Don’t be afraid – Be educated (Children and Firearm Safety)

I feel all families should teach their children about firearms. Whether you intend to own one or not! What if your child comes across a firearm or visits another friend's home where there are firearms? Will your child know what to do? Firearm safety is a very important thing in our lives. It has weighed …

Mia & the Little Gal at the WON: “Helping a first time shooter”

A NEW POST IS UP AT THE WON! SEE WHAT ELSE WE'VE BEEN UP TO!!! Mia & The Little Gal: Helping a first time shooter We shoot quite often and it's always fun to share shooting with others. I became a shooting instructor because I wanted to properly teach safety, respect and to see the …

Summer Fun Idea for You & the Children

Mutant shooting targets

It is of the highest importance to teach the kids properly. Before you shoot, please refresh yourself with the safety rules and/or take a firearms safety course: It is early on in the way of summertime, but I know eventually, we will hear, "I'm bored." Do you have many ideas for fun things to do …

ReVO 26 Pro Ears youth hearing protection

"Wear eye and ear protection as appropriate. Guns are loud, and the noise can cause hearing damage. They can also emit debris and hot gas that could cause eye injury. For these reasons, shooting glasses and hearing protectors should be worn by shooters and spectators." Follow firearm safety rules. When shooting at the range, wearing …

The Difference Between a Clip and a Magazine

Difference between a clip and magazine

Over the years, it has become a pet peeve of mine. It uses the terms "clip" and "magazine." I was at a youth class last night and heard it misused over and over, and it was also in the handouts. I have ideas about why people incorrectly use the words "clip" and "magazine." It may …

Family Fun Between Hunting Seasons

It is in between hunting seasons in Colorado and today was a holiday. It isn't often that you get the three of us together with "nothing" to do, but today seemed to be a day for Hank, Mia and the Little Gal. We did some chores and then took the opportunity to spend quality family time together. …

Shooting – Fun with Women at the Range | Mia’s Motivations

I am always encouraging ladies to get outdoors.  Ladies, if you have the chance, find an event and go.  It doesn't matter if you know someone or not.  You will have new friends by the time you leave.  Women In The Outdoors (WITO) events are always fun.  I am getting excited about one this coming weekend.  It is a  firearms …

Women’s Shooting Camp | Steamboat Springs

Last fall I attended the annual WOMA retreat in Gunnison, Colorado.  It was a pleasure to meet some of my outstanding colleagues that made the WOMA happen. I was invited to sign up for a shooting camp at that retreat. The camp is called Babes with Bullets, and the director is the WOMA’s founder, Deb Ferns. I …

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