7 Tips to Help Busy Moms Take A Sanity Break

Help Mom Take a Sanity Break

I don’t know about you mama, but I’m tired.  I need a break.  Kids are exhausting…. amiright?  Well a recent article by Southern Living caught my attention: “Taking a Trip With Your Girlfriends Is Good For Your Health, According to Science.”  It has links to several scientific studies that show hanging out with your girlfriends … Read more

Best Apps for Hiking and Camping

Best Outdoor Apps

Hiking and camping can be great chances to get away from technology, but your phone can also be one of the most useful tools you have. Check out these apps that can help make your trip even easier and more enjoyable. 1. MyRadar Wondering if those dark clouds in the distance are heading your way, … Read more

3 Tips for Enjoying the Outdoors in Any Weather

3 Tips for Enjoying the Outdoors in Any Weather

Today I am welcoming Linda McGurk to the blog as she launches her first book, which I LOVE! She also writes a fantastic blog and is a blogging peer of mine I greatly admire.  “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing!” If I heard it once I heard it a million times … Read more

13 Ways to Help Kids Sleep While Camping

Help kids sleep when 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!?! We’ve gathered our best tips to help kids sleep … Read more

Help! My kid doesn’t like to be outside!

We spend a lot of time here at Tales of a Mountain Mama talking about all the benefits of getting outside and how it makes kids (and Mamas!) happier in general.  While we definitely still stand beside that point, we know there are kids out there that would much rather spend time inside. In fact, … Read more