We are quite partial to stories about parents and their kids going hiking. One of our favorites we’ve come across we posted recently here.
We just came across a recent story on Fox News. The article’s author Eileen Ogintz recounts her experiences taking the kids hiking in Colorado.
This isn’t so much a “feel-good” piece as it is some introspection about adventuring out with the kids going hiking and little nuggets of learning to be had.
Well, okay there might be a “feel-good” at the end. As the mother gets caught in a bit of a storm with four more miles still to go.
“Unfortunately, my plan was foiled by all the big rocks that made us take it slowly. Just when we thought we’d passed the hard part, there were more rocks, more creeks, more uphill! “At least four more miles,” one backpacker heading in the other direction said.
Then the thunder started”
We’ll leave you to read it to see what happens