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Life is an adventure by Kayleigh Bitz

My family and I have lived in the Rogue Valley our whole lives. We enjoy the outdoors, like most Oregonians, and always try to get out and have fun. Camping was part of our own childhood, so like most parents we want to implement that for our kids. We have 2 beautiful daughters who are growing up far too fast. One is 11 and teaches us more than we can teach her, the other is 5 and has complex medical needs including being on the autism spectrum. On top of her complex medical needs she is without words and has no understanding of safety. This keeps us busy and acting as a team to make sure she is safe and ok while we make those memories.
We do not let those medical challenges slow us down when it comes to seeking adventure. Being closed in can honestly make it harder on anyone, so we get out and we go hiking, biking, camping and then some. We pre-plan any trip and ask questions ahead of time when renting homes or cabins. Those questions for me generally include asking about the door loc…