Skiing with Kids : Hitting the slopes with a 1 year old

My name is Lila Berg and I am a proud wife to Ryan, mother to Mavis and teacher to many! I love my job as an educator and my new role as “mom” the absolute most. Spending time together with our little family brings me a lot of joy and teaching our daughter to love…

Ethical Gifts for the Outdoor Family (+ Giveaway)

Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year especially for the Born to be Adventurous website. I love putting together a list of our family’s favourite items into a gift guide. Well, this year we put together a list of our favourite sustainable companies with gifts for the whole family. But… I am…

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 …

Ethical Outdoor Gear for Kids from Faire Child

As soon as I heard about the new Nova Scotian kids outerwear brand Faire Child I was hooked. It was not because the company designs and assembles their garments in Canada or because the style is incredibly hip. Of course that is awesome, but I was most interested when I learnt that Tabitha Osler, the founder…

8 Places to Stand Up Paddle Board near Calgary

Stand Up Paddle boarding is becoming mainstream and a very popular summer activity. There is a draw for adventure like the stories of Huckleberry Finn on his raft seeking one adventure after the next. The world also looks different when exploring on the water. This summer try exploring new places or from a new angle…