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4th of July Denver Events 2018

4th of July Family Friendly Events Around Denver

We’ve got the list of all the best family friendly 4th of July Celebrations around the Denver Metro Area! Whether you live in Arvada, Aurora, Boulder, Broomfield, Commerce City, Denver, Golden, Glendale, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Fort Collins, Littleton, Louisville, Parker, Thornton, or Westminster, we’ve got your family friendly Independence Day Celebrations covered!  Denver Independence […]

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“Low Sensory” events to help ease summer transitions

I’m going to tell you a secret about “low sensory” events. They’re freaking awesome. The transition from school days filled with structure and consistency to summer days filled with free time and sleeping in can be very hard for a child on the autism spectrum. It can be hard on parents, as well. Children on […]

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Summer “Vacation”: Traveling with the littles

Picture this: No wifi, an oceanfront house with a million-dollar view, a week without being tied to your email. Sounds amazing, right? Vacation! All that is standing between you & this bliss is a four-hour plane ride with a three-year-old and a one-year old.  <Cue tears.> My husband and I used to travel all the […]

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Ten Must Haves for your Summer Diaper Bag and Vehicle

Summer is fast approaching, time to prep the good ol’ diaper bag! And by “bag,” I of course mean backpack. It’s life changing. I’m not being dramatic. I really love this one. There is a pocket for everything, it’s lightweight and durable. Hands free is the way to go when you’re out and exploring! Make […]

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Supportive Pregnancy Postpartum

How to be a Supportive Mama-Nana, During Pregnancy & Postpartum

We are so thankful that our partners and Mama-Nana Lenora Kingston shared this important information with us on pregnancy and postpartum related depression and anxiety. As the Mama of three grown children, and Nana of soon-to-be three grandchildren, I’ve worked hard to develop a healthy role in the lives of my children and their families. As […]

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Grocery Shopping Isn’t Hard Anymore

Last week, I went to three grocery stores to get food and household items for our four-person family. Three. Grocery shopping took up my whole Saturday morning, and you don’t even want to know how much I spent. Both of our girls have food allergies, which means I do my shopping at specialty grocery stores […]

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Things to Keep in Your Purse to Make it Look Like You’ve Got Your $#!& Together

I learned a trick, you guys, and I’m here today to share it with you. It’s about how to make it look like you’ve got your mess together – 24/7. And don’t worry – it doesn’t actually entail having your mess together. We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief.   It’s this little thing my daughter […]

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