kids stuff:

It's so, um, funny to look back as a parent with a 4-year-old (or of any age methinks) and realize how easy those babies are. Well, sure, I'll admit they're slightly more significant than the first ...
The always stunning mother/surfer/model Daize Shayne Goodwin takes her little one for a ride on a wave. Captured with a GoPro perspective cam, too. Watch the video . . .
In January 2010, Sion Milosky's name appeared in headlines for the first time because he'd just paddled into what many at the time purported to be the biggest wave ever paddled into. A custom metalworker ...
Created on Thu Mar 1, 2012
"Girls are, of course, strong," says Trish Ellis Herr. She's not flinging around the usual lip service, either. Trish is the mother of two girls, and together they've hoofed it to the summit of ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/18, 1/80 sec, ISO 100 "Oh really?" The conversation with Brodie (his name's not Brodie, I'm just protecting the guilty) had found a climax. "We're ...
How does the idea sit with you of two young children, a brother maybe 6 years old and a little baby sister still in diapers, forced to confront the adventure of trekking through the wilderness all ...
Caia Koopman created the art on these skis and snowboard from Rossignol. She's a lowbrow artist contracted by Oakley, Rossignol and a few gear makers to create signature designs, and as you can see ...
If there's a story that hits the bulls eye so sharply as Dr. Seuss's Oh, The Places You'll Go, we have yet to know what it is. The good doctor gave us a wonderful tale that outlines precisely what ...
Delivering plastic toys to the well-behaved, well-mannered children of planet Earth is a commendable act. So is stuffing coal into the stockings of the naughtiest ones. Yay Santa! You'd think that ...
Created on Mon Dec 19, 2011
A year ago, the Disney movie Tangled landed in theaters and stole the hearts of little girls and their weepy, misty-eyed dads. The old folk tale of Rapunzel and her locks shouldn't be too foreign ...
Down in the ol' grungy southwest U.S., you'd think we'd be more tuned into the upsides of the poncho for our winter kit. Especially for the kids. Ponchos are the warm garment of choice for native ...
It may be that the only thrill that's more intense than being a boy who's riding a bike is being the dad who takes him out for a morning of some tasty singletrack. Watch this. * * ...
Yep, some families get into Little League or soccer or ballet or piano. The Donnelly family gets into competitive whitewater kayaking . . .
Created on Tue Oct 11, 2011
Yesterday, I took my 4-year old daughter to the gear shop to buy some new warm gloves and hat. Kids being kids, we can only find one left glove out of a total of three pairs she owns. We have some ...
Created on Fri Sep 23, 2011
Surfing, skiing, riding bikes, and climbing. These are the outdoor pursuits that come easier to the little ones than many of us realize. That is until we see our kids give them a shot. That's when ...
By now, everyone should know about the upsides of bringing a "kid's tent" for a play area. But when is the time right for kids to sleep the whole night in their own tent? Like many families with ...
In April, my wife, Brooke, and I hosted a discussion-presentation on family adventure travel at Overland Expo, and if there's anything that I learned from that, it's everyone has their own wildly ...
Every parent who wants to get more exercise, keep up with their desire for, say, backpacking, or hit that goal to compete in a triathlon (or insert your own goal), wonders how other parents do it. ...
Artwork by Seth Neilson If hanging out outside isn't about food and happiness, then what is it about? I'm sure we all know that the magical combination of graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow ...
I remember the first day my dad removed the training wheels from my bike and launched me down the neighborhood road aimed right at the certain death he maintained was "just the cul-de-sac, son." I ...

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