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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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Tips on Keeping Kids Safe Online

A Social Media Pro’s Tips on Keeping Kids Safe Online

I am a mom of five kids ranging in age from 3 to 17. I am a foster mom, a homeschooling mom, a stay-at-home mom, a work from home mom, a mommy blogger. Lots of mom titles. It makes me tired just thinking about all of my mom duties sometimes. And we’re ALL busy! I […]

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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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IXL online learning program

How To Make Learning FUN!

We are so thankful for our sponsors at IXL for providing this great opportunity to experience and review their online learning program! Ah, homework, how I’ve missed you. NOT! I don’t know about you mommas, but homework is my least favorite thing about school starting back up. Getting my kiddos to do something brain stimulating after they have […]

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Summer Camp Guide 2016 | Denver Metro Moms Blog

A Mom’s Guide to Denver Summer Camps 2016

Does summer both excite and terrify you?  You’ve spent the last 9-months mastering the art of getting your kids to school “on time” (nothing happens in the first 10 minutes anyway!) and now the year is winding down and you’re about to embark on 3-months of seemingly endless down time.  Cue the ominous music.  I’m a SAHM […]

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