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Tips for Your Picky Eater

Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Picky or Resistant Eater

Picky eaters. We all know them. Maybe you’re even one of them. From an outsider’s perspective it might not seem like a big deal, but when you’re the parent of a picky eater and every meal becomes a battle, it can be exhausting. As the parent of one picky eater and one adventurous eater, I […]

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SPED Teacher Learning- Feature

When Compassion and Hope Aren’t Enough: Lessons on action and advocacy from a former special education teacher

As a blogger and writer for DMMB, we plan content months in advance.  So several months ago I had decided to write an article titled “What I Learned From Being a Special Education Teacher” because March is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, but then last month our nation was witness to yet another tragic lose of […]

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A Letter to the Teacher Who Keeps Our Children Safe - DMMB

To The Teacher Who Keeps Our Children Safe . . .

I have been leaving my children in the capable care of amazing individuals since my oldest was 9-weeks-old. Both schools my children have attended are led by the most inspiring people, and they have had the most incredible teachers, whose number one priority is keeping them safe. This letter is dedicated to the teachers, staff, […]

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How to Celebrate

How To Celebrate Kids With December Birthdays

Ah December. Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve, even National Eat an Apple Day. December is full of holidays. It’s a flurry of activity. Shopping, decorating, Santa visits, wrapping up the semester, visits from Grandma and Grandpa. It can all be a little overwhelming. And for a kid with a December birthday, it’s easy to […]

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Honor Your Grief Honor Their Growth

Honor Your Grief, Honor Their Growth: Navigating the heartache of your kids getting older

A friend of mine recently mourned out loud on Instagram about Summer coming to an end and her daughter getting ready to start Kindergarten in a few weeks. Her sadness was palpable as she asked, “Mamas, how do you let them go?” Ah yes, one of the hard corners of motherhood where we must cross […]

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Good Buy Gear | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Good Buy Gear: Buying and Selling Baby Gear Made Easy

Raise your hand if you . . . had no idea pre-babies how much gear comes along with those tiny little beings feel like your home is growing more cluttered with kids’ stuff every wildly chaotic day are holding onto your kids’ gear and toys because you have plans to do something with it “some […]

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MID-SUMMER STRUGGLES

Mid-Summer Struggles: When all of your good ideas are at the bottom of the pool

Remember in May? When you happily waved goodbye to your children and trotted off to work, or to the gym, or to Target, where you could peruse the aisles, child-free? And you thought to yourself: “I can’t wait until summer gets here, I’m going to take them to the pool, and we’re going to make […]

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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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