Yes! Bring that Baby (and the rest of them too)!

    Parenthood in general is utterly and completely overwhelming at times. There are seasons and ebbs and flows and highs and lows. Many a time we think that we are just not going to make it through the day, much less do anything but feed the kids, maybe yourselves and keep everyone alive. Though it’s oh […]

    On the River with Kids – Packing List

      Our adventures have been forced into being more organized with more kids. We have a better groove/plan than we did a couple years ago just as time goes on, but with the baby there seems to be less room for fudging plans if we mess up and forget something. Don’t get me wrong, we usually […]

      Building Team Mayer on the Yellowstone

        There’s something about being a part of a team that makes you want to work for the joy and well-being of others. You fight harder, feel deeper and are more apt to jump to their rescue. We feel strongly that being a part of a family also means being a part of a TEAM. Because […]

        We’re a “Winter” Family + Stay Cool Tips

          People, it’s HOT! This Alaska girl is such a wimp when it comes to heat, but 90s are enough to push me into an irritable state (just ask my kids). And we don’t even have humidity. AND it cools off here at night (there’s perks to living at a higher elevation.) Don’t get me wrong […]

          Jackson Hole Packrafts and Rentals Review + Giveaway

            Despite the fact that Mtn Papa and I both grew up on lakes, so far we have not been a boating family.  We both LOVE water and spent many hours growing up water skiing, boating, canoeing, paddle-boating and ice skating (on lakes, so it’s relevent. :))  The simple truth right now is that we live […]