Today on the Blogger Network, the Armchair Mountaineer tackles a subject foremost on the minds of many outdoor parents – how to get their kids outdoors
Thomas Smallwood’s blog, Armchair Mountaineer, covers a diverse range of outdoor activities from mountaineering to walking and everything in between. He also regularly blogs about mountain literature and writing, and has extensive experience of overseas trekking.
In his latest post, he takes the reader through seven simple guidelines that have helped him introduce his daughter to the great outdoors.
I think it is important to associate the outdoors with freedom; paddling in the river on a warm day, stripping off and jumping in a lake, splashing with shoes in a stream to cool down. These are all elements that make for an exciting time. Letting your kids get plastered in mud or soaking wet can be a positive thing!
Read the full post here.