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Park etiquette: Enjoy family fun in the great Houston outdoors with these tips

Park etiquette: Enjoy family fun in the great outdoors with these tips

With the arrival of spring comes the desire to be outdoors, so a trip to the park is definitely in order. But before you rally your little troops for an outing to, say, Hermann Park, entertaining and etiquette expert Kimberly Schlegel Whitman has a few words of advice.

From packing necessities such as sunscreen to encouraging your kids to clean up after themselves, Whitman knows how to maximize outdoor family fun, because, as a mom herself, she’s learned a couple of these lessons the hard way.

For all five tips, watch the video. And pay particular attention to the last one. It’s perhaps the most important.

Hermann Park Trail
Hermann Park is a family favorite, in part because of the train. Courtesy of Hermann Park Conservancy