Small children and water seem like two things that shouldn’t be combined. However, we have found that our best family adventures with two young children along have taken place in our canoe, on the water, in the Boundary Waters.
Of course, when we say that, we raise a few eyebrows. These are the three most common responses:
“You must have grown up in a family who always took you on the water.” somebody recently remarked when they saw us paddling a river with our 2.5 and 4.5 year old children.
“My kid is way too crazy, they would totally jump out of the boat.” a parent proclaimed during a recent workshop we gave at an outdoor expo.
“Who would take babies to the Boundary Waters?!?” a shocked parent blurted out while we tabled an event
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