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Risky play boosts confidence and decision making ability

Let my three year old climb trees and rocks??  Without holding my hand?

It can be scary as a mother watching your 3 year old scramble up cliffsides, running along trails, climb trees or big rock formations.  236 more words


Sit in front of a tree, not your tablet!

A late Winter Challenge for adventurous families!

The days are still cold, but we are getting stronger and more resilient by enjoying the fresh air.  Join us by doing this checklist: 269 more words


Water Safety Tips

How do you keep kids safe when hiking near or through water?

We all want to make sure our kids stay safe.  So how do you balance teaching your children a healthy respect of the water, while still letting them enjoy the opportunities that water can provide? 231 more words

Kids In Nature

Winter hike with tots

Owen is learning how to walk in the snow covered branches, leaves and rocks.  Not an easy task for a 14 month old!  Although, soft and squishy footwear allows him to use his feet more effectively. 98 more words

Kids In Nature

Hiking with Kids - Tip

When those hiking miles seem to stretch on forever, how do you motivate the little ones in your group to keep on walking?  We have lots of tips for encouraging your little people to press on, but here is one we recently discovered and I must admit, we all get rather into it. 180 more words

The Miles Beneath Our Feet

Last year, as we gathered around the kitchen table, drafting our goals for the year,  we collectively decided we would track all of our hikes and those kilometers/miles we covered for one full year.  222 more words

Walking in Melbourne: Red Bluff beachwalk

A few months ago, while on another expensive trip to the mall, Willemijn bought a book with walks within Melbourne, in an attempt to let us explore our city of residence a bit more. 632 more words