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

Go Adventure Mom Podcast 018 - Woom Bikes Biking is a great and healthy activity, and a skill that kids will have for life! In an episode all about biking, Mathias and Marcus from Woom Bikes share their passion for getting kids outdoors. We learn what it takes to launch a new company. With increasing bike use comes the importance of education and safety, a big responsibility Read more

How to save humming birds with John Rowden at the National Audubon Society No Comments

Go Adventure Mom 016 - Bird Nerds Unite: The National Audubon Society Today we are talking about birds! Birds can add excitement and depth to all of your outdoor experiences, whether it’s camping, hiking, or in your own backyard! Our guest is Dr. John Rowden, Director of Community Conservation at The National Audubon Society. Dr. Rowden explains how he came to study birds as a career, his Read more

Secrets of the Galapagos Islands with Ellen Prager No Comments

  Today we are talking with Ellen Prager a marine scientist and author that is widely recognized for her expertise and ability to make science entertaining and understandable for people of all ages! Blue Footed Boobies - Galapagos If you’re one of the many people who has the Galapagos Islands on their must-visit list but it doesn’t seem realistic, Ellen may change your mind! She advises expedition Read more

Stop Dieting: Learn How to Embrace Whole Health No Comments

  Nathalie Botros - Bon-Vivant Life Certified health coach, psychotherapist and author Nathalie Botros joins Kathy this week to chat about wholistic health. I don't know about you, but I feel like the way I think about dieting and food isn't a healthy one. For me, I need to focus on shifting away from eating "bad food" that in turn makes me feel like I've made a "bad Read more

Recovering from Nepal’s Earthquake No Comments

How One Company is Helping to Rebuild Disclosure: Coca-Cola sponsored my travel, accommodations and other expenses to Nepal. I attended as an independent blogger who is passionate about empowering women. All opinions are my own. Listen to our podcast for more in-depth conversation about empowering women in developing countries: Go Adventure Podcast (click here for iTunes). April 25, 2015 Earthquake For decades trekkers, climbers and adventurers journey to Nepal to be Read more

Best-Selling Author Shares How To Be Assertive Now No Comments

Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, the author of The Assertiveness Guide For Women, joins Kathy this week to talk about - you guessed it - how to be assertive! Dr. Julie is the owner of Wasatch Family Therapy, has a masters degree in social work, and a Ph.D. in marriage & family therapy. She explains what assertiveness is: confident, clear, self-assured communication. We hear some of the Read more

World Schooling with Lonely Planet Author Mara Vorhees No Comments

World Schooling with Lonely Planet Author Mara Vorhees Traveling with family is our focus this week, as we’re joined by family travel expert Mara Vorhees. Mara is a writer with Lonely Planet and has plenty of experience traveling the world with her young twins. She tells us about the benefits and opportunities of world-schooling for children and shares some great tips for traveling as a family. She Read more

006 Farm Life with Maryann Alston No Comments

  Go Adventure Mom Podcast 006 with Maryann Alston This episode is all about farming and gardening! Our guest Maryann Alston is an expert as she’s a farmer herself. Maryann started out with a small garden, and now her family lives on a big farm! She also launched the Wasatch Front Farmers Market in Utah. Maryann talks about farming life and explains how you can get involved on Read more

005: Learn Backpacking Basics for Beginners with Becky 2 Comments

Go Adventure Mom Podcast 005 with Becky Marcelliano What fits the definition of “adventure” better than backpacking? That’s what this episode is all about! Becky Marcelliano of Deuter joins Kathy to tell you all about backpacking. This includes what you need to get started, what you should know, and more great tips. We’ve also got a challenge for you towards the end! Backpacking is an excellent way Read more

004: Find your own path with Erika Wiggins No Comments

On this episode of Go Adventure Mom Podcast, Kathy talks with Erika Wiggins. Erika spent much of her childhood on a sailboat and now works as a freelance writer, traveling and living life to the fullest. Before going to college, Erika spent much of her time growing up on a sailboat. After this, Erika thought she wanted a “normal” life but eventually found herself unhappy and Read more

Krista Numbers Shares How to Get Your Family to Sit Down to Meals No Comments

  Family Meals with Krista Numbers Today on Go Adventure Mom, we’re talking family meals with Krista Numbers of simplifysupper.com. Krista tells us why she started this meal planning service, shares some great tips for successful family meals, and explains why eating with your family is so important. In my family, it's not always easy to get everyone to sit down together. It seems like there is Read more