Month: March 2023

Summer Fun for Everyone with 120 Camp Offerings at Kent Denver School!

When we say “summer fun for everyone”, it’s not just a catchy slogan—we really mean it. With over 120 camp offerings for children ages 4-18, Summer at Kent Denver is a singular venue for every child to learn, practice and play this summer. It’s a place where friends are made and memories are created. A safe, welcoming and inclusive environment. A home for every camper—one where they will always feel loved, supported and empowered.  There are endless opportunities in Arts, Athletics, Tiny Farm Day Camp (a great place to garden and make animal friends!), Academics, Innovation and Technology camps. These camps aren’t just “day fillers” to pass the time and get you through another week of child care over the summer. These are incredible opportunities that your child will LOVE. Above all e...

Colorado Rockies: Fun tips for taking your kids!

The Colorado Rockies’ season opener is today against the NL West rival the Padres. You may not be a fan of the game but the entire ambiance at Petco Park is family-friendly fun so we’ve compiled these tips for enjoying a Colorado Rockies game with your kids. Also, dress for [The Rockies] success! Check out this cute Colorado Rockies V-neck T-shirt from Nike or this darling women’s tank top with a heart print baseball.  Tips for Family Fun at the Colorado Rockies The Colorado Rockies are celebrating their 30th season and your family can painlessly plan your day out at the ballgame. Here are some tips and tricks to maximize your good time at the game. How do we get tickets for the Colorado Rockies?  This is easy. You can purchase your tickets at Coors Field or any...

Colorado AMP Summer Camp: Get ready to rock ‘n roll!

Do you have a child who loves music? Guaranteed, this Denver summer camp will have your child rockin’ and rollin’ this summer! Colorado AMP Summer Camps are built so that kids can maximize their time learning the ins and outs of the music business. By the end of two weeks time, they’ll be able to perform as a band and have the skills to run sound for a show. For $199 per person, they’ll learn music fundamentals and build friendships as they create logos, arrange songs, and learn about bands. They’ll also get the opportunity to create a recording of their efforts. By the end of two weeks with Colorado AMP, you won’t believe what they will have accomplished. Colorado AMP Summer Camp Schedule Camp 1 will run from June 5th – June 16th. Students aged 9-12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and ...

Mother’s Day in Denver 2023: The Ultimate Guide to Brunch, Gifts & More

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 14, 2023, because Mother’s Day is almost here! From unique gifts from your favorite Colorado artisans to brunch to tea, we have the Ultimate Guide to enjoying Mother’s Day in Denver. Don’t miss our annual gift guide and scroll down for Mother’s Day events and brunch. Tip: We will be updating this list frequently so be sure to check back!  Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Denver Moms Wellness Getaways For experiential gifts, there’s nothing better than Colorado’s unique wellness getaways, retreats, programs and clubs. A few of our favorites: Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks offers Shinrin Yoku, the Japanese art of forest bathing, a research-based framework for supporting healing and wellness through immersion in fore...

Deals: Frontier Airlines, Rockies Opening Day & More!

While there may be political and privacy issues with TikTok – I find it amusing. So amusing that my daughter and I created our own food tour of the Denver Central Market in RiNo this past weekend based solely on TikTok Videos – Yeah, the Izzio Bakery line was worth it! Free Days. We have posted the list of all the free days again this year. Mark this page and make a New Year’s Resolution to go to a few of these! This week the free days include the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave on April 5. Rockies Opening Day! Baseball is back for the season on March 30th.  Celebrate opening day at Citizen Rail as they open their patio for the season and for the 3rd year offer the Kimchi Hot Dog cookout for just $5! And if you are thinking a specialty cocktail sounds better than a beer try th...

Four of the Best Places for Family Living & Moving in the Denver Area

Living in Colorado is constantly exciting; there is always something to do, different people to meet, business and job opportunities, and exploring the Rocky Mountains. Denverites don’t ever take being a resident for granted, but sometimes, as you grow your family, finding a place with different scenery outside of the city becomes more and more appealing. Luckily, many gorgeous neighborhoods offer easy access to the city, mountains, or wherever you want to go – the problem is deciding where to move to next! Relocating your household can feel like a chore, but that is when securing a local moving company comes in handy. In recent years, these cities have grown in popularity, and while many of these have remained sought after, with all the developing communities – who knows what ...

