The Hiker Mama

Tag: advice

  • The Nature Exploration Bag

    The Nature Exploration Bag

    Before Christmas I found a pattern to sew some special bags to fill with goodies for exploring nature.  The designer of the pattern, Holly at Chez Beeper Baby, put out a free tutorial and pattern that is thorough and easy to follow.  It took me several hours to finish each bag, but I was able […]

  • Getting Started Hiking with Kids

    Getting Started Hiking with Kids

    The first hike I ever did with my children didn’t go very smoothly.  I carried my 8-week-old infant in a sling, and carried a gigantic fanny pack slung around the other shoulder.  The trail I picked had too much elevation gain for my post-partum state.  The baby had a huge blowout all over me, even […]