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6 More Tips for Nursing on the Trail (+Giveaway June 18-July 2)

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Huckleberry and I are going on 31 months of nursing – that’s just over 2-and-a-half years of non-stop breastfeeding for those of you that don’t count in months. And we’ve been hiking and camping all the while, so I’m becoming quite the expert on nursing in the wild, but especially on the trail. If you’re looking for some tips for… Read more »

20 Essential Oils for the Outdoors (+ Giveaway June 5-30)

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Are you ready to venture into the world of essential oils? Are you ready to take your oily game to the next level? Are you ready to practice some aromatic all-natural health care on and off the trail? Me too! Join me as I dive headfirst into the wonders of essential oils and how they can be used to protect,… Read more »

All I Want for Mother’s Day is…

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All I Want for Mother's Day is... (squareimage) - girl standing in puddle in tulip field with KidORCA boots - mamanonthetrail.com

All I want for Mother’s Day is… …your love and support and help to pay my way through a Forest & Nature School Practitioners Course! Pledge your support on Patreon! Is that too much to ask? What if I told you that you could have all sorts of perks in return? Think of it like bringing a gift to my birthday… Read more »

Go Green Guide 2018

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Welcome to Maman on the Trail’s Go Green Guide 2018! It’s that time of year again – Earth Month, and more specifically, Earth Day – a time to take stock of all of the eco-friendly things we are doing in our lives, and all of the ways that we can do more to protect our beautiful planet. I see Earth… Read more »

Merino Wool for Nursing Moms

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Merino Wool for Nursing Moms - mom nursing toddler in hammock - SQUARE IMAGE - mamanonthetrail.com

Nursing on the trail can be tough! Finding somewhere safe and comfy to sit and having seasonally appropriate apparel suited for both breastfeeding and an active lifestyle have been my biggest challenges so far. But I have found solutions to BOTH of those challenges now! Wahoo! Read on to find out how I solved those two issues… After discovering the… Read more »

Gift Guide for Adventurous Toddlers (+Giveaway December 6-22)

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Welcome to Huckleberry the Trail Baby’s 2nd Birthday Celebrations! A Gift Guide (& Giveaway) for Adventurous Toddlers Huckleberry the Trail Baby is turning 2. Can we just take a moment to let that sink in? It is probably high time that we graduate him from Trail Baby to Trail Kid, perhaps that will be a post in the very near… Read more »

Kirby the Trail Dog’s “Adventure Dog Gear Guide” (+Giveaway Nov 5-26)

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Welcome to Kirby the Trail Dog’s 7th Birthday Celebrations! An Adventure Dog Gear Guide & Giveaway Kirby the Trail Dog has been with us through many an adventure (and many an ordeal as well, lol) and today is his 7th birthday! To some, a pet is a pet, but to us, our trail dog is just as much a member… Read more »

Onya Baby Pure Giveaway (October 10-24)

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Onya Baby PURE Giveaway - mamanonthetrail.com

“Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure.” ~ Bob Bitchin We love adventures! Big ones, small ones, close ones, far ones! And all of our adventures wouldn’t be nearly as fun if it weren’t for our toddler, Huckleberry the Trail Baby (yeah, I know, he’s not a baby anymore). And that quote above rings oh-so-true when adventuring… Read more »

Maman’s Birthday Gift Guide (+Giveaway Oct 6-27)

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Welcome to Maman’s Birthday Gift Guide 2017! It’s my birthday! Yay! Yippee! Wahoo! And so for the last month, there have been questions about what I might want as a gift or how I might like to celebrate. I usually answer with a shoulder shrug and a smile. I mean really, I don’t know what I want! I do know… Read more »

Kid Casters: No-Tangle Fishing Pole Review

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Kid Casters- No-Tangle Fishing Pole Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Ever since I published the guest post “10 Things to Know Before Fishing with Kids” by Adam from Cast For Fish, I’ve been itching to fish with Huckleberry. I can vividly remember my first fishing experience as a child, in the Muskokas with my… Read more »

Back-to-School with gogoBags (+Giveaway Aug 26-Sept 9)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  I know this post has “back-to-school” in the title of it, but let’s pretend that isn’t happening, okay? I want the summer to go on forever. I want more hikes, more camping, more road trips, more boat cruises, more sleepovers at the cottage, more… Read more »

Meemaw Mentions: Staying Hydrated with Coral-Mine (+Giveaway Aug 25-Sept 8)

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Welcome to “Meemaw Mentions” – a new semi-regular blog series brought to you by my mom/Huckleberry’s Meemaw. Meemaw will use this blog series to mention products she likes, tips and tricks for a healthy and active lifestyle, and words of wisdom from a mom of 3 daughters and a Meemaw of 4 (almost… Read more »

Fast Food Tankini Nursing Swimsuit Review

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BOOB Design Fast Food Tankini Nursing Swimsuit Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Last summer I decided I could go the cheap/lazy route and just use my same old bikini as a nursing bikini. I mean, how hard is it to pull it up or down when Huckleberry needs to nurse? Well, it wasn’t difficult, but it… Read more »

Our 3 Favourite Toys for Imaginative Play

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Huckleberry would be happy if all we ever let him play with were sticks and stones, but those are not great indoor toys. And although our social media feeds may not suggest it, we do spend time inside. So, what does Huckleberry play with when he’s not in the great outdoors? Not much, actually. We did a very good job… Read more »

Ellie Ears Positional Support Pillow for Hiking

Ellie Ears Positional Support Pillow for Hiking - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Huckleberry has always been incredibly talented at napping on the go. We’ve never avoided adventure because it was nap time, knowing that we could guarantee a trail or car nap while out and about. However, when we moved from mostly using our Onya Baby… Read more »

Halo Headwear for the Adventurous Mom

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Halo Headwear for the Adventurous Mom - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own. The one thing I cannot stand is hair in my face. I don’t wear my hair down very often for this reason. And on days when I do wear my hair down, it’s only for about half of the day because I can’t take… Read more »

Luv Bug Sun Protection Blanket Review

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Luv Bug Sun Protection Blanket Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Summer is in full swing around here! This means lots of extra time outside soaking up the sunshine! Except that we don’t want to soak up the sun, not really. My sore peeling shoulders and Huckleberry’s very pink cheeks can tell you why we… Read more »