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Fast Food Tankini Nursing Swimsuit Review (+Giveaway August 11-25)

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 (+Giveaway Aug 9-23)

Favourite Toys for Imaginative Play - mamanonthetrail.com

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 (+Giveaway Aug 7-21)

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 (+Giveaway August 3-7)

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 »

Troubleshooting the Fit of a Nursing Bra

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Troubleshooting the Fit of a Nursing Bra - mamanonthetrail.com

Having an ill-fitting bra can be a nightmare! But how does a new mom know what size nursing bra to buy (especially when her breasts change size almost hourly!)? I’m currently on my 3rd size of nursing bra, now at almost 20 months postpartum, and I’m still not back to my pre-pregnancy bra size. It’s really incredible what your body can do to… Read more »

Luv Bug Sun Protection Blanket Review (+Giveaway July 25-August 8)

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 »

12 Reasons to Love Merino Wool All Year Long

luvmother Merino Wool Review - mamanonthetrail.com

We love merino wool! We love it for base layers and pyjamas. We love it in our hiking socks. We love it as underwear or in diaper covers . It is such a versatile material with benefits galore. We especially love it in the backcountry and we definitely love it all year long. By now you might be asking what’s the… Read more »

Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock Review (+Giveaway July 14-28)

Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  You need a backpacking hammock! Seriously, stop wasting your time reading this review and go buy one now! I’ll even save you the trouble of shopping around – the Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock from Tiny Big Adventure is lightweight, versatile, durable and inexpensive. It… Read more »

KEEN Footwear for the Hiking Family (+Giveaway July 10-23)

KEEN Footwear Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  The last time we bought hiking boots was in early 2012, right before a month-long car-camping trip in the Maritimes that had us hiking over 200km in all sorts of terrain. Since then, we’ve put easily another 400km on those boots. We took well… Read more »

Kirby’s Custom Paracord Leash & Collar Review (+ Giveaway July 7-21)

REM Designs Paracord Leash & Collar Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Kirby the Trail Dog doesn’t often get doted on these days. He still tags along on all of our adventures, but our attention is elsewhere. Don’t feel too sorry for him though, because even if we don’t spoil him rotten the way we used… Read more »

The Ultimate Nursing Bra for the Hiking Mom (+Giveaway July 5-19)

Hotmilk Yoga Nursing Bra Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  When we first decided to start a family, I didn’t realize just how difficult it would be for me to find clothing that supported our, apparently “unique” lifestyle choices. It seems to me that there is an abundance of quality maternity and nursing clothing… Read more »

Bummis Splash Swimwear Review (+Giveaway June 21-July 4)

Bummis Splash Swimwear Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Summer is here and it’s officially “swim outside” season! The backyard pool, the beach, the splash pad, the cottage – we get up to a lot of swimming once the sun gets hot and the water is not so icy. My biggest complaint about… Read more »

WHEAT Rain Jacket & Overall Review (+ Giveaway June 8-21)

WHEAT Canada rain set review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  We are big proponents of the one-piece rain suit. We tend to just throw one on over whatever Huckleberry happens to be wearing, for rainy days and romping around. We leave one at daycare all the time. We even paired one with an insulation… Read more »