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12 Days of Giveaways:: ASPIRE Natural Sports Drinks

Fun Facts: Children love sports drinks. Sports drinks taste delicious. Sports drinks are supposed to make you run faster, jump higher, perform better, Not Fun Facts: The average sports drink contains over 80 calories and 21 grams of sugar per 12 oz serving. The average sports drink also contains artificial colors, flavors, sodium, chemicals, preservatives, and sweeteners. […]

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Toddlers on a Plane!

  I did it, and I survived! I traveled on an airplane with my one year old. And you know what? She did great! I know this is probably due to her disposition more than my “excellent” planning skills, but regardless of the reason we had an almost peep-less little girl who sat happily in […]

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Amwell:: A Doctor at Your Fingertips

Denver Metro Moms Blog has partnered with Amwell for this sponsored post My toddler doesn’t schedule his sick days. He doesn’t check my work schedule, put in a request for time off, and plan his fever, runny nose, and suspicious rashes around anyone’s needs. Too many mornings, my family has woken up to a list of unexplained symptoms […]

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12 Days of Giveaways:: Idea Chíc

Seeking to expand her creative work beyond her custom wedding invitation business, Julie Sandusky founded Idea Chíc in 2009.  She decided to build a local shop specializing in making stationery, invitations, favors, cards and gifts right here in Denver, Colorado!  Her husband David helped fill orders at night and weekends until joining full time. A dream […]

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12 Days of Giveaways:: Handcrafted Wooden Helicopter

Who doesn’t want their children playing with high quality, handmade, wooden toys – especially when those beautiful toys come from a local business? Erin and Aaron are the husband and wife behind A Summer Afternoon, and they specialize in making wooden cars, rattles, teethers, blocks, developmental, Waldorf and Montessori toys. Their wooden toys are handcrafted […]

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12 Days of Giveaways:: Plexus Slim

Local mom, Alison Rieke is an avid skier and self-proclaimed fitness fanatic.  Yoga, weights, cardio, group classes, kettle bells, spin, barre. You name it, she has probably tried it.  After her second baby was born, Alison set herself on a regimen of exercise and healthy eating – with the goal of getting healthy and strong. Five months […]

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STEP IS NOT A DIRTYWORD

Step Is Not a Dirty Word

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word stepmother? More than likely, it’s wicked. As a new stepmom, you can imagine I am less than thrilled about this. Becoming a stepmom was not my first foray into the world of wicked steps – far from it. From a young age, my life […]

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12 Days of Giveaways: Belly Bliss Children’s Summer Camp

Founded by two local moms in 2008, Belly Bliss is dedicated to enhancing the lives of mothers and their families by empowering them and serving as a resource for health and education throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.  Lauren Williams and Deb Mills have created a premier center for pregnancy and motherhood in the heart of […]

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