Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails on the North Shore

I’m a big fan of Jessica from North Shore Mama – both as a fabulous person and an awesome fellow blogger, so I was thrilled when she asked me to write a guest post for her blog!

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After reading a recent article in the Vancouver Sun about a child plummeting down a mountainside on a hiking trip with his parents, many NorthShoreresidents may be second-guessing their desire to trek up the trails with their little ones.
I’ve always loved hiking – it’s the only physical activity that I can enjoy without it feeling like gruelling exercise – so I feel fortunate to live in North Vancouver where we’re blessed with so many great hiking destinations.

 

While some spots may be more geared towards the hard-core, avid hikers (Grouse Grinders, I envy your passion and determination), we are also graced with a plethora of trails that are scenic, family-friendly, and a great way to keep the kids (and parents) active in an outdoor setting. Here’s a list of my top 5 favourite (suitable for under 5’s) hiking spots on the NorthShore…

Myth Busters – The Truth About Boys


One my favourite blog mamas, Amanda of Lilahbility, has just welcomed into the world a brand new, handsome baby boy. When she asked me if I would do a guest post for her, I was honoured, and thought this would be the perfect time to fill her in on the changes she might face as a newbie to the wild and wonderful world of “boy”.

I too had a girl first, and was nervous about the changes that might come with having a boy. I had lived my first 3 years as a mama to a little creature from Venus, and had no idea what to expect from a critter from Mars.

Come on over to Amanda’s space for my LIST OF 10 THINGS I HAVE DISCOVERED ABOUT HAVING A BOY, and don’t forget to give this amazing new mama of two a little comment love!