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Rafting the Grand Canyon: the ultimate family adventure? - Telegraph

Rafting the Grand Canyon: the ultimate family adventure? - Telegraph | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
On a breathtaking rafting trip down the Grand Canyon's Colorado River, Martin Fletcher and his crew veered from spine-tingling thrills to soul-stirring stills
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This is what I call BIG time family adventure. Would you? 

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Teen Climber Matt Moniz on Attempting an 8,000-Meter Everest Triple Link Up

Teen Climber Matt Moniz on Attempting an 8,000-Meter Everest Triple Link Up | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Climber Matt Moniz, with his dad Mike, climbed to all the highest points in the 50 states in 43 days, a feat which made him one of our Adventurers of the Year—and our youngest honored Adventurer ever. On April 3 I’m off to Nepal to begin an expedition I’ve been dreaming about most of my…
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They just get younger and younger. Never underestimate kids capabilities. 

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The Extreme Sport of Solo Parenting - Outside Magazine

The Extreme Sport of Solo Parenting - Outside Magazine | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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It makes homecoming, and the adventures we plan together—trekking Nepal, skiing in Austria, and paddling rivers, and climbing peaks throughout the Southwest—even sweeter.
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Loved this piece connecting dots between adventure, parenting, expeditioning and the realities of daily life, together and alone. 

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A childhood of wild freedom

A childhood of wild freedom | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
As a child he roamed the countryside, building camps, fishing – even canoeing on wet, stormy nights. So why does Alex Monroe shudder to think of his children doing the same?
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Enjoyed this piece in the Guardian on changing childhood freedoms, the differing views we can have on this as a child and a parent. And the perpetual challenge of letting go. 

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Promont Outdoors | Land of No Use

Promont Outdoors | Land of No Use | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
I love the wilderness for its many recreational opportunities, but mostly for its solitude and beauty. Whether on skis or on foot, with a bow or a fly rod in hand, the wilderness provides more adventure than a lifetime will allow.
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Toys R Us? Nah, Mother Nature has the best toys..

Go shopping a bit less, go outside a lot more..
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If you saw the recent Toys R Us ad 'nature is boring' ad and it made you fume, you will love this brilliant remix and reposte. 

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The Meek family: survival lessons, then off to school - Telegraph

The Meek family: survival lessons, then off to school - Telegraph | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Tim and Kerry Meek set their children, Amy and Ella, 100 daring challenges. Can couch potato Judith Woods keep up?
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10 Reasons why your kids SHOULD play outdoors - All4Women

10 Reasons why your kids SHOULD play outdoors - All4Women | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The iconic image of the idyllic childhood was spending long summer days playing outside, exploring the world with the neighbourhood kids.

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Bear attack survivor had to eat the dog that saved him

The first words of a hiker who was forced to eat his beloved dog to stay alive in the wilderness were: 'I want to get a new dog.'

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Best family travel destinations for 2014 - Lonely Planet

Best family travel destinations for 2014 - Lonely Planet | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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Travel Effect - The Secret of Smart Kids and Great Families

Travel Effect - The Secret of Smart Kids and Great Families | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Ensure your child's future success while promoting a strong, happier family through the travel effect.
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12 Reasons to Take Your Kids Around the World

12 Reasons to Take Your Kids Around the World | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
My passion now includes speaking to children and adults, alike, on the subject of travel and "volun-tourism." Here's a list of twelve good reasons to hit the road with your kids....
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The strangest playground on Earth - Yahoo!7 News

The strangest playground on Earth - Yahoo!7 News | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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Nature Deficit Disorder amongst Indigenous People

This video is a school project in regards to what I have learned in Indigenous Environmental Studies, along with my own story. Aho, miigwetch for watching.
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Nature Deficit disorder is a theme that interests me personally and as a parent. This video considers whether NDD has a part to play in the experience of Indigineous populations subjected to the forces of colonisation.

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Eight in ten Brits dream of dropping everything and starting a new life

... to balance the day-to-day life and the desire for a new adventure is something we, at SKODA, can relate to. ”This is why we've launched our new Yeti and Yeti Outdoor – one perfect for city living, the other built for adventure.
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Dreaming of escaping? Looking for a new adventure? Well, that's quite normal apparently. 80% of us feel stuck in a rut and crave more excitement in our lives. According Skoda, the answer is a new Skoda, but we know differently don't we??

What have you done lately to inject that little bit more adventure into your life?

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Ten Christmas gifts to get your children outdoors

Ten Christmas gifts to get your children outdoors | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
From stargazing apps to cricket sets and gardening kit, here are some fantastic ways to get your kids out of the house after the Christmas holidays
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Prefab Cocoon Tree is a spherical pod for tree lovers

Prefab Cocoon Tree is a spherical pod for tree lovers | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
This comfortable, versatile and lightweight treehouse is equipped with a custom-made bed, and can be set up in two hours.
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12 Outdoor Activities for Kids

12 Outdoor Activities for Kids | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Three expertys share fun ways to get kids outside and exploring nature as part of the Care.com Interview Series
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Mobile reporting: 15 iPhone apps for journalists | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Mobile reporting: 15 iPhone apps for journalists | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Turn your iPhone into a multimedia reporting tool for less than £20
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Toys 'R' Us messes with Mother Nature: trees vs. toys [+video]

Toys 'R' Us messes with Mother Nature: trees vs. toys [+video] | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Toys "R" Us commercial pokes fun at nature – suggesting toys are more fun. It's a troubling ad setup for a mom who worries about the millions of American children who rarely get outside or have a chance to interact with nature.
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'Junk' play area inspires US guests

'Junk' play area inspires US guests | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
An adventure playground which encourages children to take risks, build and destroy the area is hoping to provide inspiration to visiting US play workers.
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Top tips for first-time family travel - Lonely Planet

Top tips for first-time family travel - Lonely Planet | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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The Best Family Travel Product Ever

The Best Family Travel Product Ever | Family Adventure Lifestyle | Scoop.it
After four years of searching, I have found the single best family travel product in the history of family travel products: Rory’s Story Cubes. Yes, the game/activity is something that can fit in y...
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