It can be as small as trying a new food or as big as starring in the school play; helping our kids feel the thrill of adventure doesn’t have to mean putting them at risk or forcing an indoor-loving kid outside. In Episode 213 Meagan and Sarah talk about why creating a family culture around adventure is important to us AND tackle some of the obstacles to living a life of adventure when you have small children, including nudging anxious kids out of their shells and getting over our own hangups in the process. Join us!
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Links we mentioned (or should have) in Episode 213:
- Listen to our More Than Mom episode on adventure
- Meagan mentioned two movies about stories of adventure that are good to watch with kids; Big Fish and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
- We mentioned our episodes on helicopter parenting, Episode 194 and Episode 195
- Sarah referenced the book The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey (affiliate link)
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