Should kids climb trees? No Comments

The Benefits and Risks of Climbing Trees with Carla Gull Once upon a time, tree climbing was just something we did as kids without thinking much about it. These days, whether it’s regulations, legal issues, or overprotective parents, a simple activity like climbing a tree can bring much more trouble! Dr. Carla Gull was inspired to do some research on this topic after being scolded for having Read more

KOA Get Out There Grants No Comments

KOA Get Out There Grants Camping season is right around the corner, so there’s no better time to chat with Mike Gast, VP of Communications with Kampgrounds of America. Mike is here to tell us about a new KOA grant program, some interesting findings from their North American Camper Report, camping trends, and how KOA works. About KOA KOA has nearly 500 campgrounds across North America which operate on Read more

Podcast: Having kids only adds to the adventure 2 Comments

Curtis Linville: Adventure Sports Podcast This episode is full of profound parenting advice that you can take with you on your journey raising a family. As Kathy of Go Adventure Mom and Curtis Linville of the Adventure Sports Podcast interview each other, you’ll learn about getting your kids excited for outdoor life, why adventures don’t have to be extravagant, and the importance of simply spending time together Read more

Podcast: Children’s author Gabrielle Balkan shares her tip for children who love to write No Comments

PODCAST:  Gabrielle Balkan is a writer and editor, mostly of children's books, living in Brooklyn, New York. Some of her titles include 50 Cities in the U.S.A., Book of Bones, and The 50 States. In addition to writing children's books, she's also worked at Scholastic, and spends plenty of time in classrooms as an author! She joins us on the Go Adventure Mom podcast for our Read more

Podcast: Shabby Alpaca No Comments

029 - Shabby Alpaca Selena Baldwin is the daughter half of the mother-daughter team behind Shabby Alpaca, which carries alpaca and other soft goods from around the world, many which are hand-crafted. Before telling us about the business, Selena tells us about how it all started, which includes the story of her getting pregnant - immediately after her and her husband had finalized the adoption of Read more

Podcast: 028 – Great Old Broads for Wilderness No Comments

028 - Great Old Broads for Wilderness Here at Go Adventure Mom, we love finding ways to adventure outdoors. It’s important that we all play a role in preserving and protecting nature, and Great Old Broads for Wilderness are helping to do just that. Great Old Broads for Wilderness is a national grassroots organization, led by women, that engages and inspires activism to preserve and protect wilderness Read more

Podcast: Are the GoPro Mountain Games Family Friendly? No Comments

 Guest - Tom Boyd The GoPro Mountain Games are coming up June 7-10 in Vail, CO. Tom Boyd is Media Chief of the games, and here to tell us all about them. The GoPro Mountain Games are hosted by the Vail Valley Foundation, a non-profit in Vail, CO that seeks to raise the quality of life in Vail through arts, athletics, and education. GoPro has been the Read more

026 - Backpacking with Kids - Melissa Lynn Lieser Think backpacking is something that has to wait until the kids are older? Not at all! Backpacking is immersive, rewarding, and will provide some quality family time in the great outdoors. Backpacking with kids makes is an even greater adventure. In this episode, we cover all the questions and concerns you may have. What is a good age Read more

Heal Utah: Clear the Air Challenge No Comments

Jessica Reimer - HEAL Utah Jessica Reimer works as a policy associate for HEAL Utah focusing on air quality. According to data and information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Utah ranks among the highest producers of toxic chemicals in the United State. Jessica looks at the policies for cleaning the air, and suggests what we as citizens can do to help. She’s participating in the upcoming 2018 legislature in Utah, Read more

Online Family Ski School No Comments

Outdoor Family Ski School Skiing is a great way to get out and enjoy the winter weather, but it can seem intimidating or even dangerous. Not to worry! Our guest today is Alyssa Erickson from the Online Family Ski School. As you’ll find out, learning to ski doesn’t start on the hill. There’s lots to learn ahead of time to make sure your experience is a great Read more

Pond Town Podcast No Comments

Go Adventure Mom 024 - Daniel Bates: Pond Town Happy Holidays! This is a great episode to listen to while you're wrapping gifts or getting ready for Christmas. We want to know what your Christmas Traditions are! Leave a comment below! Today we caught up with another podcaster! Get in the Christmas spirit with our guest Daniel Bates, who has launched a podcast based on a short story Read more

How to be present with your kids No Comments

Are you being present with your kids? Parenting has increasing become harder as we fight for time with our kids. The time we have with our children is precious and fleeting. While distractions and the monotony of life can sometimes cause us to forget, we need to make time to connect and celebrate beautiful family moments. Artist Pam Baumeister hopes to capture these moments, with her Read more

Announcing the 7 Miles in 7 Days Challenge No Comments

Go Adventure Mom 022 - Special Edition:  7 Miles in 7 Days Challenge   7 miles. 7 days. Can you do it? Take this FREE motivational mini-challenge with an amazing group of people, and get moving outdoors for 1 mile each day. After the overwhelming response of the 365 Mile Challenge, Kathy Dalton, Alyssa Erickson, Rebecca Walsh, Jess Curren, and Amelia Mayer came up with the idea of a Read more

What you can do to save marine mammals even if you don’t live by the ocean No Comments

Adam from the Marine Mammal Centre in California joins us for an episode all about the ocean and marine life! As the Guest Experience Manager, Adam oversees educational programs at the centre, such as Seals & Slippers and Sea To School. In addition to learning about the Marine Mammal Center, you’ll learn about how you can get involved by volunteering, hear stories about rescuing animals in distress Read more

There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather with Linda Akeson McGurk No Comments

There's No Such Thing As Bad Weather Go Adventure Mom 020 - Linda Akeson McGurk “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes,” says today’s guest Linda Akeson McGurk. Linda started the Rain or Shine Momma blog, and has now written a book called There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather. Linda grew up in Sweden, where she was taught to go outdoors every day, rain Read more

Wild Schooling with Nicolette Sowder No Comments

019 Wild Schooling with Nicolette Sowder You’ve heard of homeschooling, but how about wildschooling? Nicolette Sowder is the creator of Wilder Child and the wildschooling Facebook group, which has grown to over 17,000 members! Nicolette started blogging at Wilder Child as a way to connect with other parents that love to get outdoors. The Wilder Child community is for those who are passionate about raising a Wilder Child Read more