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Finding Mindfulness in Motherhood

As I sit at the top of Multnomah Falls I follow the stretch of the soft green moss across the rocks, taking in the texture and the trueness of the green that I will never find in the home décor section of Target. I watch as the water runs swiftly over the rocks in theContinue reading “Finding Mindfulness in Motherhood”

5 Rock-Solid Tips for Climbing Mamas

Those seduced by the climbing bug may find it hard to articulate exactly why this sport has infected our being. To outsiders the idea of clambering up rock faces, with only a thin rope and a good friend to catch us, must seem freakin’ ludicrous. But, of course, we know better. Climbing builds our strength,Continue reading “5 Rock-Solid Tips for Climbing Mamas”

Parenting Through Grief

  My childhood memories of our massive canvas Coleman tent situated perfectly next to a creek in the north Georgia mountains are as engrained in who I am as swim meets and neighborhood block parties. Within every one of those memories is the man who led the show. He would talk about that tent likeContinue reading “Parenting Through Grief”

Perspectives on Self-Love from a Psychologist and New Mama

My baby girl is ten months old, and a bittersweet tug on my heart tells me I’ll probably only be breastfeeding for a few more months. On the one hand, I cherish that time with her, so naturally I dread the thought of this special chapter ending. On the other hand, I know that aContinue reading “Perspectives on Self-Love from a Psychologist and New Mama”

Nature is My Anchor

Two days before our first child turned one month old, my husband and I watched as all of our belongings were boxed and packed into crates. We said goodbye to our things, and began three months of extended hotel stays and visits with family. We crossed the entire continental United States before flying to Hawaii,Continue reading “Nature is My Anchor”

It Wasn’t Always This Way

I am a 36 year old mother of 4. I am a mountaineer. I am strong. I am determined. I am a leader. I am living the life of my dreams. But It wasn’t always this way. At 19 I became a Mother. I had been with my boyfriend for two years but after ourContinue reading “It Wasn’t Always This Way”

Grassroot Adventures: Mamas Hut Trip

We believe in the power of grassroots leadership. This means we strive to empower local women to step up and become leaders within their communities. If you want a life of adventure, don’t wait for someone else to create it for you. In our opinion, you don’t need a fancy title to bring people together,Continue reading “Grassroot Adventures: Mamas Hut Trip”

Hike it Baby 30

Shanti Hodges, Executive Director and Founder of Hike it Baby is on a mission to create a radical shift in how you see adventure with young children. Rather than see a short, accessible hike as boring, insufficiently challenging, or more trouble than it’s worth, Shanti wants you to see those hikes and the numerous stopsContinue reading “Hike it Baby 30”