Wild Family – The Feature Film

The Wild Family film is a feature-length documentary about a family on a hero’s journey. In the story, the parents of three preschoolers travel across the U.S.A., finding new ways to grow together, through in-depth interviews and outdoor adventures with 40 families. The movie is available now on DVD and instant viewing through Amazon.com.

  Wild Family TV – The Show

The Wild Family TV show celebrates the child in all of us. This series reveals a variety of parenting styles, healthy recipes, and tips for a fun family life, with original videos that appeal to all ages. Each month, we issue a new 20-minute episode with themes ranging from creative expression to outdoor education.

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Enjoying Our New Love Seat - Wild Family Photo

“The Attitude of Gratitude” – Wild Family TV Show #11

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“The Attitude of Gratitude” is the eleventh Wild Family TV show. Here, we focus on the many blessings of family life. We start with a fireside conversation at Standing Rock, featuring a woman with indigenous ancestry, expressing appreciation for her “greater family.” Two adoptive parents speak about the gift that is their adopted child. Our sweet sister, Melissa Gail Klein, shares a gorgeous banjo song at a backyard book reading event. And Kat shares her recipe for make-it-your-own granola in Kat’s Kitchen.

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Standing Rock Tipi at Sunrise - photo and video by Wild Family

Standing in Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux

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Family members of all ages and ethnicities belong to the Standing Rock Movement, sharing meals, sharing fires, and sharing prayers. As of mid-November, thousands of water protectors gather as a singular “Greater Family” on the campgrounds surrounding the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

  Standing in Solidarity [Film Preview]

-A Short Film Exploring What it Means to Stand with Standing Rock

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A little girl in a pink jacket sits on her mother’s shoulders. Together, they march with 1000 relatives to create a massive Medicine Wheel visible from the heights. This is the kind of peaceful and prayerful warrior that is the focus of our story and film: “Standing in Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux.”

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Wild Family Laughter Yoga in Austin, Texas

“Laughter Medicine” – Wild Family TV Show #10

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“Laughter Medicine” is the tenth Wild Family TV show. Here, we demonstrate a family laughter yoga session, led by a certified laughter yoga facilitator. Also, as we begin to approach the completion of our show’s first season, we look back on the comedy we’ve caught on camera. Memorable scenes include spills, stories, and all the audacity of kids being kids.

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Wild Family Portrait of Wyoming Wildlife

“Saturday Dadderday” – Wild Family TV Show #9

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“Saturday Dadderday” is the ninth Wild Family TV show. This episode celebrates fatherhood, with four rad daddies revealing the vital roles of a father figure. Dads honor dads. Boys become men. And we all remember the child within.

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Origami Jumping Frogs - paper frog demonstration

“Back To School Special” – Wild Family TV Show #8

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In this episode, you’ll learn how to prepare spirulina praline cookies—a raw superfoods dessert. Show your kids how to fold origami jumping frogs. See video interviews with the directors of three outstanding schools, plus interviews with parents, students, and an expert on alternative schooling options.

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Wild Family mom and kids at home

When Life With Littles Gets Totally Gross

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In the past 5 months our family has dealt with: pinworms, lice, maggots, ant-infestation, and cloth diaper blow-outs, to name a few.

Most of the time. A lot of the time, our life with little people is magical, mysterious, challenging yes, but still full of enough wonder to keep our spirits high. And then there are times when the material-ness of life hits us full force. Like in-your-face gross. I have to give Cabe and me a huge high-five for handling all this disgusting real-life stuff with grace and humor. There are definitely times when I’ve had to straight-up swallow down the acid rising in my throat (maggots were by far the worst). Read More

Dragons Love Tacos, on the Wild Family TV show

“We Art What We Eat” – Wild Family TV Show #7

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“We Art What We Eat” is the title of the Wild Family TV show’s seventh episode. We have two new recipe demos in Kat’s Kitchen, plus three video interviews with parent entrepreneurs working in the food industry. This food-themed show also features the super fun children’s book, Dragons Love Tacos.

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Austin backyard with Daniel Lindsay, on the Wild Family TV show

“Music Matters“ – Wild Family TV Show #6

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“Music Matters” is the theme of the Wild Family TV show’s sixth episode. Here at the halfway point of our first season, you’ll find video interviews with three Austin parents passionate about music. You’ll learn how to listen in Kat’s Kitchen, when she shares her “Liquid Gold Ghee” recipe. And you’ll meet bright kids being brilliant, following the voice inside themselves.

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Jenna Jasso - Austin Yoga at Town Lake, on Wild Family TV

“Oh My Yoga!” – Wild Family TV Show #5

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The fifth episode of the Wild Family TV show explores yoga for kids. You’ll see video interviews with four mothers behind the brightest new Austin yoga studios. You’ll see passionate people working to pray, meditate, and embody respect for the Earth. You’ll see a recipe for a chia seed endurance drink and more—yoga galore!

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