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The Barefoot Dilemma

June 26, 2016

“Let them go barefoot” all the adults say. That’s their memory of childhood summers, running barefoot all summer.  They didn’t grow up in Toronto like I did.  Sure we ran through the sprinkler barefoot, on our own front lawn.  But we didn’t go barefoot in Toronto parks.  The fear of syringes or broken glass made […]

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The Environmental Fireplace is a Campfire in a Box

January 19, 2016

After naming the blog campfires and kids the the first piece of gear we purchased was related to campfires. When Dwane worked for Nahanni River Expeditions they took fire boxes on their canoe and rafting trips.  He remembers them as really easy to use, while creating really good heat for cooking and warmth and providing […]

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Buying kids clothes for our rainy winters

January 19, 2016

The January when my daughter was 6 months old I took her up to Whistler for a long weekend.  Two things stick out in my memory from that trip.  The first was taking Molly snowshoeing on a trail between Whistler & Pemberton.  The trail around a lake had always seemed short, but in the deep […]

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What gear do we need to take our kids camping comfortably?

January 19, 2016

Pre-kids we did a lot of camping. When Dwane was guiding he would Our sleep in a tent more nights than in a bed during a year.  When we met we had two of everything, two tents, stoves, etc.  Now it feels like we don’t have the gear we need in order to take our […]

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