Meet Teresa Delfin: mother of two, founder of two companies, outdoorswoman extraordinaire, prolific blogger and, believe it or not, Professor of Anthropology! In this interview, we discuss her journey as an outdoorsy mother and entrepreneur, and she offers her best tips for parents wanting to get into the outdoors with their kids.
Outside Magazine called her the “Mother on the Mountain”. Back in November 2013, I had the chance to interview The North Face athlete, Hilaree O’Neill, about the ongoing balancing act between her career as a ski mountaineer and as a mother of two young boys. What’s it like to climb Everest with two young kids back at home? How does she manage risk? What lessons has she learned over the years?
When I had the chance to interview Lindsey via Skype, I had a picture in my mind of an energetic, fun-loving supermom. And she is. But, while we chatted, we also dug deep about some of the struggles she’d been through with her pregnancies and in bouncing back since. Slowly, my preconceptions peeled away to reveal a deeply honest and very real human being. Now this was someone I could relate to.
I originally started The Adventures in Parenthood Project because I wanted to investigate why some…