Hiking with Kids


Western Washington’s Most Highly Recommended Fall Hikes 1

The leaves are turning quickly, the weather is cooling and fall is undeniably in the air. Searching for yellows, oranges and reds, I picked the brains of many hikers in this wonderful area. Here is a list of the most highly recommended fall hikes.  Check trail reports to  make sure you hit these areas […]


Favorite Bellingham Area Hikes

Less than 2 hours north of Seattle,  the Bellingham area is full of some of the best hikes around. With easy access to the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest and the Chuckanut Mountains, as well as miles of opportunities within Whatcom County, Bellingham offers excellent year-round hiking opportunities.  Below is a […]


An Interview with RyAnn from Adventure Mamas

Today we are so happy to have RyAnn here with us on NW Healthy Mama! RyAnn is the new coordinator for the Seattle Area Adventure Mamas.  Read on to learn more about Adventure Mamas and RyAnn’s active life with 4 amazing kids!Welcome, RyAnn! Tell us about yourself! What does a […]


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 24

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 […]