Emily Christensen

Emily is a full-time working mama and wife raised in the Ouachita Mountains and currently navigating life in northern Missouri as she finishes up her PhD in chemistry. Over the years, adventure has become a part of her lifestyle, leading her and her husband Rocky into outdoor activities like hiking, scuba diving, camping, kayaking, fly fishing, and now parenting—their biggest adventure yet! Now Emily is applying her adventurous spirit into getting her family outside no matter the season to instill that same love of nature and exploration in their two-year-old son, and connecting with other families to inspire them to do the same. Find them on Instagram @hiking.home

Sawyer Kids Outdoor Clothing Brand Review

“Inspiring kids to be outside and be adventurous. That’s the idea, and the mission, behind everything we do.” Well, you sold me already, Sawyer. Named after Tom Sawyer, the quintessential youth explorer, this small Utah-based company is our very FAVORITE place to buy clothes for our little guy. Note: As a member of affiliate programs, …

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A Day in the Life of an Outdoor Mom: Ghouls, Ghosties, and Pack-Llamas

I wake, sharply and suddenly, to the booming sound of our golden retriever, Abe, alerting us that someone just passed by the house on foot. I’ve tried—repeatedly—to fire him from his self-appointed neighborhood watch position, but despite my efforts he persists. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, we earn from qualifying …

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