Born to Be Wild

Left: Christopher Solomon and his sisters; right: senior editor Abe Streep     Photo: Courtesy of Christopher Solomon, Courtesy of Abe Streep

A funny thing started happening around here a few years ago: kids. Colleagues, contributors, athletes—they all started having them. And everybody seemed to be struggling with the same question: How do I raise an active kid while still doing all the stuff I love? So we started asking around. Among other surprising truths, here's what we learned: Hauling two babies on a Third World sojourn isn't (necessarily) insane. There's plenty of adventure to be had in the suburbs. Being forced to run as a child isn't such a terrible thing. Basically, that we should live like we always have—just with more gear.

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