If you're looking to switch things up with the kids, I highly encourage you to check out Boulder Climbing Community (Calgary, Alberta). After having 2 kids, I was never struck with the desire to throw on some tight shoes and hit the climbing wall but this place has definitely reinvented climbing for the every day mom … Continue reading Mom & Tot Time at Boulder Climbing Community
Tuesdays are fragile. The suspense sets in late Monday evening when I start to wonder if my babysitter will cancel or maybe the kids will wake up sick. Come morning, I quickly check my phone to see what the weather has in store—I love snow but hopefully it's not too cold...or too hot! You see, if … Continue reading Getting back to “Me”
When my son reached 8 months old, summer was just around the corner and I was desperate to get back on the bike. Living so close to beautiful pathways, I wanted nothing more than to throw my baby in the Chariot and go for a rip—here's why I didn't. First and foremost, I acknowledge that … Continue reading When Can I Bike With My Baby?
This is my second winter with a baby in tow and after much trial and error, you'd think I'd have the golden formula for keeping a baby warm—but guess again. Compared to my son, my daughter has a much lower tolerance for the cold which prompted yet another season of searching for the perfect outdoor winter gear. … Continue reading My Top Picks – Baby Winter Gear
Even with piles of snow on the ground, my son still asks to ride his bike outside EVERY SINGLE DAY. Since it's only mid January and we've got at least another 3 months of the white stuff, I've decided that my stance on biking needs to change. After searching local outdoor forums for ideas, I … Continue reading Strider Skis for Balance Bikes
Although I've lived near the mountains my whole life, this year we got to do something incredibly unique—we skated on natural lakes in the mountains! It never really occurred to me why people don't always skate on frozen lakes but typically at this time of the year, it's too cold and snowy to get on … Continue reading Mountain Lakes and Skates