Parents, as my kids get older and more settled in to elementary school life, I find myself having the same conversation with more and more mothers: How are you handling this parenting gig? What do you do when they ask...
A Love Letter to Four: Why Four-year-olds are the Best | Denver Metro Moms Blog

A Love Letter to FOUR

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My first baby is turning 5 next month. FIVE. You guys, he’s basically off to college. Five years of motherhood is one of those monumental milestones that deserves a little more hype. I have had the tremendous honor and privilege of...
No doubt a woman’s body is completely and utterly fascinating and incredibly strong. After all, we create, nurture, and sustain life. But this does not mean that we are immune to the effects that all of this life-giving superpower...
There’s no way around it: once you reach mid-January, cold and flu season is at its peak. And to make matters worse, by this point in the winter, being cooped up inside with small children for the day is...
Grounding kids is never easy. Recently my dear 10-year-old son was being a real peach, and by real peach I mean anything but. The back talk was incessant, the attitude constant, and my fuse growing shorter by the minute....
The day my daughter, Melanie, put on her first pair of ice skates there was no turning back. Just three years ago she was a beginner, as she’ll tell you “clinging to the walls”. These days you’ll find her...
Dear Medela In Style® Advanced, Thank you for your service over the past four and a half years. I have been breastfeeding for 44 months. This means that for 44 months I have fed my babies with my body....
Cold and flu season is upon us. As the weather turns colder, we’re more likely to catch a cold or get the flu virus. Unfortunately, nearly no one escapes the viruses going around, including women who are pregnant and...
Being the last baby in a family of three has its fair share of ups and downs. As our third child nears his first birthday, I’ve come to realize that there are certain luxuries that the third child misses...
My family is in a weird place when it comes to TV watching. Yes, we watch TV, and a pretty decent amount of it, and we always have and it’s FINE. It's just called something different now, because can you...
"I wish I had autism" That's what my innocent, almost seven-year-old daughter told me when her sibling, my son, was newly diagnosed. My heart shattered again. What on Earth was I doing with my life?? The guilt was eating me...
A while back one of the women on my team walked into my office with that look on her face, that look that told me she had a story to tell. And it was going to be good. "You'll...
The ABC's of toddlers | Denver Metro Moms Blog

The ABC’s of Toddlers

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Toddlers. Terrible-twos. Trouble makers. Threenagers. Tots. Young children. This stage of childhood is overflowing with emotion, energy and excitement. No matter what sort of temperament your child has shown, this time period is bound to test some nerves and...
I like to think of myself as relatively in the loop on what the "kids these days" are up to. Not because I have children old enough to be considered part of that group, but because I am passionate...

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Ultimate Guide to the Holidays In & Around Denver

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The Christmas and holiday season is officially upon us in the Denver metro area, and we've got the guide to help you and yours...