Shotgun Kids MTB Seat Review

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. – John Muir The Shotgun Kids MTN Bike Seat (also available on Amazon) attaches directly to any mountain bike (yes, even those with a drop post) to allow parents to ride the … [Read more...]

A Day in the Outdoor Life: Mountain Biking Mama

I wake alone, blurry eyes blinking open, feet on the floor before I even check the clock. I know it will say 630something. Long gone are the days when I’d wake slowly, without a worry in the world.  I have approximately 20 precious minutes … [Read more...]

Christmas in July: Cool Gadgets!

HAPPY WEDNESDAY! Whew! Where has this week (and summer?!?!) gone?!? Don’t miss these giveaways though before they’re gone! If you haven’t entered to win the previous giveaways, be sure you do that now! And thanks for telling your … [Read more...]

Christmas in July: Outdoor Women

Welcome to week #2, day #2! If you haven’t entered to win the previous giveaways, be sure you do that now! And thanks for telling your friends – we love building this outdoor community. Ladies – today we are celebrating YOU and some … [Read more...]

Wild Math – An Outdoor Curriculum Guide

Wild Math – An Outdoor Curriculum Guide – First Grade It’s summer break. You have a houseful of kids that are tracking in mud, asking for screen time, jumping on the couches, whining for a snack. They’ve just spent somewhere in the … [Read more...]

Preserving Wildhood – Wild Water Play

You can find all our Wildhood series posts here! “Children cannot bounce off the walls if we take away the walls.” ― Erin K. Kenny, Forest Kindergartens: The Cedarsong Way Summer is just around the bend, and more than a few parents are wondering what … [Read more...]

5 Best Nature-Based Book Series for Kids

Nature based book series for kids! Stuck inside with the sniffles? Trails too muddy to hike? Cuddle up with one of these great reads and get some outdoor time, indoors! Note: These links are affiliates. Thanks so much for clicking through them to … [Read more...]

The Study of Nature, Part III: Nature Journaling

“I see no more than you, but I have trained myself to notice what I see.” —Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier In part I, we talked about why encouraging a love of nature will benefit you & your child. In part II we … [Read more...]

The Study of Nature (for kids) Part II

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder … he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” —Rachel Carson How does a parent … [Read more...]

The Study of Nature (for Kids) Part I

“You must walk sometimes perfectly free, not prying or inquisitive, not bent on seeing things. Throw away a whole day for a single expansion, a single inspiration of air. …You must walk so gently as to hear the finest sounds, the faculties being in … [Read more...]