Curious about how to raise kids to love the outdoors? Read Dylan Tomine's book Closer to the Ground and get ready to be inspired. Raising your kids to love the outdoors is often easier said than done. My wife and I love the outdoors, and nothing would make us happier than if our seven-year-old daughter shared our zeal. Now, my daughter has a genuine interest in the … [Read more...] about How To Raise Kids To Love The Outdoors
Is running good for kids? Half of you are thinking, “Is this a trick question? F*** yeah running is good for my kids—it tires them out and they actually fall asleep at a normal time.” The other half are thinking, “Well, I don’t know. A little running is good, but running too far can cause joint damage and stunt growth, right? That's what I've heard anyway.” You might expect … [Read more...] about Is Running Good For Kids?
Unless you've been living under a rock (or out in the woods on a decades-long Wilderdad adventure), you've probably heard that mindfulness is a thing. A big thing. It's a big thing for adults, and yes, mindfulness is a big thing for kids. Do a quick Internet search and you'll find mindfulness exercises for cooking, vegetable chopping, dishwashing, floor scrubbing, and even … [Read more...] about Mindfulness For Kids. It’s Not Boring. Really.
The snow is starting to fall and snowboarder dads all over the country are dusting off their boards and packing up the kids for some winter family fun. Learn how fatherhood changed these 5 pro snowboarder dads. Snowboarding wouldn't be what it is today without the likes of Todd Richards (shown above), Bryan Iguchi, Seth Huot, Freddy Kalbermatten, and Sammy Luebke. The effect … [Read more...] about How Fatherhood Changed These 5 Pro Snowboarder Dads
Many people started homesteading because they had a desire to grow food without chemicals and raise livestock in a humane way. In the process, this way of life gives families many unforeseen benefits that develop their character. It may sound like a hard life, but raising kids on a homestead is incredibly rewarding and also easier than you might think. Raising Kids on a … [Read more...] about Raising Kids on a Homestead is Easier Than You Think