Archives for October 2019

GoPro Video – Tips to edit the Best GoPro Video

These days a holiday is not only going places and do cool things only. Sharing your experiences via social media plays a big part in today’s holiday planning. So, a traveler might forget to take his toothbrush but he will never forget to take his … [Read more...]

Best Gifts For Biking Families

At Tales of a Mountain Mama we believe that cycling is one of life’s simple joys, and we love sharing & stoking that passion with our family and friends. We’ve gathered up all our favorite gifts for biking families that we know you … [Read more...]

25 Best Toys For Encouraging Outdoor Play

We have done our research and gathered the best toys for outdoor play that just enhance time outside for kids. There’s no replacement for a great stick, but sometimes encouraging time outside is helped by quality toys. Note: This post contains … [Read more...]

Woom OFF Review

This fall Woom released their new Woom OFF series for kids who want to hit the trails on their bike. While we were initially skeptical about a mountain bike with no front shock, our son has dubbed it his “favorite bike ever”. Like all … [Read more...]

Puddlegear Review: Raingear for Children

Puddlegear was started in the rain capital of the world (western Canada) by Alex, a mom of 3 children, who has lots of experience spending time outdoors in wet conditions. Alex loves to sail with her children and has learned from sailing life that … [Read more...]

Favorite Gear for Kid Adventurers

You don’t need a ton of expensive gear to give your kids a great outdoor life. There. I said it. All you need to do to have an amazing time is walk right out your front door. But the truth is, good gear can definitely help you have a better (or at … [Read more...]

Layering up Kids for Cold Weather

It’s coming. Winter will be here before we all know it (or you may in the midst of it like we are…), and the key to happy kids outside is keeping them warm.   While the techniques may change just a little depending on the age of the kids … [Read more...]

Looking At Maui Campgrounds review

Maui is truly a Hawaiian gem considering how it features 30 miles of red, white and black sandy beaches including golden-crescent Kapalua, that’s sheltered from the strong currents of the pacific by lava-rock promontories. It has 80 beaches in total … [Read more...]

Make My Belly Fit Review

Being pregnant in the dead of winter poses a host of new challenges to keeping warm and being able to be outside. While in a moderate climate it’s fairly easy to just make do, when the temperature really drops a warm coat is absolutely … [Read more...]

Best Hiking Hacks For Families

I would be lying if I said my children jump for joy and shout “hooray” when I mention the word hiking. They already know that hiking takes work, requires effort and makes their feet tired. If I am being honest taking them hiking is also … [Read more...]

Popular Properties for Sale in Los Angeles

Source: Unsplash | Sterling Davis Search and Find Real Estate in Los Angeles The most popular properties for sale in Los Angeles are the ones who bring the most attention to the market. For example, a home owned by an actress or actor, a recently … [Read more...]

Best Winter Gear for Kids

Every year I like to pull together a round-up of the gear we are using and our thoughts on it. Winter gear for kids is so tough sometimes – it really is essential to have quality gear for happy kids and happy adventures. While this post does … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of a Work-at-Home Outdoor Mom

We all want to give our kids wonderful childhoods full of time for outdoor exploration, but between work, taking care of our families, and moving kids through the schedule, it can be hard to find the time. Here’s how in my life as a part-time … [Read more...]

Family Backpacking: The Gear You Need

While backpacking itself can feel daunting even without kids, there is nothing like getting out in the backcountry with your family, away from the crowds. We’ve gathered our list of must-have items for taking the family backpacking, including … [Read more...]

The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook – A charming book with real advice

Note: I received this book from the publisher for free in exchange for an honest review.I remember reading an early copy of this book years ago. I received it as a gift and was delighted by the humorous tone as the author delved into potentially … [Read more...]

The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook – A charming book with real advice

Note: I received this book from the publisher for free in exchange for an honest review.I remember reading an early copy of this book years ago. I received it as a gift and was delighted by the humorous tone as the author delved into potentially … [Read more...]

Everything You Should Know About Planning A Road Trip

The open road, it’s still appealing to so many. Road trips haven’t lost their charm, and don’t look set to anytime soon. They’re far more than simply driving across states to get from A to B; it’s about connecting with the outdoors, feeling free, … [Read more...]