Online Family Ski School Ski with Kids Challenge

Teaching kids to ski can be challenging, but it can also be SOOOO rewarding. That’s why this month’s Online Family Ski School challenge is all about Skiing with Kids.

When Big E was just three years old I tried to teach him to ski myself. I didn’t really know what the heck I was doing, but I figured “It’s sliding down snow. I know how to snowboard. It’ll be fine.”

Boy was I wrong. That first attempt ended in tears and frustration for both of us.

Fast forward five seasons, tons of research, lessons from professionals and about a million laps on the bunny hill with my three tots. Now I happily hit the slopes with Big E, Little G and Baby L all in tow.

Dress kids for winter -Big E skiing

Why? Because we LOVE skiing. We’re a ski family. We live at a ski resort for heavens sake! Continue reading “Online Family Ski School Ski with Kids Challenge”

8 Ways to Make 2018 Your Most Outdoorsy Year Yet

I want to help you make 2018 your most outdoorsy year yet. Why? Because my goal here at Mountain Mom and Tots is to help families explore outdoors!

Make 2018 Your Most Outdoorsy Year Yet

I believe that people need three things to feel comfortable exploring outdoors.

Community, Information and Gear. Continue reading “8 Ways to Make 2018 Your Most Outdoorsy Year Yet”

Choose-Your-Own-Adventure December Challenge

“Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” 
― J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Choose-Your-Own Adventure

Do you remember those Choose-Your-Own-Adventure books from elementary school? They had passages like these:

Your dog takes the neighbor’s newspaper and runs off toward the lake. If you follow the dog, turn to page 45. If you run home to get your parents, turn to page 76. Continue reading “Choose-Your-Own-Adventure December Challenge”