Six tips to teach your kids to ski

Have you taught your kids to ski? It can be daunting, especially if you’re just learning yourself. If you can get them started young, however, skiing becomes a part of their way of seeing the world and helps foster a love of the outdoors. At three, an age many ski schools recommend starting kids on…

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4 Reasons Why We Live In Snow Pants In The Winter

I have so many pictures of the boys in snow pants at this time of year, it’s silly. Today we went for a quick walk, which turned into a play in the garden, followed by a crawl up the street pretending to be animals, followed by a walk.  Everyone has a bit (or a lot!)…

Keep your Car Prepped for Adventure: Spring Edition

I’m an organizer at heart, and I like to be prepared. My husband jokes that we could pay a utility bill if we collected all the five and ten dollar bills I have in jacket and bag pockets for emergencies. Being prepared is no joke, however, especially if you want to be ready to say…

How to Dress Your Kids for the Snow

For our family, going outside on a snowy day is automatically on the to do list, and a quick look at the thermometer and outside the window is enough for me to mentally assess what we all need to wear. If you aren’t used to taking your kids out into the snow, however, this can…

Snap It Outdoors: No Bad Weather

A hat is my number one requirement for kids when it’s cold, and while Smalls was resistant at first (because what baby or toddler isn’t!?) we stuck with it until it became routine for every outing from the house.