Day trip with a baby to Ocean Shores

How to Take a Day Trip with a Baby

When you have a baby, it’s easy for your world to shrink. I get it. I’ve been there. I still am. But it doesn’t have to. It’s possible to take a day trip with a baby — and have fun doing it!

Is traveling with a baby easy? No. Anyone who tells you otherwise is bonkers. This is especially true if you were used to taking spontaneous trips pre-baby. Gone are the days of slipping on your shoes, grabbing your keys, and hitting the road.

Pack Your Cooler Like a Pro

Pack Your Cooler Like a Pro!

What is the first thing that comes to mind when I ask, “What is the coolest thing about summer?” Is it the open sunroof on a drive along the coast? Extra time with family? A day-trip to the San Juan Islands? All of these things sound great, by my hope for you is the coolest thing on all of these adventures is your cooler!

hiking with pepper

How to be an Outdoorsy Mom with a Baby

To some, this might be the woman who hunts, forages, and grows all her own food. It could be the bad mamba jam who hikes 8-plus miles into the woods, pitches a tent and rocks her babe to sleep under the stars.

And while these insanely impressive women are definitely outdoorsy moms — I don’t believe they’re the only ones.

For me, an outdoorsy mom with a baby is any gal who has young children and loves maintaining an active lifestyle outside. That’s what this post is about.