Kate is a writer, mother, and adventurer with expertise in the fields of education and experiential learning. Formerly a teacher, Kate has covered parenting and education topics broadly for brands such as Mother.ly, Outdoor Families Magazine, and Generation Mindful. Kate holds a master’s degree in education and a captain’s license through the U.S. Coast Guard. When she’s not writing, she can be found hiking, skiing, or sailing with her husband and two sons.
By Kate Sundquist - 04/21/2020 - 11 minute read
My kids are used to roaming the nearby streets. They are used to finding friends and wildly running through the common spaces of our neighborhood. …
By Kate Sundquist - 03/18/2020 - 2 minute read
Charles Darwin, Lewis and Clark, and Anne Frank—these are just a few of the numerous famous figures who have recorded important moments in history through …
By Kate Sundquist - 02/26/2020 - 10 minute read
When our kids get hurt, our instinct is to shelter them so that it won’t happen again. But are there other ways to safeguard kids against injury? The research says there are, and they’re easier than we thought.
By Kate Sundquist - 01/02/2020 - 10 minute read
This is probably a phrase you say on a regular basis without even realizing it, but it doesn't support raising confident kids. Are you guilty?
By Kate Sundquist - 12/19/2019 - 10 minute read
When you learn to dress for the weather, you can go outside any time of the year. Learn how this mom has been going outside every day for 3+ years!
By Kate Sundquist - 12/09/2019 - 10 minute read
This mom has seen recess shrink at her son's school, and she believes movements breaks should never be a substitution for recess.