Hiking with Kids


7 Northwest Washington Hikes To Do With Your Kids This Summer 8

Recently it was a great privilege to write an article about hiking as a family for Northwest Mom Magazine.  After submitting the piece, they asked me if I’d consider being on the cover as well, which really made me blush, since I am NOT a model. I am a mom […]


15 NW Washington Hikes that are 3 Miles Long or Less 22

The sun is starting to shine a little more, our kids are spending more time outside and spring break is approaching. It’s time to start planning some family friendly hikes! Many of us here on NW Healthy Mama are raising beginning hikers…those sweet little ones with the get-up-and-go, that doesn’t […]


Snowshoeing with kids – 5 tips to make your trip a success 2

I  hope you joined us last Monday, when Rachel Zupke shared the basics for snowshoeing as a beginner. After reading her post, I am so inspired to get out and try something new this winter. Today, we’re thrilled to have her here again, sharing about snowshoeing with kids. Read on and […]


How to Make Hiking as a Family More Enjoyable 2

Today we are happy to have Jill guest posting for us! Jill is a wife and homeschooling mama to two girls. She is also a violinist and advocate for Compassion International. Jill loves the outdoors, finding beauty in everything, gardening, reading, running and traveling. You can find Jill on her daily Instagram feed […]