Recently, I found myself in this place that you may recognize.  I had three full-time gigs: my day job, my mom job, and my “other duties as assigned” job.  I was always busy, volunteering for everything that was thrown...
If you’re a parent reading this I have no doubt you’re all too familiar with the overwhelming feeling of burnout. This past summer I found myself way beyond burned-out. Here’s how I was able to break my cycle of...
You know those hard days when after you put your kids to bed you just think to yourself, “what in the world was that?” Now imagine having those days day after day after day... like you just cannot catch...
When I was newly pregnant and we started telling our close friends, one of them asked me a question right off the bat: have you written about it yet? The answer, until today, was no. I hadn't. Where do I even...
Adenovirus has made headlines recently after 30 children (at the time of this writing) died following an outbreak of the virus at a New Jersey pediatric rehabilitation center. Here are some answers to a few common questions you may have...
The delivery plan. I waited all day knowing I was in early labor. My delivery was going to be amazing, I was certain of it. My husband had just started a new job and was gone all day at a...
  Halloween is one of the most difficult holidays for children with food allergies and their families. Most candy has at least one of the top eight allergens (wheat, milk, egg, soy, shellfish, peanuts, treenuts, and fish), all of which...
The idea of a child having a kidney stone or hypertension seems unbelievable for most people. We think of kidney stones and high blood pressure as health issues we don't need to worry about until middle age. Kidney stones 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...
A day I will never forget.  A moment in time that will stay with me forever.  I got a text . . .  "Hey, I need to tell you something but you can't call me because I am with my kids." "Okay,...
It’s been one of those days. Technically it’s been about 4 of those days in a row and I’m going to be honest with y’all: I feel like I’m drowning a little bit. I’ve said no approximately 715 times...
"Hello baby, goodbye sleep!" We've all heard that saying about sleep, right? It often feels like we moms are living our lives in a coffee-fueled fog, holding out until nap time or bedtime or both. The level of exhaustion we...
Today marks the day you were taken from us. From me. It's been 30 years. And there is so much you have missed. So many of my first days of school. My first camp away from home. My first time behind the...
Navigation and Balance…ah.  Those two things can be difficult in any situation. Being a mom AND experiencing pregnancy related depression and/or anxiety, AND returning to work outside of the home can overwhelm the most balanced of women.   Women reading...

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All Denver area residents know, one of the best things about living here is the incredible patio weather! Front range families flock to the...