For the Love of Mom, Stay Out of My Garden!






    This post is the second of our grand prize winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. I love this fresh and fun reflection by Rebecca. And note – she is one of our co-teachers for the Outdoor Mom Academy! Just a few more days to sign up!!! Over the next couple weeks […]

    My World in Color – A Reflection on Parenthood






      This post is the first of our grand prize winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. Over the next couple weeks leading up to Mother’s Day, we will be sharing our winner’s posts. Please feel free to comment and share them – we can’t wait to see how they resonate with YOU! […]

      A special Mother’s Day giveaway….






        When Julia of Wild Blue Dream approached me about working together, I was ecstatic. Her prints are customizable, affordable and truly capture the spirit of an outdoor family. I asked her to put together a print for our family and love what she came up with. All my kids are represented (even the baby in […]

        Finding Strength in Weakness






          This post is sponsored by REI and their #ForceofNature campaign. However, as always, these words are mine and from the heart.   I see myself as a strong woman. Independent, stubborn, motivated, and willing to at least give a really honest attempt to whatever I set my mind too. I brush off 4 (almost 5) […]

          Joy Bubbles






            This post is the second of our runner up winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. Over the next couple weeks leading up to Mother’s Day, we will be sharing our winner’s posts. Please feel free to comment and share them – we can’t wait to see how they resonate with […]

            Outdoor Mom Academy now OPEN!!!






              I’m going to be completely frank with you – I have a tendency to be stressed, overwhelmed, and short with my kids at home. I am constantly trying to multitask, have demands coming at me from literally all directions, and have a million tasks on my to-do list. I am continually working to focus on […]

              For The Love of Mom & Mountains…






                This post is the first of our runner up winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. Over the next few weeks leading up to Mother’s Day, we will be sharing our winner’s posts. Please feel free to comment and share them – we can’t wait to see how they resonate with […]

                An Invitation for Adventure for Kids of All Ages + CAMP DISCOUNT CODE!






                  My boys are SO excited about attending the Spider Monkey day camp at Keystone Science school this summer. I will be reporting back, of course, later this summer. Because, quite honestly, I am just as excited as they are. However, in the meantime, I wanted to just share some more about their camps. I have […]

                  Get Ready for Kids to Parks Day 2017 + Giveaway






                    Mark your calendars and save the date: May 20th is going to be special this year! Why? Kids to Parks Day, an annual nation-wide initiative to get families to our State, National and local public lands, is happening! For seven years now, this great program follows our personal mission here: get kids out discovering and learning about […]

                    Just Let them Be Eaten by Bears!






                      Best book title ever: Let Them be Eaten by Bears We are joined today by Ardeen Duckworth, who is a fellow outdoor enthusiast and mom and a fabulous book-reviewer. She also happens to be part of our 365 Mile Challenge group (not too late to join, by the way!) I think you’ll love this review […]