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Motherload takes a closer look at an underexplored niche of alternative living on two wheels

The fine line between holding on and letting go

Or how running and meditating both led one woman to the same unexpected place

In the wake of a bizarre physical attack and the death of her father, Katie Arnold felt paralyzed by the anxieties of parenthood and being a woman alone in the wilderness. She got through it the same way she’d always done, by lacing up and hitting the trail. An exclusive excerpt from her new memoir, Running Home.

A playlist that both parents and children can enjoy.

I learned the hard way that lying to your kids backfires

The freedom to move and play outside inspires creativity and improved brain function

We have 22 years until we're in a significant global crisis. Show your kids how to implement these simple planet-friendly household changes now.

A new book by Kim Brooks confronts parents' responsibility to assess risk on behalf of our kids

The best way to raise capable kids is to fuel their love of games—and stop forcing them to compete against each other

Hand-picked by Kate Siber, author of the new children's book 'National Parks of the USA'

Brewer, entrepreneur, and ultrarunner Caitlin Landesberg on balancing being an entrepreneur with parenthood

Shanti Hodges has written a new book to help motivate families to get on the trail—and find the one that's perfect for them

It was a great adventure base camp even before the state agreed to cough up $10K for anyone willing to move there

'You Are Mighty' lays out ground rules for getting your kid to help change the world

We get strapped with more than just the logistics

And what parents can do to change that

On the slope and off, there's plenty to do

Is it a shame we need them? Yes. But it's the only way to protect parents who want their kids to grow up independent and brave.

There's no reason smaller feet should equal smaller ambition

It's not about training regimens or dietary dogma—it's about community

The new strategy promises to raise resilient, confident kids—exactly the skills needed to make great outdoorspeople

A new ad campaign from two major nonprofits aims to break children free from their dependence

From rafting whitewater to glamping among the sheep, these adventures will keep everyone happy

Want them to love the sport? Start slow.

Nine tips gleaned from the Swedish parenting playbook

Give them something that will inspire a lifetime of adventure

Bobby Kennedy Jr. has spent a lifetime protecting rivers, an ethos born on childhood expeditions

With its new Walls Are Meant for Climbing program, the company hopes to make climbing accessible for everyone of all ages and abilities

Tip: It helps to build your toddler a mini climbing wall so he can boulder with you

Talking to the Longnecker family about life on the road

Of course I want my daughters to be kind—but that doesn't mean they can't stand up for themselves

The classic design hasn't changed much because it doesn't need to—it's darn near perfect

Our correspondent heads to Bears Ears National Monument to find out

The newest version is well-designed, flattering, and dries within 20 minutes. Get a few pairs for the whole family, and you won't need to think about your summer adventure outfit ever again.

The teenage phenom on reaching the summit and knowing when to give up

Talking with the founders of Luvmother about how to start your own kid-related outdoor business

Whether it's skiing or mountain biking or camping, these guidelines will make sure you and your child get to enjoy a lifetime of adventure together

Spend enough time in the backcountry and you're bound to have a scare, as our writer recently discovered. Here's how to teach kids what to do when that happens.

Better learn Lanie Szuch's name, because you're about to start hearing it—a lot

One company's plan to give adolescent girls bras to help prevent them from dropping out of the outdoor world

Seven camps working to expand access to the places we love most

Want to make the strongest memories? Don’t touch the camera.

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