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!

 

 

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Show Notes

  • Introductions

  • 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

 

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