For the Linguist: My word for 2017

  7 Years. Wow. 7 years ago I forever ditched the whole “New Years resolutions” thing and began choosing a word for my year. My yoga instructor challenged us to set an intention for our year – a focus on how to be rather than on things to do. Especially now, as a mom, a writer,…

365 Mile Challenge in 2017!

Huge announcement friends! We are teaming up with our friends from Go Adventure Mom, Tales of a Mountain Mama, and Hike Like a Woman to create a year-long challenge: 365 miles. 1 Year. If there is one thing I have learned from endurance sports [and parenting], is that small deliberate steps can get you to…

Family Powder Ski Day [Video]

The day dawned dark and blustery. They issued a winter storm warning. High winds, thunderstorms, heavy snows starting at lunch as the second part of the storm moves through. I thought for a minute that maybe we should cancel our ski day at Solitude Resort with my parents. But hey, what did we have to…

Thankful For Families [2016 Instagram Giveaway!]

Every November, social media becomes flush with “Thankfulness challenges” and similar sentiments. And honestly, this year I internally thought, “Here we go again, how trite.” And how wrong of me! For if there is one thing in life I seek to be, it is a person full of gratitude! Thankfulness is never overused, unoriginal, or…