You’ve got your ski vacation booked, and this is going to be THE YEAR that your family learns to ski. That is, until you look at the prices for ski school. If you thought that lift tickets were expensive at an average of about $100/day, wait until you see ski school prices. It’s not uncommon … Read more
Choosing the right ski school for your kids can be a daunting choice. At least for me, it is. After all, you want your child’s experiences in ski school to be great so that their love of skiing is kindled instead of smashed. We all know that it takes TIME to get kids to love skiing, … Read more
Want to get free ski lessons? Keep reading to find out about how to score some up at Snowbasin Resort. So you’re planning you next family ski trip and want to make sure that everyone gets started on the right foot. Ski school is something that the whole family can benefit from, and with new … Read more
Going has never been much of a problem for my kids. They totally get that if they point their skis straight down the hill, they go fast. Really, really FAST! However, since we’re raising responsible skiers, we know that stopping is a much more important skill than going. I mean not only do we not … Read more
Chairlifts – you’ve got to love them. I mean obviously you don’t want to be hiking up the hill after each run, but as a parent skiing with kids, it can be a little tricky. Personally, I was scared to death of chairlifts growing up. It had everything to do with the fact that I … Read more
Today is our first post in our ski school series, where we are going to focus on several different skiing basics. Our first topic, which is vital, is learning to get up when you fall (since you will fall – a lot). Before you ever get on a chairlift, make sure that you are capable … Read more
Let’s face it: Kids can sometimes get very expensive. Because we try to be as careful with our spending as possible, if we’re going to spend a few hundred dollars on anything, we’re going to make sure that we get the most for our money. This is especially true with something like ski school. Let’s … Read more
Well, Mason just had his first day of ski school. He was crazy excited about it and reminded me of Nemo from Finding Nemo. He was talking about it for days beforehand and nonstop on the drive up there. Of course when he met his teacher, he was suddenly shy and reserved. So I know … Read more
If you’re looking for a great way to save money and keep up with your growing kids, grab some adjustable kids ski boots. We’ve been using them for 11 ski seasons and share our honest opinion of them!
For toddlers and preschoolers, whether it’s their very first winter or they’re toddling through their second or third, the best cold-weather outfits are super important. Toddlers need clothes that keep them warm, let them move like the little adventurers they are, and are strong enough to survive playing hard in the snow.
Getting kids outside can often be as easy as giving them a few awesome toys. Here are our favorite best outdoor toys for toddlers and preschoolers.
Christmas can be one of the best times of year to ski. Discover the ski resorts with the best Christmas spirit to make your ski holiday magical!
Skiing can be incredibly expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out our top 8 tips that have saved us THOUSANDS over the years to help make family skiing more affordable.
You’re getting ready for ski season and trying to figure out the best way to ski with your kids WITHOUT spending a small fortune on ski school every day. And then you think “I’ve seen people use those ski harnesses, and that looks EASY! I’ll just grab one of those and we’ll be set.” WRONG! … Read more