Exploring National Parks with Teenagers

Since my kids were babies, my husband and I have exposed them extensively to outdoor recreational activities, mainly in the form of hiking and backpacking.  Our family vacations often revolve around visiting a national park, to expose our kids … [Read more...]

Wild about Wildtree

If this post intrigues you and you want to join our Outdoor Family Wildtree workshop happening NOW, you can check it out and order here OR check it out on Facebook here! I’d like to start this review by first explaining that I’m a self-professed … [Read more...]

Top Gear for Hiking Dogs

Here at Tales of a Mountain Mama, we are all about quality outdoor gear for our families….including the four-legged members!  Two of our team members, Nancy and Ginny, put some products to the test from Ruffwear and Stunt Puppy.   Puff … [Read more...]

Hiking Safety Tips for Fall

I’m on my county’s search and rescue team, and educating hikers about how to hike safely is one of my greatest passions as a SAR member and blogger.  While there are certain things we SAR teams hope every hiker will take the time to learn, no matter … [Read more...]