Stories from the Trail

4 pocket-size items that every parent should squeeze into their luggage

4 pocket-size items that every parent should sq...

There’s a lot to think about when planning a trip with a young child: How will we maintain any semblance of routine? What can I purchase upon arrival? How will...

4 pocket-size items that every parent should sq...

There’s a lot to think about when planning a trip with a young child: How will we maintain any semblance of routine? What can I purchase upon arrival? How will...

4 Low-Effort Tips to Keep Kid Clothes Looking Fresh

4 Low-Effort Tips to Keep Kid Clothes Looking F...

Ever since my son was born, I’ve been a lover of mess. There’s just something so joyous in watching my little one explore his environment fully, unhampered by concern or...

4 Low-Effort Tips to Keep Kid Clothes Looking F...

Ever since my son was born, I’ve been a lover of mess. There’s just something so joyous in watching my little one explore his environment fully, unhampered by concern or...

Cheers to 2023!

Cheers to 2023!

This holiday season has required a true heads-down effort on First Peak — to guide production, communicate with my customers, and coordinate events and promotion. But the end of the...

Cheers to 2023!

This holiday season has required a true heads-down effort on First Peak — to guide production, communicate with my customers, and coordinate events and promotion. But the end of the...

3 Ways to Practice “Slow Travel,” Even When You Can’t Go Slow

3 Ways to Practice “Slow Travel,” Even When You...

After returning to the US after 15 months on the road, we got a lot of questions about how we traveled during our time away. “What were your days like?”...

3 Ways to Practice “Slow Travel,” Even When You...

After returning to the US after 15 months on the road, we got a lot of questions about how we traveled during our time away. “What were your days like?”...

A peek into our design process

A peek into our design process

When I launched First Peak in the spring of 2022, I had no experience in manufacturing. I came from a tech and teaching background, and I was prepared to learn...

A peek into our design process

When I launched First Peak in the spring of 2022, I had no experience in manufacturing. I came from a tech and teaching background, and I was prepared to learn...

How we made Google Maps into our top travel app

How we made Google Maps into our top travel app

As we’ve bounced our way across Europe this summer, we’ve prioritized cities we’ve never visited before: places like Geneva, Brussels, Bratislava, and Llubijana to name a few. But we’ve also...

How we made Google Maps into our top travel app

As we’ve bounced our way across Europe this summer, we’ve prioritized cities we’ve never visited before: places like Geneva, Brussels, Bratislava, and Llubijana to name a few. But we’ve also...