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Books

Family Inspiration

Baking cookies, riding bikes, even sewing together.  You never know what activities you do with your children, today, will nurture a future creative endeavor.  Writing a book never just happens. It takes a lifetime of encouragement and support from family and friends.  My mom, started me on my sewing journey. A box of scrap material […]

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Books for Minecraft-Obsessed Kids (and Their Parents)

If you have a kid, there’s a 70% chance there’s a Minecraft video on right now. Minecraft is one of the most popular video games in the world, and one of its biggest icons is Stampy Cat (a.k.a. Joseph Garrett), the jovial creator of a Minecraft video empire. Kids LOVE watching people play Minecraft and Stampy is one of […]

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 Things You Might Not Know About the Vagina

The vagina is a pretty impressive part of female anatomy, but how much do most of us really know about it? Education about women’s health, anatomy, and sexuality is often lacking, and finding accurate, open information can be a challenge. We’re all about people knowing and understanding their bodies, so here are 5 interesting facts […]

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This Denver dad takes play to a new level

Chris grew up in Vienna, Austria, and came to California 23 years ago for graduate school. After spending a decade in San Diego, he had the good sense to move to beautiful Colorado to enjoy the mountains and the great weather. He met his wife in California while he was working on his PhD in […]

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Where to Find Children’s Stories Online

Reading to young children can be so fulfilling as a parent, but what do you do when you just can’t read your child’s favorite book one more time? My kids could listen to me read the same book over and over. And over and over. They would always know if I skipped a page, too! […]

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My personal top 5 playgrounds in metro Denver

This month I’m celebrating the launch of the 3rd edition of my guide book Denver Playgrounds & Parks. After having been out of print for half a year, it feels great to have more books available again. With an additional 160 playgrounds and a new focus on the very best 50 parks in town, this […]

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Summer Reading: Book Picks and Tips for Every Age

Sunscreen, snacks, sunglasses, and a book in hand — these are the summer essentials for all bookworms, kids and adults alike! Whether your family is traveling on vacation or sticking closer to home, the season offers wonderful opportunities for readers of all ages to dive into new reads. Every book is a new journey and the more books you pick […]

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Choosing YOU this Summer

Being a mom is one of the greatest gifts on the planet. Finding balance as a woman – most of us with a great deal on our plate – is one of life’s greatest challenges. Especially during the summer months when kids are home from school and they want your full attention. (Does this sound […]

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