How my Military Family Found our “Village” Through Hike it Baby

When I met my husband, he was about three years into his career as a U.S. Navy submariner. I grew […]

Support a NonProfit That Creates Community and Connection this #GivingTuesday

A Letter from Hike it Baby Founder, Shanti Hodges I’ll never forget how I felt in October 2013, pulling into […]

Join a hike: Find a family, be a community

I am shifting my gaze between [the woman talking] and my little guy as we lumber down the trail, shuffling […]

Hike it Baby: More Than the Trails, It’s a Community

RyAnn Peverley talks about her journey of finding a community that shares her enthusiasm for the outdoors after her family […]

Taking the classroom outside for the Hike it Baby 30 Challenge

For our first Hike it Baby 30 Challenge, we started with a “no zero days” goal. At the time, the […]

How Nature Mends the Heart When Coping with a Miscarriage

Editor’s Note: This article discusses specific details of a miscarriage and may be triggering for some readers. In December 2016, […]

How to Road Trip HiB-style (even if you don’t hike while on the road)

A Major Move & An Opportunity My family recently undertook an epic road trip – a major undertaking as we […]

My HiB Story: Hiking inspires happiness throughout the work week.

Finding a balance between hiking and working. Like many of you who are reading this, I am a mom. I […]

Your Stories – Alison Frazzetta

Beginning this month we are featuring your stories! Members are sharing their Hike it Baby stories and how being a part […]

It’s Not Just About the Journey

It was cold, it was dark, and it was the evening of November 30th.  2.73 miles–that’s all we needed. Less […]

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 […]

Motivation From My Toddler

Sebastian is an outdoor-loving three-year-old. I take credit for the outdoor-loving part. Ever since I was physically able after his […]

A Year of Challenges and Change

It’s November 1st.  I’ve got a bucket full of Halloween candy and a waning desire to “get healthy”.  You know […]

Do Something Hard

I walked alongside a marathon with my six week old baby on my chest. I admired the runners, and thought […]

10 Life Lessons Learned from Hiking with my Son

As my only child, Neko, goes off to Kindergarten, I think about all the wonderful times together, when it was […]

I Cried on the Trail

Hike it Baby Member Molly Porzel from the Harrisburg branch shares her inspiring story of how getting outside and hiking […]

Embracing the Season of Slowness

Lauryn Koppes is a Hike it Baby Branch Ambassador from the Golden, Colorado branch. She is a mom of two […]

How a Movement Can Help Teach My Son About Life, Love, and the Outdoors

Jenifer Lacey is a Branch Ambassador for Hike it Baby Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Recently, she met Shanti Hodges, the […]

Hiking Helps Heal – Relearning to Walk After a Stroke

Experiencing the joy of witnessing your child’s first steps is a milestone most parents never forget. For Amanda Johnston, she […]

Learning From a “Hike Fail”

Bethany Johnsen is a Hike it Baby Branch Ambassador in Littleton, Colo. She shared a message that she had posted […]