MATERIAL LOVE - PRECIOUS CARGO
Backpacker|Fall 2020
MATERIAL LOVE - PRECIOUS CARGO
How a stroller saved my outdoor sanity.
Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan

WHEN I GOT PREGNANT, my parents warned me, “You won’t be able to do the outdoor activities you love anymore.” Maybe that was true for them in the ‘80s, but they didn’t have a Thule Chariot Cross.

Before we got our Chariot, when my son Sam was 8 months old, life in Missoula was somewhat housebound and isolated. I longed to get back into the wilds again—without the hassle of hiring a sitter or carrying a breast pump—to reconnect with the person I’d been before this Mom role took over my life.

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Fall 2020