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B Session: Parenting Tasks I Don’t Feel Like Doing Anymore, Part II

In late 2015, I wrote about all of the parenting tasks I didn’t feel like doing anymore. Well it’s been 18 months or so, and guess what, I don’t have to do some of them anymore! Isn’t that the magic of childhood? Of parenthood really? Kids grow up, and suddenly they can be trusted to eat […]

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Motherhood is Hard. It’s Okay to Say So.

A friend of mine often jokes that, as moms, we’re invisible. We’re at the grocery store. We’re at home making dinner. We’re in the office at school turning in forms. We’re at work, toting breast pumps and brushing off an applesauce stain on our dress. We aren’t turning any heads. We’re barely getting noticed. We […]

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Tips and Tricks for Parenting When Your Partner Travels

Business Travel and Single Parenting: How Not To Lose Your Mind

Working mom, check. Two young children, check. Little dog, check. Involved and helpful co-parent, check. Except for, you know, two weeks a month.  I am part of the lucky crew of moms whose partner, in this case my husband, travels regularly for work. Lately, it’s been two weeks or so a month, and it’s not […]

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Best Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops Around Denver

Coffee around Denver is experiencing something of a moment right now. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find a new amazing coffee roaster with a quaint café, nitro cold brew on tap, house-made syrups, and delicious pastries. But for those of us with kids in tow, hipster coffee shops can seem well, a little intimidating. You’ll find tons […]

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Before 8am : Jeni | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Life Before 8am (Jeni)

“See and appreciate the significance in the mundane, in the everyday, in the fleeting. The big moments are important, but some of the best moments are the in-between ones.” – Karen Jacot Photography This is the story of a normal Friday morning before 8am in the Winter of 2016. Life moves so fast, I’m glad […]

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