It depends on whether we are walking with children along or by ourselves. If we,(my walking partners) are without children, we can walk a mile in 15-18 minutes. If we have the kiddos along, a one mile walk can take 30 minutes or even more. They want to stop and examine the flowers, and pick the dandilions, the violets, the buttercups, etc, check out the goldfish in the pond, climb the steps at the church we pass, and say hello to every doggie that we pass. Seeing our walk through our children's eyes make take longer, and we may not get home as fast, but it is fun and full of joy. Proverbs says that children are a hertiage of the Lord, and the fruit of the womb is a reward.