Author Archive | Melissa M

Snow Mountain Ranch:: Wild West High Altitude Family Fun | DMMB

Snow Mountain Ranch:: Where the Wild West Meets High Altitude Family Fun

Recently, our family had the opportunity to spend three days at Snow Mountain Ranch, a YMCA of the Rockies property, nestled in the beautiful mountains near Winter Park, CO. Their website reads,    Adventure. Tranquility. And everything in between. And we found that statement to be absolutely true. At check-in, we were welcomed by a friendly […]

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Into the Great Wide Open {How to Camp with Kids}

To say that my husband and I are passionate about getting our family out into nature would be an understatement. As parents, we are backpacking enthusiasts turned car-camping aficionados. I’m pretty sure that during the summer months, we spend more nights in a tent than we do in our beds at home. Why make the effort […]

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These Boots Are Made For Walking {Tips for Hiking with Kids}

The valley is lush with green {after what has felt like our first ever monsoon season} and the temperatures are rising, so it’s a perfect time to lace up those boots, or tennis shoes, and head for the hills. Now that you’ve got little ones in tow, perhaps the days of double-digit mile long hikes […]

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Rediscovering Adventure Through the Eyes of Your Child | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Rediscover Adventure Through the Eyes of Your Child {Sponsored}

Once upon a time, if someone had mentioned the word “adventure,” plans for heli-skiing in British Columbia, backpacking the Colorado Trail, climbing fourteeners, or paddling class V rapids may have filled your mind. Or maybe not – perhaps you simply dreamt of that kind of adventure. And now that you have taken on the role […]

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Confessions of an Introvert Mama | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Confessions of An Introvert Mama

You watch as she enters the room, engaging with each guest she meets. You see her listening, telling stories, laughing, and connecting with people in the room. Chances are you might mistake this woman for an extrovert. You see, people often equate extroverts with being outgoing and introverts with being shy, quiet, and well, ‘sit in […]

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Rainy Day Activities

Rainy Day Destinations In Denver

You know those days, when you have plans to head to the zoo and spend the day outside in the Colorado sunshine? And instead you find yourself sipping your coffee, staring out the window at the pouring down rain or the trees blowing in the howling wind, and you wonder, now what are we going to do […]

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