April Go Green Challenge

Go Green

Who’s ready to go green for Earth Day? The April Go Green Challenge will get you on your way!

I’ve had a great time getting outdoors with you readers for my monthly outdoor challenges. March’s challenge was a roaring good time (see below), but I think you’ll all like April’s challenge even more.

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Outdoor Podcast Feature

This month, Mountain Mom and Tots was featured on not one outdoor podcast, but two! Check out these interviews for a little outdoor inspiration.Outdoor Podcast Feature Pin Continue reading “Outdoor Podcast Feature”

Book Review: Balanced and Barefoot by Angela J. Hanscom

Welcome back to the Mountain Mom and Tots Outdoor Book Club! Today I review the book Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children by Angela J. Hanscom.

Balanced and Barefoot by Angela J HanscomBalanced and Barefoot encourages parents to get kids outdoors by focusing on the benefit outdoor play has on a developing body. Written from a pediatric occupational therapist’s point of view, Balanced and Barefoot discusses gross motor skill, fine motor skill and sensory development in children. Continue reading “Book Review: Balanced and Barefoot by Angela J. Hanscom”

Best and Worst Ski Training Tools for Kids

When teaching kids to ski, the right ski training tools can make all the difference. I’ve had lots of experience teaching my tots to ski so I thought I’d review some ski training tools for kids. Some of these are great, and others are frankly terrible.

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