Best Winter Gear for Kids 2023

Every year I like to pull together a round-up of the gear we are using and our thoughts on it. If you live in a cold climate, quality winter gear for kids is essential to have for both safety and comfort reasons. This post will be updated throughout the winter of 2023-24 as we continue … Read more

Best Rain Gear for Kids 2022

Best Rain Gear for Kids

Best Rain Gear For Kids All too often a wet day is an excuse to stay inside if you don’t have the right gear to keep kids warm, dry and happy. We’ve collected the best rain gear for kids to help you get outside more on rainy days all year long. This gear is all … Read more

KidORCA Over the Knee Rain Boot Review

KidORCA Over the Knee Rain Boot Review Every kid eventually finds that puddle that is a little too deep and then fills their rain boots. But NOT if you have some KidORCA Over the Knee Rain Boots! This innovative design is part rain boot part wader. You can find over the knee and hip waders … Read more

Jan and Jul Rain Gear Review

photo of two children standing in the mud wearing rain gear

Jan and Jul Rain Gear Review It’s mud season. We aren’t quite ready to bring out the snow gear yet here in the Pacific Northwest, but it can be quite a challenge to dress kids to stay warm AND dry for our outdoor adventures. This fall we have been testing out some of the Canada-based … Read more

Best Rain Bibs for Kids

We are big fans of rain bibs. So much so, that we own this piece of gear from three different companies: Polarn O Pyret, Reima, and Playshoes. I’ve found pros and cons to each, and would recommend each of them in different situations for families looking for the best rain bibs for kids. >>>If you’re … Read more

Watershed Drybags Review

Summertime is time to be on the water! Our family likes to get out on the river at least once a week, whether that is canoeing, kayaking, or fly fishing. What we don’t like is wet gear—can I get an Amen? This summer we had the opportunity to test out a couple Watershed drybags: the … Read more