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Babes in the Woods

Hiking, Camping & Boating with Babies & Young Children

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Babes in the Woods by Jennifer Aist
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CLICK HERE to download the sample chapter "Child Carriers" from Babes In The Woods * Offers a fresh, modern approach to hiking and camping with kids * Tips to make family outdoor trips less work and worry * Addresses concern about "nature deficit disorder" in children There's a lot of information out there about introducing school-age kids to the outdoors, but what about babies and toddlers? Author Jennifer Aist bridges that gap and shares her tried and tested advice for active new parents. Babes in the Woods introduces outdoorsy moms and dads to the joy and vigor of taking babies and toddlers into the woods at a very early age. Well-organized chapters offer functional solutions for appropriate gear, clothing, and food, nature games to play, and tips on potty breaks and sleeping outdoors-but most importantly, Aist explores all the reasons why introducing even the youngest of children to wilderness experiences is healthy, rewarding, and fun. Whether planning a short day hike, a car camping trip, a base camp adventure, or a backpacking excursion, Aist covers every season and climate, while confirming that babies are well-suited for the mountains, the water, and the adventures that lie beyond.

Author Biography

JENNIFER AIST is founder and director of Providence Alaska Medical Center's parenting and childbirth education program, Parenting with Providence. She teaches classes on everything from breastfeeding to backpacking and conducts her signature "Babes in the Woods," "Babes in the Snow," and "Babes on the Water" classes every year. She has also consulted with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game on a preschool outdoor education curriculum. A graduate of the University of California, Davis, she lives in Anchorage, Alaska, with her husband and four children.
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Mountaineers Books
Pages
190
Dimensions
140x181x12
ISBN-13
9781594853432
Product ID
4017203

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