I love a good vacation. Who doesn't? But we may not have the same definition of vacation. I'm not talking about the version with the kids. I'm talking about a real vacation; I'm talking about taking vacation without the...
In a world where we are constantly bombarded by stimulation, news stories of violence, and social comparisons, it is no surprise that anxiety in kids and teens is on the rise. In addition to being the mom of three...
Big news. I made it through my first day of potty training! And I think it went okay. Phew.  (However, I know that I've only just begun, and I'm terrified of what's to come.) Based on the recommendations of many, many...
To Allergy Moms, I have no idea what it’s like to be in your shoes. I don’t get it. I want to understand, I’ve tried really hard to understand it, but I don’t… not completely. Being a parent of child...
Every Saturday I get a recess from the stay-at-home-mom life and work at the golf course.  I drive the beverage cart. A job I loved prior to kids in our first year of marriage. You meet a lot of...
I have a confession to make. I was late in submitting this post to my editors. Normally I’m not a procrastinator, but this month, life got in the way. Sure, I had all the typical distractions as a mom –...
Usually when I feel myself losing my schmidt as a mom, it's because both kids are pushing me to the brink in a very methodical but lightning fast way. Things were going great two, maybe three minutes before and then the...
Imagine, your spouse is battling anxiety and hates his job, so he quits. You've lost a third of your income. Your teenager is being a teenager - testing all of the limits. Your company is struggling and you've lost...
As the Mama of three grown children, and Nana of soon-to-be three grandchildren, I’ve worked hard to develop a healthy role in the lives of my children and their families. As we Mamas learned firsthand, new parents usually don’t...
"I'm having a boy... and I'm worried about it." About a year ago, two friends of mine were pregnant at the same time. Both found out the sexes of their babies within a week of one another, and so we...
I knew quickly after my first son was born that something was wrong.  Not with him - he was perfect, minus a slightly crazy cone-shaped head that was his battle scar from a couple hours of pushing.  He was...
Last week, I went to three grocery stores to get food and household items for our four-person family. Three. Grocery shopping took up my whole Saturday morning, and you don’t even want to know how much I spent. Both of...
Oh, the world of baby gear! Has there ever existed a more confusing, overwhelming, over-priced bunch of stuff that companies convince us we absolutely need for our baby to survive?! I think not.  When I had my first baby, almost...
Remember being pregnant and people would say the most outrageous stuff? Complete strangers who felt like they had to comment on the fact that you were pregnant, but didn’t know exactly what to say or how to say it....

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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...