Archive for April, 2007

backpack child carrier and hydration system

April 30, 2007

Snugli Cross Terrain child carrier I chose this product for my first gear review because I’ve used it SO much and highly recommend it. I have carried Sam on hikes in the Snugli Cross Terrain carrier for over two years now. When he hit about 20 pounds, it was time to carry him on my […]

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the environment as curriculum

April 24, 2007

This is not a new idea – the environment as an integrating context (EIC) for learning is a model developed by SEER and has been implemented across the country in select schools. I propose that this model is applicable to kids of preschool age, and is how Sam and I have approached opportunities for learning […]

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Pillbox reverse traverse

April 23, 2007

This hike in Lanikai is heavily traveled from the usual trailhead by the Mid Pacific Country club on Kaelepulu Dr. Today we did the trail in reverse, starting at the south end of the Lanikai loop and coming back to the golf course trailhead. It was good to get that long walk on the road […]

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April 20, 2007

This campground is widely recommended by locals as a place to go for quiet, family camping. I would have to agree based on the research I’ve done so far. We camped for two nights this week and scouted out the best campsites for shelter from wind and sun. It was quiet, and we appreciated being […]

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hike planned

April 18, 2007

Sam and I are planning a hike up the Pillbox trail in Lanikai. It will be a full traverse, starting from the south end of Lanikai. Sign up here if you want to meet up with us!

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