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Good Choices

Making Good Choices: Helping kids with decision making and goal setting

It’s interesting to take a moment from time to time to imagine what life would be like if you had made different decisions. This came up recently during my 9 year wedding anniversary. I said to my boys that “if mommy and daddy hadn’t gotten married, you wouldn’t be here.” Of course, they didn’t really […]

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IXL online learning program

How To Make Learning FUN!

We are so thankful for our sponsors at IXL for providing this great opportunity to experience and review their online learning program! Ah, homework, how I’ve missed you. NOT! I don’t know about you mommas, but homework is my least favorite thing about school starting back up. Getting my kiddos to do something brain stimulating after they have […]

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Summer Camp Guide 2016 | Denver Metro Moms Blog

A Mom’s Guide to Denver Summer Camps 2016

Does summer both excite and terrify you?  You’ve spent the last 9-months mastering the art of getting your kids to school “on time” (nothing happens in the first 10 minutes anyway!) and now the year is winding down and you’re about to embark on 3-months of seemingly endless down time.  Cue the ominous music.  I’m a SAHM […]

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Grieving Child

Grieving Kids:: How to help your child through a death loss experience

No one wants to tell their kids that a special person in their life has died or is dying. Children live in a world of fantasy and imagination and that’s where we’d love for them to stay. If only it were that easy. If only we weren’t required to pull them back into the realities […]

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Mom and son enjoying ice cream cones in the car

Getting My Teenager to Talk

As the mother of a teen, I’m always looking for ways to increase communication with my son. When he was younger, my husband and I used to encourage conversation by leaving things out around the house, such as a book, a toy, a picture – whatever might grab his interest. It was a lot like […]

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