I dug my custom ski bibs out of storage this weekend and took my 6-year old and 3-year old for their first ski of the year. For the 3-year old-- his first ski ever! The smile on his face as he bombed down the micro-bunny hill was priceless.
As a mom, gear matters more than ever... hanging out on the bunny hill is hard, cold work! Lots of time on my knees adjusting bindings, fixing gloves, hauling little layered bodies up to their feet... ;) Through it all I was super glad I put in the time making these bomber snow bibs, mom is a lot less grumpy when cozy and dry.
Then I realized I never posted this! So here it is, better late than never, in case you were thinking of making your own!
Out of the blue, my husband asked if maybe he should ask a friend to take our 5-year old skiing.
Wait a minute, I thought. I
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