How babywearing benefits you and your child

In honor of International Babywearing Week (October 1-7), I wanted to share my own babywearing experience along with some evidence-based […]

Fall Into Some Good Books

Fall is here! Crisp temperatures, apples and pumpkins, hayrides, corn mazes and more! After a fall-filled day of fun, cuddle […]

Making the Most Out of Apple Picking

Pumpkin spice seems to be taking over the aisles of our grocery stores, but before you start indulging in that […]

Back-to-School Book Reviews

Back-to-school time is upon us! Whether you’re sending your child off to school for the first time, or you’re a […]

The Art of the Long Road Trip with Kids Under 5

Hike it Baby Founder and Ambassador Shanti Hodges goes on a book tour with family and friends, exploring hikes from […]

10 Ways to enjoy the last days of summer

Are you looking at the back end of summer and wondering where it all went? Well, there’s still time! Whether […]

Ways to pack snacks and food on road trips

For many families, summer is synonymous with road trips. Regardless of the total miles of pavement, one of the many […]

Indoor Activities When It’s Too Hot to Get Outside

I live in the Pacific Northwest, where summer is a long-awaited, highly anticipated three months of gloriously dry and sunny […]

One-Stop Book Review Blog

Our members have shared many books about nature with us. We thought it would be helpful to compile one comprehensive […]

Tales from Sky Baby: Road Trip Tips

Hike it Baby is excited to share this piece from the perspective of one of our toddler members. Sky’s mom […]

Fuel your road trip with music

Summer is here and that means one thing for many families: road trip! If you’re planning to spend hours on […]

Hiking and Yoga: Nature-Inspired for the Whole Family

After researching how practicing yoga can benefit hikers, I was curious about how families can benefit from practicing yoga together […]

June Book Reviews

Summer is here, which means travel and vacation season is upon us! While beaches and resorts may scream summer vacation, […]

6 Free Travel Apps to Help Plan Your Next Family Road Trip

Summertime is here, which means one thing (at least to a former teacher): summer vacation! While we tend to plan […]

Hiking and Yoga – How Practicing Yoga Can Benefit Hikers

Recently, I’ve started to notice that my body doesn’t quite recover as quickly as it used to after a long […]

Dig in the Dirt with These 6 Gardening Books for Kids

Spring brings new life all around, and there are plenty of books you can read to help get some ideas […]

Spring in the Garden – Activity Ideas for Kids

Whether it’s a window box or a large backyard plot, planting a garden with your kids is a wonderful way […]

Earth Day Book Reviews

Earth Day, celebrated each year on April 22, has been around since 1970. While we tend to think about recycling, […]

What Are You Reading? Check Out Our March Book Reviews!

When the temps are cold outside, it’s a great time to curl up with a good book, and our Hike […]

Easy Camping Meals for Kids

In this article, Hike it Baby Branch Ambassador and photographer, Melissa, shares her tips and recipes for easy camping meals […]

Hiking with older kids: How to continue the adventures

It happens to all of us eventually. We head out for a hike and suddenly realize while on trail as […]

What Are You Reading? Check Out Our February Book Reviews!

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

Hiking-inspired Valentine’s Day Craft

In this day and age of over-processed everything, I struggle to find Valentine options that don’t create sugar-rushed kids, trash […]

Exploring the Senses with a Winter Scavenger Hunt

Candy hearts notwithstanding, February offers plenty of opportunities for family fun! And, depending on where you live and hike the most, […]

3 Easy bird feeders to make this winter

Are your kids getting restless while stuck indoors this winter with these record cold temperatures? It’s too cold to go […]

What are you reading? Check our January book reviews!

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

Managing Parental Fears: Helicopter parent vs. Free and wild

My family and I spend a lot of time outside. It has been this way since I met my husband. […]

Book Review: Adventure Day with Dineo Dowd

Recreating memories from the trail Have you ever taken a hike that changed your thinking, your attitude or perhaps even […]

4 Easy Winter Crafts for Kids

Winter’s cold temps tend to keep people indoors for the warmth of the fireplace, but despite that, this time of […]

4 Fall Crafts You Can Make Using Leaves

If you’re lucky enough to live in a region that sees shifts in the four seasons, you know that fall […]

What Are You Reading? Check Out the Latest Book Reviews!

Have you been reading any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read […]

Camp Songs: How to Create Lasting Memories With Your Kids

We rushed our after-dinner cleanup to catch the evening ranger program scheduled in the national park campground we were camping […]

What are you reading? Book Reviews

Have you been reading any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read […]

Easy Meal Planning to Get Your Family Hiking this Month

One of the biggest challenges I face during a Hike it Baby 30 challenge is not the miles, but rather […]

What are you reading? Children’s book reviews

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

What are you reading? Children’s book reviews

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

Mother’s Day: 8 Gifts to Encourage, Uplift and Inspire Outdoorsy Moms

This year for Mother’s Day, we wanted to take it in a different direction. Last year we seamlessly provided sentiment […]

What are you reading? Children’s book reviews

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

What are you reading? Children’s book reviews

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

What are you reading? Book reviews

Have you read a good book lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

Thankful for You Prizes! Hike it Baby’s 13 Days of Giving – 2016

Hike it Baby is so thankful for all of the past year’s Hike Hosts who volunteered their time to bring […]

More Gratitude and a Top Ten List

Not unlike hiking, there is a lot of science that talks about the importance of gratitude in our lives. Being […]

Let Us Be Grateful: Hiking and Gratitude Can Change the World

When I joined Hike it Baby, I was joining to get outside more, make healthier habits, possibly meet new people […]

What are you reading? Children’s book reviews

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

You Know You Are a HiB Hiker When…

Every month we like to share those moments when you think, “You Know You Are a Hike it Baby Hiker […]

A Thankful Tree

Looking for a way to infuse a little more gratitude into your family as we approach Thanksgiving this year?  There […]

What are you reading? Book reviews

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

You Know You are a HiB Hiker When…

Every month we like to share those moments when you think, “You Know You Are a Hike it Baby Hiker […]

Tales From Sky Baby: Camping Fun

Momma has taken me on four camping trips this summer and I will admit: I LOVE IT. Camping is the […]

What Are You Reading? Children’s Book Reviews

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

You Know You Are a HiB Hiker When…

Every month we like to share those moments when you think, “You Know You Are a Hike it Baby Hiker […]

New From Onya! Comparing New Onya Pure to Onya Outback.

Our friends at Onya have a new carrier out and we love it! The Onya Pure is a great carrier […]

Fun With Foil – Camping Meal Ideas

Looking for a way to simplify dinner at the campsite, minimize dish cleanup, or want to try something new?  Then […]

What Are You Reading? Book Reviews

Hike it Baby members love to spend time outdoors but also love to read about nature! These book reviews are […]

You Know You Are a HiB Hiker When…

Every month we like to share those moments when you think, “You Know You Are a Hike it Baby Hiker […]

Rockin’ the Nature Craft: Behold the Painted Rock

Have you ever wondered what to do with all of the stones and rocks your toddler piles into his or […]

What Are You Reading?

Have you read any good books lately? We like to share reviews on books that our members have read that […]

10 Children’s Picture Books to Jump-Start Themed Hikes with Kids

Emily Grosvenor shared 10  children’s picture books that make great reads before a hike! Choose the adventure and take it […]

Capture Your Adventure! Make Your Own Nature Journal.

“A notebook is the single most important piece of equipment a naturalist takes into the field.” —From the preface to […]

You Know You Are a HiB Hiker When…

Every month we like to share those moments when you think, “You Know You Are a Hike it Baby Hiker […]