I'm going to start this post with a really honest declaration - I am the worst resource for birding. BUT, I have an amazing TEAM and am so thrilled Jackie is willing to share her tips - I'll be using them with my own children (who are way more interested in birds than I am)! Check it out and then be … [Read more...] about Birding With Kids
My kids LOVE balance bikes, even after they have already mastered pedals (in our home historically, it has been between almost 3 years old and 3.5 years, which is still mind-boggling to me). So while even though my 4 year old has been riding pedals for well over a year, she is thrilled to zip … [Read more...] about Woom 1 Plus Review
This is a guest post by Lisa Hansen, mastermind behind Get Outside Pass offering discounts for Yellowstone, Grand Teton and more. More info at the bottom of this post. The best part is 100% of profits go back to helping kids get outside. Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks … [Read more...] about Top 10 Things to Do in Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks with Kids
This is the time of the year when for families in particular the focus shifts to school and schedules and away from the trail. It’s easy to set aside outdoor adventures for the summer months and give them little thought throughout the late summer/fall, especially as our commitments ramp … [Read more...] about Juggling Outdoor Time and Back to School
When I put a call out to find my TEAM to help me grow Tales of a Mountain Mama and reach more families, I was hoping for a couple dozen applicants. I thought even that was a lofty goal. I was swamped by over FIFTY moms wanting to join us. I am so humbled. It was obvious the amount of work they … [Read more...] about Meet our TEAM!
I feel a bit sheepish saying this, but sometimes the hardest part of getting out family out on adventures is planing food. Food for beforehand, food for during and food ready when we get home. Some pretty awesome adventure days have ended in a really stressful dinner situation because I simply … [Read more...] about More Time Outside and Less Time in the Kitchen