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Books

Denver Mom Turns Sorrow Into Support For Others

A woman from Denver has written a book about losing her husband to a massive brain hemorrhage. Now, she’s helping others who’ve suffered similar tragedies by donating all proceeds from the book to the Jamie Beck Family Foundation. Michele Morris turned her grief into support for others. It was a courageous journey that started with […]

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One Book, Two Books, Red Book, Blue Book: Making Reading Fun

Summer is here, and between the lemonade stands and outdoor adventures, we can’t forget about learning. Vacations present an incredible opportunity to slow down and read with your kids. You can read about the places you’re traveling and activities you’re planning, or just enjoy the books you’ve come to love. Whether you’re swinging in a […]

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Toilet Training Tips for Proactive Parents

Let’s begin by challenging what we think we know about potty training…           Disposable diapers are perhaps one of the most essential inventions to appear in the last century. They are more comfortable, they are aesthetic, and they save us the inconceivable burden of hand-washing dirty cloth diapers, just as our ancestors used to do. Having […]

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Preventing Mommy Burnout This Summer

Let me guess, you have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. You have an ongoing to do list running through your head and you are constantly forgetting to do things. You lose your car keys, dream abut taking naps and reach for junk food when stressed out. You alternate between a backache, stomachache or headache. […]

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Rebecca Lukens: The Mom with a Will of Iron

If you’re looking for a unique Mother’s Day gift for the favorite mom in your life, look no further than Tough Mothers!  In concise, deeply researched vignettes, accompanied by charming illustrations,  the author of Rejected Princesses illuminates these fearsome women, explores their lives, and pays tribute to their accomplishments. A celebration of motherhood and female achievement, Tough Mothers […]

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A Denver mom's book about bipolar disorder

Guest blogger Erin is a Denver mom of three children and recently write about a book about bipolar disorder. When I wrote All of the Rogers, it was an emotional experience for me. It wouldn’t have happened if my teenage boyfriend, Nick, hadn’t posted on social media about his struggle with mental health issues on April 20, […]

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Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

This insightful article explores Stanford professor Carol Dweck’s groundbreaking research on the most effective ways to praise and motivate girls. Dweck, one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation, has found that there is a strong praise paradox for girls: “What we’ve shown is that when you praise someone, say, ‘You’re smart […]

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