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Skate Rising – Too Cool for Phoenix Heat

Skate Rising – Too Cool for Phoenix Heat

Photo: Trisha Gulbin, Still Rad   Have you heard the news? It’s hot in Phoenix. Like, airplanes can’t fly in the sky hot. Like, plastic garbage can melting, fry an egg on the sidewalk hot. But even with extreme heat warnings, girls from all over...
Summer is Here, Send Help! Wise Words for Frustrated Parents

Summer is Here, Send Help! Wise Words for Frustrated Parents

  Oh hi! How’s your summer going so far? It’s officially hot enough to bake cookies on your dashboard in Phoenix and our energy tanks are running on fumes lately. Rylie has declared that Arizona is not the place for her in the summer, unless...
Skateboard Gear Essentials: What’s in Rylie’s Bag

Skateboard Gear Essentials: What’s in Rylie’s Bag

Our girl skate gang is quickly growing and lately we’ve been getting a lot of questions on everything from what socks Rylie wears and why, to what’s in her skateboard gear bag. Here’s a quick glimpse at her current must-haves. (This post contains...
Conquering Kindergarten One Adventure At A Time

Conquering Kindergarten One Adventure At A Time

  When I was five years old I took my first ride on a ferris wheel. It was also my last ride until I was an adult. I never rode a rollercoaster or any type of thrill ride until I was at least 17. I was a hot mess. A bouncing ball of anxiety, fearful of living...
Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!

  Happy Friday friends! It’s been a fun week of skate dates, ghost town adventures, museums and more. We’re definitely in summer mode over here and can’t wait for the next 10 days of school to be over. Bring on the fun! You might be thinking...
Your First Skateboard Purchase – A Guide for Parents of Littles

Your First Skateboard Purchase – A Guide for Parents of Littles

  Buying your kids first skateboard can be a pretty hefty investment, especially for parents of little ones. You never know if they are going to give it up within a week’s time, so it’s hard to justify spending $100 or more dollars to get a decent...
The Ripple Effect – Keeping Kind Going

The Ripple Effect – Keeping Kind Going

  It’s been a crazy KIND month here in Arizona, our pay it forward efforts have been unexpectedly coming back at us tenfold! It’s bananas how the kindness ripple effect works. We’re so appreciative of the heartfelt notes we’ve received,...
Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Unconventional Mom

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Unconventional Mom

  Last Christmas my kiddo bought me three boxes of my favorite cereal. She wrapped them up and told me for a week how much I’d love her gift when I opened it. The truth is, it was my favorite gift ever. I don’t even remember another thing I got that...
#stand4kindness – Paying it Forward with Skateboarding

#stand4kindness – Paying it Forward with Skateboarding

Hello friends! Have you heard of Pay it Forward Day? It’s on April 28 and it’s an awesome opportunity for you to teach your kiddos to spread kindness in your community. This year the goal is to inspire 10,000 acts of kindness worldwide! #stand4kindness...