Author Archives: adventuremama

About adventuremama

An outdoor travel writer, adventure guide and mother.

Pregnant Pause

Trail Running Pregnant – Seeking New Horizons in the Santa Monica Mountains. Continue reading

Posted in Nature | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Waking Up On California’s Kern River

While camping alongside California’s Kern River, a whitewater rafting guide and new mother of two wakes up to the notion that experience lies in the toiling. Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Parenting, Travel | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Safety First: Rockin Out in Joshua Tree National Park

Baby Licious, Doggie and I do laps with the stroller under the desert sky’s cerulean canopy, measuring the pros and cons of each campsite at Joshua Tree’s Jumbo Rocks Campground. Exiled from the camper, we’ve got time to burn – … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Parenting, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Mother Ocean

Leaning over the kayak, I peer down amber stalks of kelp growing from the ocean floor. Nearby, a sea lion surfaces – we consider each other amid gentle, early-fall rollers making their way to shore.  As the wave set passes, … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Ocean Adventures, Parenting, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments