Our childhood experiences can definitely shape us and stick with us, for better of worse. At She Went Wild, we couldn’t agree more on what a positive impact the outdoors can have on children’s cognitive, physical and character development. We’re stoked to have community member, Shinae Lee Walker, relive a significant child memory of Bundjalung National Park in Australia’s Northern New South Wales on the blog…
Zion Lights, author of the book The Ultimate Guide to Green Parenting, is passionate about science communication and her mission is to bring research to life, put the magic back in to science education and give younger generations the best chance at fighting (and adapting to) climate change whilst enjoying and embracing the great outdoors. She shares some of her top tips to get the whole family out enjoying nature with us
Claire is a self claimed hiking-addict, and we bet that before you're done with this read, you'll be too! Keen to get into hiking? Or simply looking for some multi day hiking trip advice? Then this blog is for you! Read on...!
Emma, mama of Jack and Sonny and creative brainds behind Mamalina; a blog, vlog and YouTube Channel aimed at all things motherhood. Emma is passionate about family, travel, yoga, sustainable living and generally enjoying a slow pace of life. Check out Emma's top tips for zero waste parenting.
I think it’s the chance to be a bit wild and feral, grubby and smelling of campfire, salty from a swim and not bothering to shower. The exposure to the weather and so much closer to nature – you’re just out in it and that tent and your snuggly sleeping bag give you just enough comfort to make it just fine. And that’s what I want my kids to take from camping: memories of fun adventures, so maybe one day they will want to take their kids camping too.
Amy Molloy reveals her latest on camping with a little one.
Keen to take your bub out for a few nights in the wild? But not sure how? Worried about their comfort? What should you pack? How will you do it? Amy Molloy has you covered. Read more about her advice on camping with a little one (even in winter) in this article. Get out there!
Lauren Jones: Mama to Morgan and wife to Justin. Lauren is a keen and brave adventuress with a sustainable mindset and love for the outdoors.
Lauren is one to embrace a good challenge and in her own words believes that “self-discovery begins where your comfort zone ends.” Lauren is putting this into action on July 15 as she and her family undertakes a 1,800km trek, unaccompanied through the Australian outback.
Read more about their epic journey in our blog post!
We don't think that Mum's should be celebrated on just on one day of the year, but we know that you'd like to do something special If you're mum, girlfriend or wife has a love for the outdoors, we can assure you that she won't be disappointed with anything on this wish list.
There’s plenty to learn as a kid, but out on the trails, in the bush, by the ocean, in the wonder of the natural world, life lessons are learnt. A landscape where resilience is built, persistence is practiced, relationships are deepened and an appreciation for our environment is easily fostered.
There is a good chance our baby was conceived in a tent in a National Park (actually, it was our friend’s tent – sorry Bruno!) From the offset, my husband and I made a vow to continue living an outdoorsy life. Here are the tips you won’t read about in the baby books…