Babies in the Elements

Little ones love recreation with their parents, and love playing in the snow. But a baby can also be a burden on a winter outing, and keeping them safe and warm is any parent’s biggest concern. Join us for a talk on babies in the elements – we’ve got two parents in the studio who are experts on keeping kids safe and happy in the outdoors.

Listen now:

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Backcountry mom Jennifer Aist finds a an alternative use for fleece mittens on a cold winter day.

HOST: Charles Wohlforth


  • Dr. Susan Beesley, pediatrician and outdoorsy mom extraordinaire
  • Jennifer Aist, author, “Babes in the Woods”
  • Bretwood Higman and Erin McKittrick, Ground Truth Trekking tell us about their two-month trip over the Malaspina Glacier during the midbreak


BROADCAST: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, October 23, 2014, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. AKDT

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One seriously happy kid having a killer time on the mountain. Photo by Dr. Susan Beesley.


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