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Mountain FOMO

Mountain FOMO (*fear of missing out*) <– it’s oh so very real! Please welcome Team Member, Stephanie, who understands this all-too-well AND has some tips we can all learn from. I knew I loved growing up in the mountains but what I did … [Read more...]

Birding With Kids

I’m going to start this post with a really honest declaration – I am the worst resource for birding. BUT, I have an amazing TEAM and am so thrilled Jackie is willing to share her tips – I’ll be using them with my own children … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Building an Outdoor Family Lifestyle as Working Parents

If you’re a working mama you’ve likely felt the tension between focusing on your career and spending time with your kids. We dream of having an adventurous outdoor lifestyle with our families, but find that we let our busy daily schedules get in the … [Read more...]

Woom 1 Plus Review

My kids LOVE balance bikes, even after they have already mastered pedals (in our home historically, it has been between almost 3 years old and 3.5 years, which is still mind-boggling to me). So while even though my 4 year old has been riding pedals … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things to Do in Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks with Kids

This is a guest post by Lisa Hansen, mastermind behind Get Outside Pass offering discounts for Yellowstone, Grand Teton and more. More info at the bottom of this post. The best part is 100% of profits go back to helping kids get … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Adventure Snacks to Make at Home

I don’t know about you, but finding healthy snacks that my children will eat is a difficult task. Especially snacks that we can take on our adventures. In fact, if I am not armed with good snacks, our adventures often fail miserably within the first … [Read more...]

Juggling Outdoor Time and Back to School

This is the time of the year when for families in particular the focus shifts to school and schedules and away from the trail. It’s easy to set aside outdoor adventures for the summer months and give them little thought throughout the late … [Read more...]

Meet our TEAM!

When I put a call out to find my TEAM to help me grow Tales of a Mountain Mama and reach more families, I was hoping for a couple dozen applicants. I thought even that was a lofty goal. I was swamped by over FIFTY moms wanting to join us. I am so … [Read more...]

More Time Outside and Less Time in the Kitchen

I feel a bit sheepish saying this, but sometimes the hardest part of getting out family out on adventures is planing food. Food for beforehand, food for during and food ready when we get home. Some pretty awesome adventure days have ended in a really … [Read more...]

Teton Science School Camps for Outdoor Kids

Teton Science School is an established name in Teton County with programs for kids and adults alike. They reach 15,000 students annually and have campuses both in Jackson and Victor. Teton Science School consistently sets the standard for … [Read more...]