My love of the mountains began when I was was five years old. My dad, an adrenaline junkie, booked a family skiing holiday, because he thought it was something we should try as a family. My mum, a total heights and speed-phobic, wasn’t so keen, but she went along with it.
I have mentioned a few times on the blog my passion for skiing. I really do think it is an amazing way to spend time together as a family, if only we lived in the mountains! The bulk of my skiing over the years has been in the French Alps, although I did ski in […]
A while back I wrote about the differences in skiing holidays pre and post motherhood. If you didn’t catch that you can see it here. I have always thought that despite the effort required for a family skiing holiday that it is always worth it as there are so many benefits to be gained for children. […]
Heading off on a skiing holiday with children requires lots of thought and lots of planning. Skiing is a wonderful way to spend holiday time together but with children in tow the potential for complications is high. Many people assume that if you are heading off on a skiing holiday that you have to fly […]
Packing to go away with a large family is a military operation, without a doubt. However, it is always made easier if I know we will have a washing machine or better still, a washing machine and tumble dryer. You know you’re a mum when you get excited by a tumble dryer right? In those […]
Ah skiing…. Mountains… Snow… Three things that are never far from my mind, but what is the best age to start this awesome hobby/way of life? As someone who began skiing at the age of five (thanks to my parents) I’d say the earlier the better. Children tend to be fearless and of course there is […]