One of the wonderful things about New Zealand is that children are permitted to participate in almost any type of adventure, which meant that Holden and Gray (aged 5 and 18 months) were able to join us in getting a once in a lifetime bird's eye view and scenic tour of the Marlborough Sounds with Coast to Coast Helicopters.
What should we do? Where should we go? What should we bring? How far is the drive? What will we do when we get there? Will the kids have fun? Will I have fun? What if something unexpected comes up? What if I forget something? Can I handle it? These are the questions that can stop parents from adventuring with their children. The fear of the unknown and the fear of failure are the biggest barrier for parents getting out and adventuring with kids, but here are 7 tricks to overcoming your fear of adventuring with kids!
When you have children (and even when you don’t), traveling somewhere new isn’t always possible and it’s easy to find yourself feeling “stuck” doing the same things with your children again and again. Finding new adventures or activities in your hometown isn’t always easy, but if you start looking, I promise you will begin to look at your own city in a brand new way.
Tips and tricks on how to have successful outings and adventures with kids (babies, toddlers, and preschoolers)