Sunday, October 9, 2011

Reason No. 1 to hike with kids: Bonding

This is the main reason to take your kids hiking: to spend quality time with your children.

The trail marks a place where you can grow closer together, where unhindered by the distractions of mobile phone texts, emails and the next television program we can talk with one another, where you can revel together in discovery.

Hiking with young children can lead to a family tradition, experiences that later in life both parent and full-grown child will reminisce fondly about.

Read more about day hiking with children in my guidebook Hikes with Tykes.