Helping You Choose a Framed Kid Carrier






    Investing in a framed carrier is a really hard decision. To hopefully help out with the basic questions for each of the carriers, I put together a chart (see below) AND an extensive video highlighting the pros and cons of carriers from Deuter, Osprey, Thule and Kelty. Be sure you listen all the way at […]

    Born Wild






      I am so excited to welcome¬†Deirdre Denali Rosenberg to the blog this week. To be honest, my brain power for creative writing has been less than stellar over the past few weeks (months?) as we prepare for baby and all that comes with that. Her words are refreshing and inspiring for me, and I think […]

      Best Mountain Bikes for Kids – Reviews






        Mountain biking for kids is one of those sports that really does rely heavily on having the right gear. A bike that doesn’t allow for easy climbing and rolling over all sorts of terrain easily discourages little riders. Right now we have two favorites: Prevelo Zulu Three – NEW review just posted! Specialized Riprock – […]

        Keystone Science School: A Unique Summer Camp for Everyone






          While I feel as though this summer has flown by, the months and weeks leading up to Spider Monkey Camp at Keystone Science School for J (age 8) and P (age 6) seemed to crawl terribly slow. I had fears of someone breaking an arm or getting sick (we battled Strep Throat the week before) […]

          Women Gearing Up for Summer + Giveaway






            We are in the height of the summer…..and heat! Honestly, not my favorite time of the year. I would much rather be cold than hot….and I despise applying (and reapplying) sunscreen on myself and my kids. This summer I rounded up my favorite go-to styles and products that have helped me stay cool, get out […]

            Happy Baby Carrier for Comfortable Summer Baby Wearing






              There is literally not a day that goes by that I do not have a baby on my back. M still refuses to walk, even at 17 months, and with a herd of kids, it’s much easier for me to throw her on my back and have hands free to wrangle the other three. I […]

              Let’s Support Happier and Healthier Families!






                Setting our families up for life-long success starts HERE, at home. Despite all the camps and adventures and experiences we can expose our kids to away from us as they get older, their base is built from what they see US doing, daunting as that may be! It’s obviously crucial we are intentional about our […]

                Plantar Fasciitis Relief with Vionic Shoes






                  After M was born last February, I was anxious to get back moving after 10 weeks of being told to “take it easy” to prevent her coming early. With a history of two premies, it was the sort of advice I had finally learned to take seriously (only took me 4 kids to figure it […]

                  A Bike Built for Kids






                    Today I welcome Rebecca of Hike Like a Woman to the blog to share her thoughts on the WOOM 3. We have been riding and loving WOOM bikes for years now and welcome another opinion of them here! You can find the rest of our reviews here. I will also share my my own thoughts […]

                    10 Ways to Help Kids Sleep While Camping






                      The number one question we get about camping as a family is how to get babies and kids to sleep. We’re sleep deprived as it as as parents with little ones, right!? Why in the world would we jeopardize that even further by taking everyone camping!?! While there are obviously other concerns, if we step […]