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Reflecting on my Last Thirty Years… Mom Edition

Last month something monumental happened in my life… I turned 30. This is something I had been dreading basically since I turned 21 a decade ago. Wasn’t I just turning 25 and celebrating a quarter of a century? Cue all of the balloons/tears/wine. For whatever reason, as a woman, 30 seems to be the “big […]

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Our First Experience with the EpiPen: Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy Awareness week is May 14-20. Created in 1998 by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (now known as FARE), Food Allergy Awareness Week is honored each May to shine a spotlight on the seriousness of food allergies. By increasing awareness, we can encourage respect, promote safety, and improve the quality of life for […]

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7 Things Food Allergy Parents Want You to Know

I know what you’re thinking: not another food allergy post… and I would have thought the same thing three years ago. But now that I have two daughters with life threatening food allergies, I feel it is my duty to spread awareness about the seriousness of food allergies and how they affect one in thirteen children […]

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A Real Mother’s Day Gift: Honesty & Support

We are so thankful to our sponsors at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment for providing this post on pregnancy-related depression and anxiety.Congratulations to all the new mamas out there celebrating your first Mother’s Day—or your first with your newest kiddo! As you celebrate Mother’s Day, consider having an honest discussion with that […]

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FAQS About Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Albert Vein Institute (AVI) for providing this great information about pregnancy and varicose veins.By Dr. James D. Albert of Albert Vein Institute (AVI), COLORADO’S VEIN SPECIALIST CAN I TREAT MY VARICOSE VEINS WHILE I AM PREGNANT?  Unfortunately, there is no safe treatment of varicose veins while you are […]

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Swimming to Success with SafeSplash Swim School

We are so thankful for our sponsors at SafeSplash Swim School for inviting DMMB to experience their swim lessons. All opinions are our own. Taking your child to swimming lessons is a parenthood rite of passage. We’ve dabbled a bit in the swim lesson arena before with our oldest son. First up was a parent/tot […]

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Get your Kids in the Kitchen

Getting your kids in the kitchen can be a challenge! When I was young, I was a terrible cook – I mean, I burned water. Yes, it can be done if you forget about it long enough. My husband is an excellent cook and I’m really great at following a recipe, so between the two […]

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