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Getting Over Mom-Guilt and Taking a Wilderness Mom-cation

I LOVE the gals on my team. They’re moms just like you and I. With our hearts on our sleeves, doing the very best we can do and often struggling with making it all happen. I think so many of you will resonate with Ginny’s words below … [Read more...]

Buddy Pegs Bicycle Playdates Tour!

If you have a child aged 2-5 (or so), you need to do yourself a favor and check out Buddy Pegs Media. The mission is incredible and the people behind it are top-notch. The Fitzgeralds just left this weekend for their 8 month tour of the United … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

We’re Building a Mountain Mama TEAM! And we want YOU!

We’re gathering up our BETA Mountain Mama Team to help get more families outside and we want YOU to apply! Our Team Members will help boost the Tales of a Mountain Mama community through adding their personal voices to the site, along with gear … [Read more...]

The Call of the Wild….Preserved

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of FoodSaver®; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I grew up eating moose and caribou and fish (the latter to my great dismay). I do not remember my mother ever buying beef … [Read more...]