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Photographer Profile: Rachael De Azevedo

December 6, 2017  |  By: Justine Nobbe

Some people just have this intangible characteristic that draws people in. Maybe it’s charisma? Authenticity? Confidence? Whatever. It’s energetic and we can’t always put our finger on it. It pulls us in, builds us up, and leaves us with some serious warm and fuzzies. Rachael Patterson De Azevedo is one of those people. This x-factor distinguishes… Read more »

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Making My Dreams Happen

December 3, 2017  |  By: RyAnn Peverley

This is the second piece in a two part series by RyAnn. The first blog, “It Wasn’t Always This Way” can be found HERE. When I realized I wanted to climb mountains, I didn’t know where to begin. I was just a single mom out hiking whenever she could. My goals felt far-fetched and I… Read more »

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For the Love of Ageing

November 9, 2017  |  By: Tess L

I was at a party last year. A 40th. For my beautiful, strong, intelligent, single-mama friend. She is one of the most kind-hearted people I’ve ever met. She has been dealt some crappy hands in life and she’s mastered it like a damn amazon. She’s incredible, compassionate, and hilarious. The kind of woman you are… Read more »

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F*ck Mommy Guilt

November 1, 2017  |  By: Sachi Thornley

There are a few things I need in my life: the love of my husband and children, a life of adventure, a strong sense of identity, and of course, coffee and wine. Like most people, I am my best self when these pieces are working together in harmony. But is it bad if I straight… Read more »

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Mama’s Surf Trip

October 24, 2017  |  By: Annika Mang

I love my two munchkins… and even the chaos of life with two kids. Leaving the kids seemed easy at first. But it’s not easy leaving them for a night… two nights… or a week. A part of my heart aches for them when I say good bye. Motherhood can be tiring and overwhelming and… Read more »

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It Wasn’t Always This Way

October 23, 2017  |  By: RyAnn Peverley

I am a 36 year old mother of 4. I am a mountaineer. I am strong. I am determined. I am a leader. I am living the life of my dreams. But It wasn’t always this way. At 19 I became a Mother. I had been with my boyfriend for two years but after our… Read more »

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Grassroot Adventures: Mamas Hut Trip

October 9, 2017  |  By: Adventure Mamas

We believe in the power of grassroots leadership. This means we strive to empower local women to step up and become leaders within their communities. If you want a life of adventure, don’t wait for someone else to create it for you. In our opinion, you don’t need a fancy title to bring people together,… Read more »

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AMI Questival Team: The Adventure Mama Llamas

October 2, 2017  |  By: Justine Nobbe

This summer, a group of women put together an all-mamas team to compete in the epic 24 hour Questival race in Salt Lake City. I mean think about it… who is better at multi-tasking for hours on end with little to no sleep—MOTHERS. The Adventure Mama Llamas, as they called themselves, had a challenging, rewarding, and… Read more »

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Hike it Baby 30

September 25, 2017  |  By: Sabrina Carlson

Shanti Hodges, Executive Director and Founder of Hike it Baby is on a mission to create a radical shift in how you see adventure with young children. Rather than see a short, accessible hike as boring, insufficiently challenging, or more trouble than it’s worth, Shanti wants you to see those hikes and the numerous stops… Read more »

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