Okay, let’s be real. Kids hikes aren’t going to do it for you every time. At some point, you just need to get away, get some fresh air and perspective, and really challenge yourself. And that’s ok.read more
As a parent, it can be really hard to make time for yourself and to do the things you want to do – like get outdoors. But it is not impossible. We’ll take a look at the most common barriers blocking you from exploring more, so we can then go about solving them.read more
Successfully adventuring with kids requires some planning, creativity, a change in mindset, a sense of humor, and snacks.
Lots and lots of snacks.read more
Why you should be fighting like hell to add some adventure to your life. Let me guess mama, you feel burnt out, a little stressed, and stuck in a rut of diapers, bedtimes, and dishes? You swear you used to be fun. But now you aren’t quite sure who you are. You want to live a full life, be happy, and be the best wife and mom that you can. Hell, maybe one day you might even manage to get it together long enough to banish the stubborn tummy pooch.read more
My early-20’s highlight reel includes scuba diving in Madagascar, putting together skeletons in Bosnia, and road-tripping through Baja.
Then in my late twenties, I started a Ph.D., found an awesome guy, and over the next 10 years we advanced our careers, bought a house, and had a kid.read more
I live in Santa Cruz where the average sea temperature is usually around 55 degrees Fahrenheit, but the air temperatures can range from 65 – 80 degrees Fahrenheit. This makes dressing for SUP paddling tricky. If you fall in – you are gonna be cold. If you don’t – you are gonna sweat. How to dress for both?read more
When is the last time you tried a new activity? Been awhile? What is holding you back? Adopt this one easy mindset trick to bust out of your rut.read more
Sometimes adventures can be small. Turning down a new street on a morning walk that leads you to a new part of the neighborhood. Past houses and schools you haven’t seen before.read more