Episode 95: Katie Arnold – Raising Adventurous Kids

We are talking about raising adventurous kids in todays episode with Katie Arnold!

Katie is the mother of two girls, an ultra runner and a writer. She won the Leadville 100 in 2018 and her work has been published in Outside, her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Men’s JournalESPN the MagazineMarie ClaireRunner’s WorldElle, and Sunset, among others.

She created and launched the popular Raising Rippers column, about bringing up adventurous kids. Her family can be found adventuring up mountains and down rivers and I wanted to hear her tips and ideas for how to pursue a lifestyle like this with your kids.

Katie is also an author and her first book, a memoir; Running Home is now available in paperback- make sure you check it out at your local bookstore and it’s also available on audible narrated by Katie.

Let’s get to hearing all about raising adventurous kids now!

What we talked about:

3:35- Introduction to Katie Arnold and her family

5:25- Her thoughts on “balance” in her life

9:20- Katie’s upbringing and how that is a part of who she is today and how she parents

14:00- Katie’s thoughts on technology for her kids

24:15- How her outdoor adventures help to instill curiosity in her kids

28:40- The importance of learning with your kids

31:40- How to bring your kids on outdoor adventures and ways to handle their complaining

39:10- How her parenting has evolved and changed as her kids have gotten older 

54:10- End of podcast questions

Show Notes: 

Katie’s Website

The Social Dilemma

Kids Books Suggestion:

The Fudge Series

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