Author Archive | Natalie M

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Nominating Myself for Mom-of-the-Year

Almost 2 years have passed since my daughter, Charlotte, broke her leg. The accident isn’t something I like to talk about, but I’m reminded of it daily. The hot pink cast went all the way up to her thigh and got remarks of sympathy and awe everywhere we went. It’s like the scarlet letter she wore, […]

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A Local’s Guide to Colorado’s Best Fall Beers

It’s fall y’all. Time to break out the Ugg boots, scarfs, flannel shirts, Patagonia vests, and, of course, black leggings (my personal go-to look for the next 6 months). Instead of seeking out my neighborhood barista for a Pumpkin Spice Latte, I’m excited to visit my local bartender’s for my top fall favorite beers. Coffee, […]

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Leaving a Legacy | DMMB

Leaving a Legacy: Why I want to be a “Beyoncé” to my daughter

My brave husband took our daughter on their first daddy/daughter solo trip mid-August. I dropped them off at the airport at 5am, armed with enough snacks to last a week, $20 worth of toys from the dollar bin at Target, and her favorite movies pre-loaded on the iPad. I’ve taken my daughter on airplane trips […]

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Top Five Favorite Breweries to Bring the Kids

You’ve seen her. That woman and her husband at the brewery you frequent. You know, the ones taking turns watching their child while the other grabs a pint from the bartender. The table is covered in snacks, sippy cups, and tons of tiny toys and they’re hogging an extra chair for their diaper bag. Perhaps […]

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Life Before 8am : Natalie | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Life Before 8am {Natalie}

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 I have to admit I was a little nervous to have Karen come to our house and photograph our before 8am morning routine. […]

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Why I don't feel guilty traveling solo | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Passport for One – Why I don’t feel guilty traveling solo

Dropping my daughter off at school knowing I wouldn’t see her again for a week was harder than I expected it to be. The last time I was traveling without her for a week she had broken her tibia and fibula two days prior so I had some anxiety about leaving. I text my husband […]

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