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How to Plan for a Family Camping trip

Ok, that’s it, you’re going to take the family camping. You have decided it is time. Summers here, the kids are out of school, the little lady looks like she could use some sun. So you’re getting out into the woods. So what now? You have been camping for 20 years how do you make plans when you want to go camping? Making plans is like any other project or goal. Each project has smaller subprojects that have to individually be addressed. As you accomplish these you will be closer …

review for the handheld /tripod from the make XIT model Xt6tr

Review: Xit XT6TR

It is time to start getting some reviews flowing for the Relaxed Male. The First review I want to do is for the Tripod I use for my walk and Talks. That is the Xit XT6TR. This is a camera tripod that pulls double duty. because it transforms into a pistol grip for your camera. Now the Versatility is low. and that is because you can only do two things and you can do them well with the XT6TR. You can hold the camera comfortably and set it on a …

There are several different types of camping. What types best fit you?

The different types of camping

As I continue to reacquaint myself with camping I am learning more than I ever thought possible about the recreational activity that is known as camping. And I am realizing that people love their labels. At one time there was camping. If you had a Recreational vehicle you could go RVing. Now Camping has all sorts of off shoots. This is what I would like to talk about this week. What types of camping are there? I have a friend that is always wanting to go Glamping. The rest of …

campfire ghost stories

3 Campfire Stories

One thing that is almost tradition for a campfire is talking. Sharing tall tales and adventures. Maybe those stories are adventures or funny anecdotes that you had. or you remember sitting but the fire trying to figure out why the smoke is following you. All while you listened to majestic tales of crazy adventures your uncle had when he was younger. The sharing of these stories slowly dwindle down to the fun ghost story. We all have our favorite. Depending on where you are from the hair-raising tale may be …

What equipment is a person needing to have when camping?

What Equipment is needed for camping?

You are wanting to start camping. Same here! I miss the fun and relaxations that you encounter when you go camping. Then smell of the campfire. The pitching of the tent the casting of a line into the river. So much about camping that is fun exciting and relaxing. That is what being a relaxed male is about. Finding that inner peace about you. Many men find it in the wide-open world of camping. As I mentioned in a previous post I miss camping. The whole experience is connected with …

My graduation speech

If I Could Give a Graduation Speech

Congratulations senior you made it. This day was 12 years in the making. The beginning of the beginning From the time your mom shed a tear because you were excited about kindergarten. To right now you have experienced a lot of firsts. Your first ”A” and the pride you felt by making your parents cheer. To the disappointment, you saw in their eyes when you brought in your first F. You learned a lot about how your actions affected those around you. Your first friend who was more than a …

The camping experience can help men to relax and unwind

The Camping Experiance

I have been getting back into camping and the camping spirit. I have loved camping my whole life from my best friends and I sleeping under the stars out in the cow pasture to camping over at Turner Falls. The majority of my camping was done when I was younger. I miss it. I miss it fiercely. There are reasons that I like camping. It isn’t the need to donate blood to the mosquito and tick population. It is more of a sensory experience for me. If I am in …

Relaxed males list of the top 5 Television dads

The Five Best TV Dads

Lots of people like to use the Television as the babysitter. There was a time that television even told stories. Those stories often had a dad or father figure in the series. These men would often at some point of the show add guidance and direction to the family members. Dads on television were often a reflection of how society viewed men and fathers in general. Here is a list of 5 dads that showed the world how to be a dad. These men showed devotion to their families. While …

How a dad can help a mom who is carrying their child

How can you Help your Pregnant Spouse with Back Pain?

Welcome to this post, “dad”! I believe a congratulation on this new journey is in order! Hats off to you for being caring and empathetic enough to clicking this link, investing and researching what you can do to help in a situation like this! Let’s go through the different ways you can help your baby’s mom deal with back pain while pregnant! Quick side note: if this article could be summed up in only two words, those words would be: Tylenol P.M.; it is in many’s opinion that Tylenol P.M. is …

Boys are normal human beings when they play cops and robbers.

Let Boys be Boys

Returning to the topic that was started last week. We are still talking about young men and the fact that boys are not broken and that Toxic Masculinity is made up. What’s the real problem? So why has there been a rise in school shootings? Why then are so many young men grabbing a gun and commencing to shoot up people they often knew? This is a very tough question to answer and no it isn’t a gun issue. It is a societal issue if you want my never to …

Join usGet outdoors with Relaxed Male and go home with an Action Plan

Join Bryan and a small group of other men on a camping trip in Oklahoma. Get the full experience of the "3-day effect" by spending 4 days and 3 nights enjoying the outdoors and developing a plan that you can use to take massive action to change your life.