Active Families

Is there anything better than seeing kids having fun outside? 

After months of pandemic-induced isolation, one Vermont family dove headfirst into a 272-mile adventure

Whether on the Olympic stage or the home hill, women on skis demonstrate what sportsmanship, bravery, and self-love could look like

Let your grom take the lead and you’ll both learn new tricks and become better skiers for it

The messed up rugs, destroyed childhood mementos, and complicated travel plans? Completely worth it.

By portraying predators as villains, we are influencing how our children perceive the natural world

America’s youth are in desperate need of real-life human connection. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bassist says there’s no better place to provide that than a skate park.

After moving to San Diego, one writer took her husband and sons on a five-day urban hike to explore and better understand their new stomping grounds

Want your children to have a deeper relationship with nature than you do? So did this writer. She found an entry point in Tinkergarten.

Stories about kids who break hiking or climbing records feel like the continuation of an outdated and unhealthy attitude toward outdoor recreation

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Why? Because when more kids reap the benefits of time spent in nature, the world will be a better place.

Having a green lawn doesn’t make sense in many parts of the country. But that doesn’t mean kids have to sacrifice their backyard adventures.

Eco-conscious parents are turning to electric utility bikes to haul their most precious cargo: their children

It’s never too early to help your kids develop a healthy mindset around food. Here’s where to start.

The South American pack animal is the perfect companion for getting deep into the wilderness with little ones

Stories are about how human connections are made and kept in the outdoors, and how they’re evolving now—when community has never been more important or more at risk

For one pandemic-worn parent, the key to staying close to her family is getting some distance

We asked a pediatrician for advice on getting outside safely when temperatures soar

The pandemic forced schools to teach outside. Many teachers, parents, and kids want to keep it that way.

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