5 Things I Learned Taking My Child Skiing by Colorado Mountain Mom
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My husband and I aren’t big downhill skiers, but since we’re raising them in a mountainous area – we want our kids to at least get a chance to learn how to ski. So it was primarily for my daughter’s benefit that we finally made it to a ski area recently.
I was anxious, not having skied for over a decade. She was excited, already knowing from her one skiing adventure two years ago that she loves it. Here are some of the lessons I learned that day – a couple of them for the benefit of parents, and the others were tips which proved helpful to my child.
1. Growing Age, Growing Fear. We first took my daughter skiing when she was in Kindergarten. I didn’t expect she’d ride the chairlift and take her first green run…
ABOUT TAMI: Tami and her family live in Western Colorado, where they are raising their kids to appreciate the great outdoors. For her, it strikes a perfect balance to combine being an IT professional 4 days a week, with being a stay at home mom the other 3. She writes about anything she finds amusing, helpful, or fun on her blog Colorado Mountain Mom, with the primary themes centering on what she loves most: Travel, the Outdoors, and Disney.
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