Book Review and Giveaway: Tales From Another Mother Runner

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I will be the first to tell you that running doth not a skier make. I learned this the hard way one autumn, when preferring running to biking and running to weights, I did nothing but run. Come winter, while my legs were in great shape for running, they were not ready for skiing. Since then I’ve […]

CertHeroOrg Makes Finding Outdoor Safety Classes Easier

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Everyone who spends time outside understands why it’s so special, especially in winter. Cold air and blue skies are both refreshing and addictive. Challenging ourselves outdoors helps us grow personally and get to know ourselves, our friends, and our families better. That said, the greater the challenges we take on, the higher the risk we […]

I’m a Finalist for Blogger of the Year! (Vote for Me, Please!)

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It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and writing an impromptu blog post wasn’t quite how I expected to spend my time. But then, I opened my email. Scanning the subjects, I quickly saw this one: You Are A Finalist in the Bloggers’ Lounge Blogger of the Year Awards. Out of hundreds of nominations, Brave Ski Mom […]

Refreshed, Recharged and Revamped: Hello to the NEW BSM!

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Four years ago this week, my oldest son, then 14, was being snarky. “Remember that blog you always said you’d start?” he asked. “Well, I knew you’d never do it.” Here’s how I reacted. Did I stand up for myself? No. Did I get angry? No. Was I hurt by his words? A little. But […]

Even When I Feel Like a Loser, It Turns Out I’m A Winner

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On October 10th, I was feeling sorry for myself. It was raining —again – a not uncommon experience in Colorado during the fall of 2013. My husband was in Aspen partying with friends from college, many of them my friends too, but since it was a “guy thing,” I was at home. My kids were […]