Hiking and camping can be great chances to get away from technology, but your phone can also be one of the most useful tools you have. Check out these apps that can help make your trip even easier and more enjoyable. 1. MyRadar Wondering if those dark clouds in the distance are heading your way, or … [Read more...] about Best Apps for Hiking and Camping
If a toddler hikes in the forest, but no one is around to photograph it… Did it really happen? I love documenting all our family’s outdoor adventures. Photography provides a simple way to capture our experiences, chronicle our son’s growth, and gives us a way to look back through our memories and … [Read more...] about Freezing a Moment in Time….
If this post intrigues you and you want to join our Outdoor Family Wildtree workshop happening NOW, you can check it out and order here OR check it out on Facebook here! I’d like to start this review by first explaining that I’m a self-professed foodie. This goes beyond treating my palate … [Read more...] about Wild about Wildtree
“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 talked about getting curious and using your senses to … [Read more...] about The Study of Nature, Part III: Nature Journaling
“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 encourage this sense of wonder? How do we find it … [Read more...] about The Study of Nature (for kids) Part II
Getting your kids outside on the regular can be challenging. The shiny myth of the family that goes outdoors in rain or shine with smiling faces and sparkly clean gear is awesome, but in reality is really hard to actually achieve. For one thing, getting a kid outside when the … [Read more...] about Nikwax Products for Improved Gear Performance