It wasn't until pregnancy that I really discovered the benefits of standup paddle boarding (SUP) and became slightly addicted. Although it doesn't provide the same adrenaline filled rush that I'm used to with downhill skiing and biking, it compliments those activities nicely, provides a different perspective from the water, tones the arm muscles (a body part … Continue reading Paddle Boarding and Pregnancy – A Perfect Mix
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
Ever since my son was born, I've been counting down the days until I could share my passion for skiing with him—the time has finally come to hit the hill! Woo-whooo! Last winter we gave him a taste of life on planks. He was only 15 months old but could walk well and was strong … Continue reading Let the Skiing Begin – A Guide to Starting Out
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?!?
During our evening walk last night, a guy approached me with his 3yr old twins and asked "How old is your son and how did you get him biking like that?" It actually caught me off-guard. I've been asked the question several times before in passing but never really discussed it. But this time was different. … Continue reading Balance Bikes – Tips to get your kid started
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