Another Way to Bike with Kids

Another Way to Bike with Kids

I’m so excited to welcome Lindsay on the blog today. Mostly because I long to do bikepacking like she does with her family! This post is full of great ideas that will change your view on family biking. ************************************************ We’re all familiar with classic ways of carrying kids on bikes. In North America, I’d argue … Read more

Balance Bikes Aren’t Just for Toddlers

Balance Bikes Aren't Just for Toddlers

There is a constant transfer of bikes and strollers and wagons from the garage (which is 1 car and mostly taken up by the car) to the shed and back again. My kids are indecisive little things and like their pedals and “motorcycles” (AKA Balance bikes) and scooters and whatever is hung WAY in the … Read more

Just Say No to Training Wheels

Just Say No to Training Wheels

Looking to buy your child a bike with training wheels? Think again! There’s tons of evidence to show that training wheels actually inhibit learning to ride a bike. When our oldest was just a year old, we were in a local bike shop and discovered our first “balance bike”.  We honestly had no idea what … Read more

Week-Long Camping Trips with Kids Are Easier Than You Think!

Confession:  Before this past week, we had never camped for more than one consecutive night with our boys (aged 2 and 4).  Usually one night was plenty and we were ready to head home and get some real sleep the next morning.  It was, quite honestly, more of a lets-see-if-we-can-survive-this more than anything else.  Shocking, … Read more