Our Top Ten Favorite Adventure Books for Babies and Toddlers

Our Top Ten Favorite Adventure Books for Babies and Toddlers

When we became parents we realized that we had many things to teach and instill in the tiny human beings that we had created together. A love for the outdoors and adventuring was clearly one thing we wanted to encourage in them from the start. Another, was a love for reading. We knew that these two passions could be combined together, and work together, to help our children grow up with senses of adventure, curiosity, and a desire to explore and learn. It has become a family tradition to get a book at every National Park/Monument/Forest that we visit as…

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BWCA With a Toddler

BWCA With a Toddler

We had planned for a 4 day 3 night trip to the BWCA but, I ended up feeling really terrible starting after lunch on day 3. We were concerned I may have had a touch of heat stroke, and being 6 months pregnant we didn’t want to take any chances, so we ended up leaving that afternoon. In the three days and two nights that we were there we experienced, saw, and learned a lot. Finding a Campsite We had chosen Lake Kawishiwi because we were able to put right in from a boat launch at the primitive campground located…

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Prepping for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Prepping for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

We wanted to plan a fun and epic trek for our extended Fourth of July weekend but weren’t totally sure what we wanted to do. Being six months pregnant was a limiting factor but, overall I’ve been feeling really great so we decided that a short overnight backpacking trip would be really fun. Alas, planning a trip over one of the most popular holiday weekends just a couple of weeks before the date isn’t the greatest idea and all the backpacking sites we were interested in were taken. This led Bobby to check out some hiking/backpacking options in the Boundary…

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