50 Hiking Games for Kids

Hiking Games for Kids

How to make hiking fun for kids Hiking is a wonderful way to spend some uninterrupted time outdoors with your family. It can be done with kids of any age and doesn’t cost a dime. However, sometimes getting everyone on board to hit the trails is easier said than done. We talk a lot about … Read more

Watershed Drybags Review

Summertime is time to be on the water! Our family likes to get out on the river at least once a week, whether that is canoeing, kayaking, or fly fishing. What we don’t like is wet gear—can I get an Amen? This summer we had the opportunity to test out a couple Watershed drybags: the … Read more

Best Music for Outdoor Kids

Best Music for Outdoor Kids

We love to rock it around here. Whether it’s upbeat tunes to get us going in the morning, relaxing melodies for evenings at home, or silly songs to get us dancing, we like to keep the rhythm flowing. While I admittedly am no “music junkie” I do appreciate quality kids’ music, especially when it teaches … Read more

Camelbak Mini M.U.L.E. Hydration Pack

We received a Camelbak Mini M.U.L.E. right at the tail-end of winter and have had the opportunity to use it on through spring both hiking and biking in varied conditions. The kids’ Mini M.U.L.E. is built like the adult version with its focus on biking, and is an excellent light-weight hydration pack for little explorers. … Read more

Sawyer Kids Outdoor Clothing Brand Review

“Inspiring kids to be outside and be adventurous. That’s the idea, and the mission, behind everything we do.” Well, you sold me already, Sawyer. Named after Tom Sawyer, the quintessential youth explorer, this small Utah-based company is our very FAVORITE place to buy clothes for our little guy. Note: As a member of affiliate programs, … Read more

Best Outdoor Dog Gear

Here at Tales of a Mountain Mama our goal is to encourage and equip families to get outdoors together—and that includes the family pup! In our dog gear gift guide we’ve compiled a list of our favorite tried-and-true best outdoor dog gear for your canine companions. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate … Read more