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Paddling with kids

Canoe trip through the Southern Gulf Islands

May 28, 2016

The weather forecast said it was going to be nice so I put an “out of office” notification on my email and we took off for a 5 day canoe trip in the Southern Gulf Islands. It was our first time camping with the kids besides setting up the tent in the yard a couple […]

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Packing Toys for a Canoe Trip

May 25, 2016

We recently took a 5 day canoe trip to prepare and plan for our 50 day canoe trip this summer. One of my packing questions was what toys to bring for the kids? Do we bring new toys that they haven’t grown bored of yet, but which are untested?  Or do we bring the well […]

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Day Paddle to Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park

March 28, 2016

We are planning on canoeing 1,000 km this summer with our kids. We’ve been talking about it for months now.  We are committed to the plan, but when I heard my husband telling a friend today, out loud, it seemed a little farfetched.  The friend was skeptical.  “That’s ambitious” he said. We have two training […]

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Day Paddle to Russell Island, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

February 9, 2016

Russell Island is a small island at the mouth of Salt Spring’s Fulford Harbour.   We chose Russell Island as the destination for our first ocean paddle with the kids because the island itself is only half a kilometers off Salt Spring Island and does not involve crossing the path of a ferry . The island […]

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Our first paddle with the kids and they ate it up!

February 1, 2016

We took the kids out paddling for the first time on January 31st.  In truth we enjoyed telling our relatives in Ontario that we were going out canoeing in January.  We have to have some consolation for suffering through all this rain!  But we were also excited to get out in our new canoe. We […]

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Our Wild Children

January 13, 2016

This blog is about taking our kids outside, on hikes, paddling, beachcombing & into the wilderness.  Our hope is to inspire and educate others to allow them to do the same.  We would like to build a community of like-minded families.  We intend to get the most from these experience by living in the moment while we are out […]

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