Author Archive | Susan W


Entering a Season of Rest

It’s been a tough year…or two or three. My definition of rest has changed, especially since having a child. I have fond pre-motherhood memories of actually taking a nap on the couch to get some rest. I used to spend my weekends resting after a long week at the office by lounging around in my […]

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The Leaf Man Nature Craft

I’m pretty sure I felt a tiny chill in the air the other day in Denver and if I didn’t feel it, maybe I imagined it, which is still good enough for me. After enduring weeks of high temperatures, that tiny chill has filled my mind with thoughts of fall, cooler weather, and falling leaves. […]

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Letterboxing Family Fun

Letterboxing 101 Just over 11-years-ago I was living in Breckenridge, Colorado, along with three girlfriends. One of my roommates received a package in the mail from her brother. We all watched as she opened it, having no idea what it was even once it was fully unwrapped. The package included a mysterious looking box that […]

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Top 7 Things to Do with Kids at Denver Botanic Gardens | DMMB

Top 7 Things to Do with Kids at Denver Botanic Gardens

Two years ago our family made our first visit to the Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street, to take advantage of a “free day.” (If you aren’t familiar with Denver Free Days, make sure you check them out and put them on your calendar!) This visit made such an incredible first impression on us that […]

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Grieving While Parenting

Grieving While Parenting

My father died this past December. The grief is still quite raw and shows up at unexpected moments.  This morning I opened the newspaper and cried when I came across the comic strips section.  When I was a child, my dad would methodically pull the “funnies” out of the paper each morning and fold the […]

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Truth Behind Family Photos | Denver Metro Moms Blog

The Truth Behind the Holiday Photo

It’s that time of year again – when we actually revert back to using snail mail to send our loved ones cards to wish them good tidings and peace on earth for the holiday season.  These days, most holiday cards include a beautiful, glossy (or matte), happy, and full-of-smiles photo.  I love getting these cards […]

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Halloween Haunted Happenings

DMMB’s Guide to 2015 Haunted Halloween Happenings In and Around Denver

Are you ready for some Halloween fun? Check out our list of haunted houses and happenings, for all ages, in and around the Denver Metro area. We’ve categorized these based on “Fear Factor” — please consider this before taking littles to any event that they might be too young for! Fear Factor – Not Scary […]

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