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Holiday gift guide for adventure loving families

Not quite sure how it happened so fast, but here we are – 20 days away from Christmas. My last Christmas with a three-month-old was so fun (but a total blur), as many of our family and friends got to meet him for the first time. This year is gearing up to be even more […]

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A Quick Guide to Yoga & Meditation for Traveling Mamas

These days, life is nothing like it used to be – but we are happily settling into this ‘new normal’ that includes much less sleep but much fuller hearts. Self-care was not necessarily a priority of mine this past year, and I could clearly see the toll it took on my body, mind, and soul. […]

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Family Camping Gear Roundup: 10 must-haves

Although our Northern Arizona camping adventure was only a month ago, it truly feels like it’s been ages since we slept under the stars in Cottonwood. August has been action-packed, with me returning to work part-time, searching for childcare (oh the joys of living far from family), and coming to terms with the fact that our little dude […]

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The truth about camping with a baby

When REI invites you to go camping and to try out their gear, 1) you do a happy dance 2) with baby in tow, you pack up and go. We reserved a spot in a family-friendly campground up in the Arizona mountains, where we could escape the Phoenix summer heat (which is comparable to stepping […]

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10 Must-have Items for jet-setting Mamas and Babies

So far, we have taken our 8-month-old on eight trips. Day trips, overnight road trips, cross-country plane trips – seven different flights to be more specific! And I was solo with babe for five of them. I’m by no means a travel pro, but I have figured out what works for us (for now). I […]

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A Guide to Cloth Diapering on the Road

We have been cloth-diapering our little guy from birth, and let me tell you, it’s not as bad as it sounds. It’s certainly not for everyone, but between baby’s health, major financial savings, and lessened environmental impact (when done right), cloth has worked well for our family. We’ve also been traveling with our little sunshine […]

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Diaper bag: travel edition

The blogging community is an awesome one! it’s been a short while since I started writing again but I’ve met and ‘e-met’ great bloggers – local, across the country and even international ones. A few weeks ago, Mea of Make up & Marbles interviewed me for her blog and it was a blast! We discussed […]

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