she smiles when you leave your special needs stroller at home and go for a walk. Read if a baby hiking carrier will be the right choice for your child. And you might even get funding for Panda Child Carrier.
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