Take Women and Girls Outdoor Courses in Boulder with Women’s Wilderness

Do you need a break from your kids? Maybe you just want a technology-free weekend to reconnect with yourself in nature. Well, Women’s Wilderness offers both adult and youth courses to help you make that happen.  Women’s Wilderness is a non-profit that has been around for 25 years. Their mission is to support girls, women, and non-binary individuals in accessing their power and improving their health through connection to the outdoors and community. They strive to create transformative outdoor experiences, whether that’s finding an outdoor community or learning new skills for a solo adventure. They are all about making the outdoors accessible and safe for participants. They offer financial aid and free gear rentals (saves you $$ while you try new activities!). As for safety, they have ...

Ask the Experts: How Can I Ensure my Baby is Getting Safe Sleep?

Sleep is critical to a baby’s growth and development, but it can also come with some unexpected dangers. Learning about creating the proper sleep environment can help keep your little one safe. Below, Children’s Hospital Colorado pediatricians and neonatologists Stephanie Bourque, MD, Sunah Hwang, MD, PhD, and Aniekan Udoko, MD, share their answers to a few of the most common safe sleep questions they hear from parents and caregivers. Courtesy of the Safe to Sleep® campaign; https://safetosleep.nichd.nih.gov/.    How do I reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant death? While it’s not possible to completely eliminate the possibility of sudden unexpected infant death, creating a safe sleep environment for your baby significantly lowers the risk. This includes placing your infant...

Summer Music Camp: Ditch technology and grow your kids’ self esteem

Summer music lessons are extremely popular, both on a conscious and an unconscious level, and recent data proves it. Last September, your friends at Littleton School of Music took a poll* of area youths, aged 7-17, and this is what we discovered they’d spent their time doing last summer:             82% – staring at their phones             7% – staring at their friends’ phones             3% – asking parents for money             5% – rolling their eyes when asked to perform the simplest of household chores        ...

Get cleaner air at your child’s school (for FREE!)

The worst of COVID-19 is (hopefully) behind us but our schools still have a long way to go in providing cleaner air for our students. Well, we recently came across a fantastic (free and already funded) program called “Clean Air for Schools Colorado.” The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Clean Air for Schools Colorado is aimed at improving indoor air quality in schools by providing grants for schools to install air purifiers, improve ventilation systems, and perform other measures to enhance the air quality. Poor indoor air quality aggravates some health conditions (asthma, allergies, respiratory viruses), which negatively impacts both students and staff.  Clean Air for Schools program provides free high-efficiency particulate air filter p...

Denver children’s book explores careers for kids who love animals

Children’s imaginations are inspirational, they see life as limitless. “If You Like Animals You Could Be” is about inspiring youth to take their passions with them throughout life. For too long, so many kids think one passion of theirs is directed toward one career.  If you’re a parent or educator looking for a children’s book that not only entertains but also educates, then look no further than “If You Like Animals You Could Be” which inspires kids to explore the many career options available to those who love playing with animals.  New Book Explores Careers for Animal Lovers From biologists to veterinarians, “If You Like Animals You Could Be” offers a comprehensive overview of the many ways people can work with animals. ...

Summit Sensory Ninjas: Summer Camp for Exploring Sensory Needs

Do you have a child with sensory processing challenges?  Summit Sensory Ninjas is an exciting group for children of all ages to participate in a range of physical activities and explore their senses. Summit Pediatric Therapy’s experienced pediatric therapists will provide guidance and support in their advanced sensory gym, teaching the kids about our EIGHT different sensory systems: Touch,Taste, Sight, Smell, Hearing, Proprioception, Vestibular and Interoception.  Through a series of fun, engaging activities, children will learn to identify what makes them feel calm, excited, focused, or silly. Working together in teams and designing obstacle courses, kids will develop an understanding of their own individual sensory needs. Join us and see what Summit Sensory Ninjas can do ...