Katie Arnold (@raisingrippers) is a freelance journalist and editor who writes Raising Rippers for Outside online. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her husband, two young daughters, and puppy Pete.
Trauma from gun violence in schools could be alleviated with some simple one-on-one time with nature.
A family of backcountry maximalists learns to love going fast and light.
James Lawrence, aka the Iron Cowboy, ran 50 Ironman triathlons in 50 days this summer. He did it all with his five young children in tow.
Skimo adventurer Hilaree O’Neill hiked to the base of Makalu, the world’s fifth highest peak, with her two young sons in tow.
It depends who you ask.
Children are eating between meals more than ever, but is that a good thing?
“Blue zones” where entire communities live longer, better lives aren't just for grownups. Here’s how you can craft them in your own neighborhood.
We’re getting deeper into summer and you’ve probably asked yourself, where can we take a true family-friendly adventure? It’s a question I get from readers a lot this time of year, and I’ve come up...
Athletic training and parenthood aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, when done right, they go hand in hand.
An interview with the parent-stars of the new television show “Big Crazy Family Adventure” about how to roam with children without going insane.
With the start of summer came an unending chorus of requests for screen time from my kids. Unsure how to respond, I checked in with Dr. Scott Sampson, chief curator at the Denver Museum of Nature...
The Meitiv case has spawned a frenzied, widespread showdown between proponents of the "free-range parenting" movement, which encourages independence in children and allows them the sorts of liberties...
A piece written in response to "The Childless Life," an article that ran in the New York Times. Writer Katie Arnold respects the decisions of those who opted not to have children, but shares how she...
Instruction in the art of mindfulness is emerging in grade schools around the country to help children relax, focus, and help others.
The upcoming picture book ‘The Boy Who Spoke to Earth’ is a welcome counterweight to our kids’ plugged-in lives.