motherhood:

It's a painful admission to drop your sport of choice as career, health, children, age and new interests take hold. Just last week I heard my own wife say with a pinch of regret, "I used to be a runner." ...
Created on Sun Sep 8, 2013
This cool short video is jammed with inspiring time lapse landscapes, gorgeous mountains, and fresh, wild air. If you listen to the narration penned by my friend Meghan Ward, an outdoorswoman, writer, ...
Hey, so how's this school year going? It's been a long, hot summer 'round these here parts and we didn't get out for some fun nearly as frequently as I think we should have. Our oldest daughter started ...
Created on Tue Sep 3, 2013
Very little is known about the safety of travel and exercise at high altitude for pregnant women. Who has the definitive answer for what types of exercise are safe during pregnancy, and where is the ...
We've written about the wonders of sling bags for the ultimate outdoor adventure diaper bag before. It all started with the JJ Cole sling diaper bag because we owned one and loved it. Sadly you can't ...
Before my wife became my wife, she gave me a backcountry permit for the Grand Canyon. So we spent a spring break with four friends camped on the Colorado River at Phantom Ranch. It was March 2001. ...
On July 25, 2010 we used a half a roll of clear tape to fashion an absurd sign on four pieces of 8.5"x11" paper and Sharpie'd across it a giant "WELCOME ANIA" then sat around Terminal 2 at Sky Harbor ...
You won't find too many folks who'll analogize parenting with multi-pitch rock climbing. Unless you come to AdventureParents.com, y'all. This is the place for that, obscure as it may be. The two, ...
After having a baby in September, one of my first postpartum activities celebrations was stashing away my pile of maternity clothes in a great big storage bin. No, I couldn't exactly fit back into ...
Created on Sun Aug 26, 2012
... Shapiro, a mother and grandmother, paddles the spectacular Lake Powell while narrating on motherhood and how it shapes her place in the world. And beyond . . .  ...
I'm a fan of hiking. Mark is, too (check out his list of 20 Fascinating Hiking Facts), so as we grew from a couple of trail enthusiasts into new parents, we aimed early on to continue making this ...
Created on Thu Jul 12, 2012
While there's little shortage of thrilling anecdotal bites about women who stay active during pregnancy, like Erica Lineberry who climbed 5.11s at 9 months pregnant, what do the professionals recommend? ...
It's one thing to say, "When I'm climbing, I'm a better parent." But when Jacinda Hunter says so, it really commands some attention. Yes, she's a prAna ambassador, which might make you think all she ...
Created on Mon Jul 2, 2012
If shoes make the outfit, the bag makes the woman, so they say. My wife once had a small vibrant hand-woven satchel made by Tibetan monks, and for reasons not entirely clear, she always appeared a ...
Created on Tue May 22, 2012
At the risk of putting just little too much out there for strangers to consume, we're going to ask you what you think. Boy or girl? Brooke's pregnancy is going very well. The little 26-week grom inside ...
Should everything go well, my wife will be giving birth to our second child early in September. It's going to be a long, hot summer I know, but because she and I went on our first date in the summer ...
Created on Sun May 13, 2012
Yes, today is Mother's Day and I'm going to use it not to tell you another one of my self-aggrandizing fatherhood stories about how darling my daughter is, but instead tell you about this lady. She's ...
Photo: Las Olas Surf Safaris When Mother's Day arrives on May 13, you can go for a card and some flowers, and your mom or your children's mother will love them both. That charming breakfast of fresh ...
Rolling through numerous small towns each day for the last eight months, we encounter a lot of new people, and they are often very curious about our journey. Most of the time the questions asked are ...
Created on Mon Apr 2, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/30 sec, ISO 320

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