Episode 2 – Getting Kids Outdoors with Dixie Mills

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Meet Jessica “Dixie” Mills, of Homemade Wanderlust. An avid hiker and outdoor lover.  Dixie has completed all three long distance through-hikes of the U.S. Join us for this week’s episode where we discuss:

  1. The importance of hiking for kids, and WITH kids
  2. Why screen time can be damaging to kids
  3. What kids learn while outdoors
  4. How to get kids outside when nature isn’t close by
  5. What to do outside in your neighborhood and your home
  6. Life Skills through a business for kids
  7. Finding hikes and hiking with kids
  8. The 10 Essentials for Hiking – bring your phone!
  9. Dogs and hiking
  10. Bugs
  11. Homestead animals

Websites and Resources from this episode:

The Ten Essentials for Hiking – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrhmhBjQPVw
Homemade Wanderlust YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQhqmV26773qZhzqJz4VFcw
Homemade Wanderlust FB Forum/Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1028390340599375/
Homemade Wanderlust Website – https://homemadewanderlust.com/
The Dirt Bag Baby YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxFN9bMAflr7GhWv9X5BJag
The Benefits of Nature Therapy for ADHD Kids – https://thewanderingma.com/the-benefits-of-nature-therapy-for-adhd-kids/
Washington Trails Association (this is my local fave) – https://www.wta.org/
All Trails – https://www.alltrails.com/
Sawyer Squeeze Filter on Amazon – NOT an affiliate link