Are you an Outdoor Mom?
Have you ever thought:
How do I get my son excited to go on a hike?
Can I get a quick bike ride in with my daughter after school today?
I’d love to take the kids camping. Where do I even start? Continue reading “Are You an Outdoor Mom? The Outdoor Mom Academy – A Six-Week Course in Awesomeness”
One of the easiest outdoor activities to do with kids is hiking. However, hiking with kids is not like hiking alone or with other adults. It requires a completely new hiking mentality. If you’re looking for a happier outdoor hiking experience try these tips to change your hiking mentality.
Don’t Hike. Explore.
A few years ago a friend of mine told me she had stopped hiking with her three young boys. I was surprised, since we often took our kids on trails together. She assured me that she’d still be getting outdoors.
“I’m just not calling our outings hikes anymore. Instead we’re exploring.” Continue reading “Change Your Hiking Mentality”
A big thanks to Hike Like a Woman for tagging me in their Rockin’ Outdoor Motherhood post. I love the idea of women sharing what they do well as mothers. In that post I was asked to share 10 ways in which I’m rocking motherhood.
Most people would feel awkward listing things they do well as a parent. To be honest I feel a bit uncomfortable too, but instead of being tentative I’m going to jump in with no excuses. Our polite society says it’s conceited to say or think nice things about yourself, but if you can’t recognize your own talents, how can you develop them?
So here’s how I’m Rocking Motherhood. No excuses. Continue reading “Rocking Motherhood: Motherhood Moments”
Snowboarding and Motherhood
Last week I wrote about my connection between snowboarding and motherhood, but the post got so long I decided to make it into two. Here’s the second half of my snowboarding and motherhood story. I hope you enjoy reading about my experiences. For more posts like this check out my Motherhood Moments page under the Monthly Awesomeness tab.
Continue reading “Snowboarding and Motherhood Part 2”