Skiing with Tots

17 months old – first time on skis

Families that ski together stay together!  Does this sound familiar to you?  This is the motto in my husband’s family, where there is a 47 year tradition of skiing together every spring break.  Spouses are picked with a criteria for loving to ski; children are pretty much born with skis on their feet.  You get the idea.  Our oldest daughter logged 2 ski seasons before her 3rd birthday.  The first time she did some sliding, while holding onto my husband’s pole or skiing between his legs, was when she was 17 months old, but one purchase made the second trip (just shy of 2.5 years old) a game changer.   I thought I’d share tips (& our new gadget) from my experience:

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