Parents need to instill life skills into their children that will serve useful in their future. These are tasks such as cooking a meal or learning to do their own laundry. These differ from a child’s chores, which are tasks that benefit the household.
It is undeniably hard work but tenting will create many memorable moments for your family. We replace our four walls with our plastic cabin - the Coleman eight man tent. Our minivan & cargo carrier are akin to Mary Poppins bag - even our friends are aghast at how much "things" they can store.
We all have dreams for our children. We want them to be happy, fulfilled, successful. For some, it is about what they do with their lives. For me, I have realized, that it is about how I want my girls to feel. The rest will come. There are 7 feelings I want my 2 daughters to possess as they grow.