It may look like overkill when my toddler rolls into the bike park wearing a full face helmet but I'm definitely a believer in the protection it offers. Despite the bobble head appearance, I've lost track of the amount of times it's saved my son's chin, face, and lips from the constant falls he takes … Continue reading Why We Opt for Full Face Protection (Biking)
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
What does a 2yr old with new found independence, a teething 5 month old, and a sleep training/breastfeeding mama all have in common? They all make a trip to the mountains nearly impossible...sigh. It's been almost 2 weeks since I've had a breath of mountain air and I'm wondering if this whole Blog is a … Continue reading You Are Still Adventurous Mama
Before my son was even born, my husband asked if I'd be up for doing a winter cabin trip with the baby. Our friends were expecting a baby 6 months before us and thought it would be fun to book a hut with 4 other families, for three days, with 5 kids between us. Sure, … Continue reading Cabin life with no power or water…and a baby?!?
It was like a punch to the gut when I saw the snowcasts, pictures, and announcements of "powder days" from local ski hills hitting my phone. I've been an avid skier my whole life and could tell that this was going to be THE year—and I was going to miss out. I had just given … Continue reading The Snow Stroller – Enjoying winter with a baby
I've postponed starting this Blog for a long time. It's hard enough finding "me" time that I couldn't imagine adding a Blog to the mix. On top of it all, I wasn't sure if I could stay motivated, keep organized, get ideas, or handle the criticism from myself and others. And then it hit me... … Continue reading Ready, Set, START! – Let the outdoor adventures begin