It started when Daley asked, “Mom, will you do the high ropes course with me?” As I prepared to step off the 30-foot platform and travel by gravity while suspended from a precarious zip line cable, I realized our roles had reversed. Rather than creating opportunities for my child to grow and develop, my child was creating these opportunities for me. Despite knowing that … [Read More...]
Outdoor. Kid. Fun.
What do you get when you combine a 5-year-old and a sheer cliff with no guardrails to stop her from tumbling 300 feet to the rocky … [Read More...]
I’ve always been hesitant to take the kids to Park Point Trail. It’s known for a vast crop of poison ivy. This fact makes my skin … [Read More...]
Blueberry pancakes and a hike. It’s become our routine one morning each weekend. It gives us regular time together as a family … [Read More...]
“I was hoping it would bring us to the candy store,” Daley declared with delight when he saw the Fannie Rose Candy Shop. We were on an algorithmic … [Read More...]
The Munger Trail has been our family’s outdoor nemeses. Our adversarial relationship with “one of the great recreational resources in the state of … [Read More...]
Perhaps we didn’t pick the best day with wind gusts of 20+ mph to set out on an alphabet tour of Canal Park. Our goal was to walk around Canal Park … [Read More...]