More often than not, hunting is passed down from generation to generation. There are few things more precious than being able to share the things you love with your children, and this is especially true for a timeless tradition like hunting.
With that in mind, if you’re thinking of reasons to take your son or daughter hunting with you this season, here’s why you should go forward with it.
1) Hunting provides quality bonding time with your children. We can always make more money, and jump over the next professional hurdle, but you can never get back time. And time spent with your children is always priceless, and by taking them hunting young, you could very well be starting an annual tradition that provides quality bonding time for both parents and children.
2) Hunting provides life lessons. Hunting teaches youngsters the value of patience, discipline, meticulous planning and taking advantage of opportunities when they present themselves.
3) Hunting is great exercise and gets children outdoors. One common complaint among parents these days is “we can’t get our kids away from their screens.” Screen time has its place, but children still need exercise and fresh air, two things that hunting provides in spades.
4) Hunting teaches children not to waste. Conservation is a huge part of hunting, and learning about Mother Nature and the value of utilizing all the meat and skin from the animals you hunt goes a long way towards helping children become a part of environmental solutions.
Those are just a few of the many reasons why you should take your son and/or daughter hunting. Hunters, why do you like to taking your children out?