Hiking with your baby is easier than you might think. Oh sure, you’ll need to be prepared just like when you go practically anywhere, but the exercise and fresh air are a little bit magical.
Fellow East Bay mom, Dana, reminds us to take the Treehuggers In Training Oath, centered around three “B”s: beverages, blankets and bumcover disposal methods when hitting the hiking trails:
- I promise to pack beverages – Milk for me [the babe], in whatever form I prefer, and water for mom
- I promise to never leave the house with out the blanket- on which to sit, with which to cover, and to share
- I promise to be responsible with my bumcover- Tree Huggers always pack out what they packed in. A ziploc is your friend.
I’m not gonna lie to you. After During my baby’s first hike into the woods, he had a poo’splosion so massive, it required a full change of clothes. Ahh, but those memories are priceless.
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