Babes in the Woods Author : Jennifer Aist Publisher : The Mountaineers Books Total Pages : 176 Release : 2011-03-01 ISBN 10 : 1594853444 ISBN 13 : 9781594853449 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Babes in the Woods Book Description: * Addresses concern about "nature deficit disorder" in children * Offers a fresh, modern approach to hiking and camping with kids * Makes parenting a celebration of the outdoors and a sharing of traditions 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.