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The Truth Behind Biking with Kids : Riding the Hiawatha Trail (+Video)

Riding the Hiawatha trail was an unforgettable experience. As a family we soaked up the fall coloured views and whooped through all 10 of the train tunnels. The 7 Trestles (train bridges) provided an incredible view of the valley. A view that we obviously had to stop on and take a family picture.   The small…

Explore Northern Idaho : Bikes, Brews and Family Fun

Our family is 10 days into our 90-day Western US VW van trip and we have started our adventuring out strong. After spending time wrapping up loose ends in Canada while relaxing on a friend’s property in Yakh, BC we crossed the U.S. border and left Yahk in our tracks! The wild turkeys were waiting…

5 Outdoor Mittens for Kids: Choosing the right pair for your child

There are so many options and different pairs work better for different children. This can be such a challenge when trying to find the “right” pair for your child.   But in extremely cold weather there is no debate. Children have to wear mitts or the tears will start coming or even worst frost bite.  These …

Leaving on an Adventure: Van Life with Kids

Dreams really can come true and adventuring does not have to stop after having kids. After we bought our ’93 VW Eurovan, just after having our second daughter in the spring of 2015, we had been dreaming of hitting the road for an extended Van life adventure. Now, 3 years later, our family is ticking…

Real Talk Series: Getting real adventurous with the Adventure Mamas Initiative

I am so excited because the Adventure Mamas are going to be taking over the Born to be Adventurous Mamas Facebook group and hosting discussions about adventure and motherhood in our Real Talk series. They believe that “adventure is an incredible catalyst for growth, healing, and empowerment.”. Join the Born to be Adventurous Mamas Facebook…