kids stuff:

No doubt about it, it's for stories like this one that I started AdventureParents.com. Consider it a place to explore the various perspectives on what's it like to be a parent who, as in this example, ...
Created on Wed Jan 9, 2013
In parenthood, man, I know I've made more mistakes than I care to count or admit. That's the nature of parenting — it's full-speed in the dark without instructions, and we're all going to have some ...
Created on Thu Dec 20, 2012
Though parenthood is a lifelong affair, each stage asserts its own lessons in despair, patience, happiness, and how to sign big checks with a smile. Depends. Some events are rites of passage, ...
Look, as we all know, if you're stranded on an island with your small children the one and only answer to the old question "if you could only bring one thing, what would it be?" is a magical bottomless ...
If you know nothing of Dora the Explorer you're forgiven. But the kids' show has been around since 2000, adapted to 26 foreign versions and two stage versions, and takes your money in the form of ...
How do you get more kids on bikes? Just give them an opportunity, it seems. In one of the most refreshing bits of cycling news in recent days, there are over 1000 high school students competing ...
Created on Thu Aug 23, 2012
My little girl started kindergarten just a couple of weeks ago, and, man, talk about one small step for her, one giant leap for her parents. If you've been there, you understand. You understand what ...
I'm a fan of hiking. Mark is, too (check out his list of 20 Fascinating Hiking Facts), so as we grew from a couple of trail enthusiasts into new parents, we aimed early on to continue making this ...
Little kids are plenty happy scrambling and climbing in their own regular tennis shoes, even on top-roped climbs, but older or more advanced scaling sprouts may decide they want real climbing shoes ...
When summer camp season hits, out come the Sharpies because we want our kid's stuff to come home again and a parent's only line of defense is administered by heavy gauge felt tip marker. But hold ...
Created on Fri Jul 13, 2012
Alastair Humphreys recently rowed a boat across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain to Barbados. He's also ridden his bike around the world, canoed 500 miles of the Yukon River, and all kinds of other wildness. ...
Fortunately, it's a very rare event that a child falls from a ski resort chairlift. But it does happen. At Hidden Valley in Wisconsin earlier this year, a father luckily caught his son sliding off of ...
Created on Wed Jun 20, 2012
This past weekend, 19-year-old Kelia Moniz took second place in the ROXY Waikiki Classic, the third of seven qualifier events for the Association of Surfing Professionals Women’s World Longboard Tour. ...
Created on Tue Jun 19, 2012
The planet Mercury completes a rotation once every 59 Earth days, and orbits the sun every 87.969 Earth days. It's the closest planet to the sun and because Mercury has no atmosphere the rock has ...
two-year-old stoke from Chet Hervey on Vimeo. Raising kids isn't fun and rewarding and amazing all the time. Yeah, you knew that already. But you also know where this is going: during certain fleeting ...
Created on Mon Apr 23, 2012
When I was young and invincible and knew it all, I declared to my Boy Scout leader that backpacking sucked. He had gathered six or seven of us 12-year-old boys at his house to show us his stash of ...
You can thank the folks at the National Geographic Society for delivering this bimonthly dose of super cute to your preschooler. Every other month a new issue comes out and lands in your mailbox — ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/125 sec, ISO 100 I tried to strike up the wrong conversation with this girl. She picked out a square table while we waited for our burritos. She ...
Before you declare the "No Touch" slogan a touch preachy or smug, give me a moment of your time. Teresa Delfin, founder of the active maternity wear company Mountain Mama (yes, you know the one), ...

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