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Why Do We Teach Girls That It’s Cute to Be Scared?

Why Do We Teach Girls That It’s Cute to Be Scared? | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Stop telling your daughters to be careful all the time. Let them face their fears.
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From Outdoor Adventurer to Parent: 5 Most Popular Posts About Transition

From Outdoor Adventurer to Parent: 5 Most Popular Posts About Transition | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
I have been blogging here on adventurousparents.com since May 2012. Interestingly, I didn't become a parent until 10 months later, and I started this website before I even got pregnant.
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Great selection of posts that any parent to be or new parent with an adventurous spirit will find helpful.

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The Overprotected Kid

The Overprotected Kid | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.
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Stand out article! Just read it.. 

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Moms on the Rock | Out There Monthly

Moms on the Rock | Out There Monthly | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Climbing, biking, skiing, and camping with my six year old have been some of the most rewarding outdoor adventure experiences of my life. Albeit questionable parenting, it has kept me current on snake-bite first-aid, bear ...
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Great piece of chick lit - go girls, take the kids and scare the boys. 

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Let Sleeping Babies Lie - Chilly Temps Build Tough Nordic Tots

Let Sleeping Babies Lie - Chilly Temps Build Tough Nordic Tots | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Scandinavia, as much of the East Coast and Northern Europe, has experienced an especially cold and snow-filled winter.
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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddleboarding | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Stand up paddleboarding is an active and fun family adventure. Lakes, oceans, bays, creeks - just add paddle board for great family fun!
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The Kid Question: How An Adventurer Decides to Become a Parent

I just spent the week at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, the annual gathering of adventurers, adrenaline junkies, mountain artists and authors up at The Banff Centre.
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21 Inspiring and Outdoorsy Parents You Should Meet: Their Blogs, Tips and More

21 Inspiring and Outdoorsy Parents You Should Meet: Their Blogs, Tips and More | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
They say it takes a village to raise a child. I say: even better if that village shares your interests and some of your philosophy on child-rearing.
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Taking Risks Outdoors as Parents: Part 3

Taking Risks Outdoors as Parents: Part 3 | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Here’s the scenario I left you with in Part 2 of this series: Back in August my husband went on his first big trip since we had our daughter – an ascent of Mt. Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
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Taking Risks Outdoors as Parents: Part 2

Taking Risks Outdoors as Parents: Part 2 | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Parenthood has this way of turning you inside-out, of exposing you to emotions you never thought possible, of calling you to the most vulnerable place you’ve ever been.
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Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves | MIT Technology Review

Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves | MIT Technology Review | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
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Do kids need teachers, schools and the like? Or can tech alone do the job?  Interesting experiments in seeing just how tech alone can facilitate powerful and important learning, even without the instruction manual! 

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One Parent, Two Kids, 1,500 Miles

One Parent, Two Kids, 1,500 Miles | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
While her husband's on assignment in Africa, Amy Ragsdale take their kids on a road-trip.
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Just because you are on your own, it doesn't mean you have to stay at home! 

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Adventures in Pregnancy | Bring The Kids

Adventures in Pregnancy | Bring The Kids | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
We're calling it “Adventures in Pregnancy: Proving your outdoor adventures don't end when you get pregnant” and it's going to be fantastic! So for the next little while, you can expect lots of tips and tricks that will help you have ...
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A good discussion to have. We wrote a little about this after a cycle touring pregnancy adventure: http://www.familyonabike.org/stories/Adventurous%20Pregnancy/Adventurouspregnancy.htm ;

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Powder Struggle - Outside Magazine

Powder Struggle - Outside Magazine | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Powder Struggle
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Adventure parenting means trading off on outdoor time, taking turns, making deals. But only in winter are outdoor activities so dependent on weather.
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Don't know how to react to this one...

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Meek family Tim, Kerry, Amy and Ella ditch TV for 100 outdoor activities - Herald Sun

Meek family Tim, Kerry, Amy and Ella ditch TV for 100 outdoor activities - Herald Sun | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Meek family Tim, Kerry, Amy and Ella ditch TV for 100 outdoor activities
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A CHALLENGE to their children to get outside and stop watching TV has led a family of four to complete 100 adventures in the past year.
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Eye of the Beholder: How My Daughter Inspired a Film that Went “Viral”

Eye of the Beholder: How My Daughter Inspired a Film that Went “Viral” | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
I have always been careful how I used the term "viral" when it comes to social media, but my colleagues and I were pleasantly surprised when one of our recent films, Eye of the Beholder, was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick, got 280,000 views (and...
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10 Tips for Camping with a Baby

10 Tips for Camping with a Baby | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
If you're a new parent, the thought of taking your baby camping might seem pretty far-fetched. But if it's something you love to do you may be tempted to give it a shot. Break them in early, right?...
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The Story of How a Foster Dad and Daughter Hiked 52 Peaks Together

The Story of How a Foster Dad and Daughter Hiked 52 Peaks Together | Adventure Parenting | Scoop.it
Most of us, I suspect, made a choice to raise children.
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The Transition to Parenthood: 5 Things I Didn’t Consider

There are things I just couldn’t have anticipated in becoming a new parent, or that no one told me could have an impact on my ability to take my baby on little adventures outdoors (let alone clean my kitchen, cut my toenails or get work contracts...
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