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Tips for Back to School Reading and Beyond

Research shows that parental involvement in developing their children’s love of literature is critical to raising lifelong readers. As family schedules are reorganized to begin the school year, now is a great time for kids and parents to be sure they incorporate reading into their daily routines. Below are some fun and practical ways to […]

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Legend of the Tarantula opens Labor Day weekend at the Butterfly Pavilion (win 6 tickets!)

**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER SUSIE NELSON!** The Butterfly Pavilion’s famed tarantula Rosie has some competition. Venture into the world of the tarantula at the Butterfly Pavilion during the world premiere of their new exhibit, Legend of Tarantula, starting Labor Day weekend. Discover how these versatile arachnids go far beyond the dangerous, scary image given […]

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Museums where kids dig the past in Colorado

During road trips, nothing beats a museum for prompting a child’s eyes to glaze over. History? To kids, that means last year. But a handful of Colorado museums will pique the interest of otherwise jaded youth. Here are some of them: Giant Steam Shovel Colorado 119 at Colorado 72, outside the Nederland Mining Museum, Nederland […]

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$4 million kids attraction debuts in Denver!

Denver Botanic Gardens is now the home of a $4 million garden designed for children. Janet Mordecai, through the Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation, donated the funds for a 3-acre exploring garden, and before construction began, she went on a nationwide tour of children’s gardens. “She would say, ‘The kids like this, but not this,’ […]

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Bacon no more at Cherry Creek Mall's new play area!

Being a nice Jewish mother, I have always felt a sense of guilt when it came to letting my children play on the beloved bacon and eggs at the Cherry Creek Mall. While it was certainly not Kosher, it was a right of passage for every Denver child and I, too, joined in the fun […]

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A Warm Weather Guide to Fun in Denver

Warmer weather is here! As the sun lingers in the sky longer before settling behind the mountains, how should we fill the time? What activities are sure to be a hit? Well, with the help of our readers (yes, that’s you!) Mile High Mamas has compiled a list of fun warm weather activities in the […]

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