The Magic of an Hour in the Woods… by CragMama
It’s amazing what an hour of unstructured time of walking around in the woods can do! My favorite part was seeing his eyes light up at each discovery (and his favorite part was laughing at my efforts to get the centipede into our bug box…). While there’s certainly nothing wrong with playing creatively in your own front yard, there’s something very special about getting out in “the wild.” He may not be able to put it into words, but judging from the smiles and constant jibber-jabber on the way home, I know C felt it too.
ABOUT ERICA: Whether it’s dangling from a rope on a rock face or catching bugs in the backyard with her toddler, chances are you can find Erica outside somewhere. As a sponsored athlete for Trango Climbing Gear and Athleta, Erica seeks to not only promote rock climbing, but also become an inspiration for families wanting to get outside and recreate together. In addition to gear reviews, helpful tips and how-to’s for taking your family into the great outdoors, Erica documents her family’s adventures on her blog, Cragmama.com, an online resource for families and families-to-be.
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