7 Tips to Get Your Kids Outside

Have you ever wondered how to get your kids off the couch and into the great outdoors? A mom who hikes with her family offers practical tips and answers to all your questions. 

Do you want your kids to enjoy nature, but don't know how to get them away from their screens?  Do you think you're not outdoorsy enough to plan a hike?

Julie O'Neill and her husband, Cory, hiked the rugged John Muir trail with their two kids. Get her expert advice and practical answers to all your questions, from why outdoor time matters to what to do if the kids complain.

Read Cory's account of their exciting family adventure, as found in the April 2016 edition of Guideposts.

Tags:
View Comments

Slideshow Library

Explore the collection of slideshows and discover inspirational quotes, beautiful photos, and powerful stories of hope.

A mother, father, daughter and son go for a stroll on a sunny autumn day

Inspiring Quotes That Celebrate the Blessings of Family

game night family

11 Fun Activities for Building Stronger Families

Guideposts: Trunk Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Four Ways Volunteer Vacations Build Strong Families

Prayers for Families

Prayers for Families