5 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Your Boat Trip


Boating is one of my top favorite hobbies. The sun and surf are always gorgeous, and the time I spend with friends and family on the water is priceless. When my kids grew old enough to join us on the lake, I expected them to inherit a similar passion for watery fun — but to my surprise, one was utterly uninterested while the other was terrified of the loud motor, chopping waves, and distant shoreline. However, with a smart strategy (and ample patience) I was able to turn their frowns upside down. Here are five ways I got my kids to fall in love with boating.