Episode 79 Hike It Baby with Shanti Hodges
Shanti Hodges is the founder of Hike It Baby, an organization that was built to encourage and invite young families to hike in the outdoors. On this episode, we dive into the origins of Hike It Baby, what it is, who it serves, and how it helps parents with young kids.
Even if you don’t have kids, this episode with motivate you, but if you do, this one is not something you’ll want to miss!
Emory R. Wanger
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The backstory of Hike It Baby
The benefits of being outside with your child
Origins of Hike It Baby and why it was started
Organizing the organization
What it’s like hiking with Hike It Baby
The impact of Hike It Baby
Common personal barriers to hiking
The support structure
Goal setting and expectations
The power of community
Learning to hike with your kids
How to motivate your kids on trail
Expert advice for avoiding bad situations
Planning ahead of time
Tips and tricks
The future of Hike It Baby
The age range included
How to followup with Hike It Baby