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Whether we are packing the van for quick weekend getaways, hiking the woods behind our home, or heading off on a weeks-long adventure, we are all our happiest when we are outdoors and exploring nature. This summer we took a two-week road trip from our home in Indiana to Los Angeles.
Hello! We're the Schlosser family from Denver, Colorado -- Adam, Gina, Mia (age 5), and Millie (age 3). We really love exploring the outdoors and learning new things. As the mom, I'm usually the one photographing our adventures and documenting them in our family journal.
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Our family took a day trip to Santa Cruz for Labor Day. We wanted to get back to nature, but it was also an excuse for me to catch up with one of my closest friends I hadn't seen in years. We had planned on heading out early so that we could go for a hike before hitting the beach, but we all had a hard time getting up and ended up leaving later than planned.
Have you ever seen Finding Nemo? Silly question, I know. Do you know that part in the movie where Dory keeps saying, "Just keep swimming! Just keep swimming!" over and over? I hope so. Switch out swimming with walking and that is our hiking motto.
Adventuring with my kids and taking them on memorable adventures is one of the greatest joys of being a mom. Six years ago, I found myself as a single parent of three kids, two of whom are special needs. I wanted to get back to the basics with my kids and give them a memorable childhood like I had.