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Alyssa Walker

Alyssa Walker
Alyssa Walker is a freelance writer and editor, parent, and educator. She’s interested in intersections: education, equity, the environment, technology, and politics. She loves to read, write, drink coffee, and play with her kids. She lives in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. (NOLS Alaska ‘05)
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5 Ways Expedition Behavior Helps You Raise Kids

By Alyssa Walker on 5/3/18 8:27 AM


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The most miserable and telling moment on my monthlong NOLS Alaska Outdoor Educator Course 13 years ago—descending a steep talus slope—taught me the value and beauty of expedition behavior, or EB. It also prepared me for an even bigger life adventure: parenthood.

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Topics: Family, Live the Dream, expedition behavior, Alaska