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About Face

Have you read Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking? It chronicles the period after the sudden death of the author’s husband’s and the concurrent illness of her adult daughter. It is starkly written and trance-like in nature. On the back cover is an intriguing photo, one with such interesting composition and mystery that I […]

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Glorious One-Pot Meals Cookbook Giveaway

  • 18 Dec, 2009
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This giveaway is CLOSED:) Cooking takes on a whole new meaning when we become moms.   I mean between changing diapers, cleaning house, playtime and fixing boo boos when are we supposed to make the time to cook as well.   After having children, the crock pot became my new best friend.  Well, now I have  added […]

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Personalize a Book With Your Child for Story Tots' Giveaway!

**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER JENNIFER VANDER HAMM** It’s official: Colorado is the Mecca for talented MOMpreneurs. My interactions with Denver mama Jessica Ziegler confirmed this. She has launched Story Tots, a line of super-personalized children’s books she has written and illustrated. And as the daughter of famed New Yorker cartoonist Jack Ziegler, she knows […]

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Bellybuttons, bathrooms, and book signings OH MY!

  • 30 Apr, 2009
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I grabbed a coworker of mine by the arm last week and pulled her into the bathroom with me. There was something I wanted her to see, and lifting my shirt up at her desk just seemed like a rude thing to do to everyone who surrounded us. It was my bellybutton. It has slowly […]

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Sometimes she reads books the way Daddy watches TV

I think we’ve reached the stage where we could totally go without naps. And, by “we,” I mean my three-year old, Claire. And, by “totally go without,” I mean she still needs them but I’m not fighting it anymore. And, by “not fighting it anymore,” I mean I’ve resorted to trickery. Actually, truth be told, […]

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Product Picks for April 4, 2009

I’m always happy to get to read a good book to review for Mile High Mamas, and it is even better when it’s homegrown. Author and Speaker Jean Blackmer lives in Boulder with her husband and three sons. As a mom of two young boys, I read Boy-sterous Living: celebrating your loud and rowdy life […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms Book Giveaway

[photopress:powermom.jpg,full,pp_image]I hate self-help books. I don’t know if it’s because I feel like they’re too preachy or if I just don’t think the one-size-fits-all mentality really works. What I do love is inspiring stories about other moms who have made motherhood work for them. Enter: Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Power Moms–101 Stories Celebrating the […]

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