In my down time I've been writing a ton lately but unfortunately not for my own blog! However, it has all been published, just on different sites. Rather than rewriting it out here, I thought it best that I link the articles incase any of you are interested in reading them. They are both on … Continue reading How becoming a Mother made me a better athlete
Ozark Expedition Race: My Race Report.
This was not intended to be a race report, but that is what came out when I sat down to write today so here it is and I hope you enjoy. Read it, or skip to end to see links to our favorite gear items from the race, links to podcasts (for more stories) and … Continue reading Ozark Expedition Race: My Race Report.
My Top 8 Mother’s Day Gifts!
Whew, I can't believe Mothers Day is now less than a month away. This past month has been a whirlwind for my family and I from landing after an amazing trip to NZ, to training for Expedition Ozark, to my husband getting a kidney stone the day before we flew to the race, to us … Continue reading My Top 8 Mother’s Day Gifts!
Cold Weather back packing with Kids!
A few weeks ago Jason and I took the kids out to the bad lands to go on their first backpacking trip where they got to carry their own gear! While it didn't last too long for the 3 year old, Max who just turned 6 was able to carry his own stuff for the … Continue reading Cold Weather back packing with Kids!
Mothers Rock, and are made for Adventure Racing!
Last month I had the opportunity to talk in front of an incredible audience made up of mostly women and a few brave awesome men. I put together a slide show along with a few short movies and talked at length about why Adventure Racing was the the best sport in the world, and why … Continue reading Mothers Rock, and are made for Adventure Racing!
Sitting with it all
For as long as I can remember my coping mechanism has been to go outside and run, bike and or get lost in nature. Sad? Go on a long bike ride. Angry? Go out and run really hard. In a funk? Head to the climbing gym or local boulders. However last Saturday, after a full … Continue reading Sitting with it all
The Feather Jar
“Mama, I found a feather for you today at Forest School!”, Max shouted as ran inside and proceeded to kick off his muddy boots. “We can add them to our Spirit B feather jar!” “Wow, Max, this one is gorgeous” I said as I added the orange and black feather to our very full jar. Every … Continue reading The Feather Jar
Goodbye 2022. You were good to me.
Before jumping fully into 2023, I'd love to take a moment and say a big thank you to 2022. Below are a few of my big accomplishments, favorite moments and 5 lessons I learned that I am excited to take with me and keep expanding on in the new year. My biggest personal physical accomplishment … Continue reading Goodbye 2022. You were good to me.
Eek! It’s almost Christmas!
Are you scrambling for a gift for someone at the last hour? Don't worry, you are not alone. I remember my dad going out on Christmas Eve and getting all of his Christmas shopping done that day. He'd be gone all day and then be up most of the night wrapping. It seemed like he … Continue reading Eek! It’s almost Christmas!
Our favorite kids winter layers for Forest School, skiing, and outdoor play
In the late summer into fall, dressing kids for Forest School was no big deal. Durable pants, a long sleeve sun shirt, sunscreen, a sunhat and a warmish jacket- and they were good to go. The only minor complaint (from the grandparents) was that they were a little too dirty and had to be washed … Continue reading Our favorite kids winter layers for Forest School, skiing, and outdoor play