Having kids changes your life in so many obvious ways. That’s as obvious to those without kids as those of us with. For people without kids, this sometimes means your life ends. All the things you did in your previous life are dead and gone, you might as well resign yourself to a life of purple dinosaurs and poopy diapers, and sell off all your fun gear.
It’s not true, and while an afternoon hike with the family is a bit mild for Kari and I, I’m really glad to that the boy likes being outside, likes walking, and likes poking a stick at things along the trail.