So here is Bateman’s tip for Christmas Day. Before indulging in that big Christmas meal, take a long walk. Get those legs moving. Commune with nature. That’s what his family does every Christmas Day. Always has. It’s a Bateman tradition. It’s not an option “for a kid to say, ‘Oh, I’m not in the mood, or I’m in the middle of a video game,’ ” he said with a laugh.
– Adrian Chamberlain, “Robert Bateman’s Winter Walk celebrates joy of nature strolls,” Times Colonist (December 23, 2013)