Tag: relationships

Raising Boys – Lessons Learned from Life in the Trenches

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Booger-encrusted fingers, poop jokes, torn jeans, and constant lessons on where exactly to aim while peeing. It’s not exactly the old nursery rhyme about snips...

Creative Denver Date Ideas For Every Couple

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Need a creative Denver Area date idea to impress that special someone or spice things up?   Or maybe you're just looking for a great restaurant...

Positive Parenting Adventures : Learning to Be a Yes Mom

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I have to admit something. I am not a fun, easy going, "yes" mom.  I'm not proud of it. I would love to write instead that...

Siblings and Rivalry: When Your Brother Has Autism and it’s Not...

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"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...

Thank You: An open letter to my best friend

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Hi Friend, We don't talk as much as we used to and I miss you. I know that the pendulum will swing back again and...

The Wife Behind A Deputy Badge

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I am the wife of an Adams County Deputy Sheriff. My husband is different. He changed. I knew this job would change him, but I...

Making Mom Friends

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We are sitting on the couch after a long day away at a volleyball tournament. My daughter is in bed, and my husband is...

Finding Our Big Love in the Small Moments

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We have a toddler.  He travels. The kitchen is a mess.  The dog has a vet appointment.  Laundry needs to be done.  I am tired.   The list goes on and...

When the Baby Rejects Her Father

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My daughter was 22-months-old when I wanted to become a single mom. I felt as though it would be easier than what I had...

Mom’s Summer Reading List 2017

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Last year I wrote a summer reading list for moms. Since reading is still one of my favorite activities, I decided to make another...

Inspiring Women In Colorado

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Let’s talk about some inspiring, Colorado-based women that are doing amazing things for our state and beyond. There are inspiring women everywhere, but last month...

Alcohol Awareness Month: What are you running to?

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April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, which causes me to take a not-so-fond journey down memory lane. It's likely that I'm the only writer for...

Spice Up Your Friendships – They Deserve It Too!

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Lets face it, friendships change when you're a Mom. Not just because we seem to sprout additional appendages with each child, but because our make-up...

Disconnect from Social Media to Reconnect with What Matters

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Recently, I did something that many of us would find unimaginable . . . I decided to disconnect and take a break from Facebook. Gasp!...