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Talking to Kids About Racism

How do we raise our children to treat others fairly when they see racial injustice? What are the pros and cons of talking openly about race and racial injustice with our children? What is the price of silence? Researchers have found that to be effective, conversations about race must be explicit, and your messages must be […]

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2020 Halloween Costume Guide for Denver Girls

With the start of fall, the Halloween season is now upon us! To help you get into the spirit of the season – and help you or your daughter find the perfect costume – Mighty Girl has pulled together many resources in our Halloween collections. In their newly launched 2020 Halloween Costume Guide, you can […]

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Not All Deficiencies: One Mom’s Reflections on ADHD

For as long as I can remember, my son has spent his days in school chewing on his sleeves, eating paper, and fidgeting with anything else he can get his hands on. And when he wasn’t chewing on or fiddling with something, he is talking—commenting on whatever was going on, interrupting, yelling, or trying to […]

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Back-to-School: Rethinking PE

Kids and teens all over the country are dealing with stress around back to school. Adults all over are working hard to support and help our wonderful youth. This week I feel lucky to be doing an event with Jane Fonda and the organization she founded almost 30 years ago that focuses on empowering youth. […]

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 Educational Resources to Help Families with Hybrid and Virtual Learning 

If there’s anything I’ve learned during COVID-19 it’s that every family has their own unique set of strengths and challenges pertaining to hybrid or full-time virtual learning.  Parents, schools and teachers are understandably overwhelmed with this educational shift, but I have been so impressed with the MANY resources that are available.  Comcast’s Free Educational Programming […]

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Colorado launches "Learn with Me at Home" programming

Parents of young kiddos: distance learning just got a bit easier, thanks to the support of the state of Colorado! Governor Jared Polis, the Colorado Department of Education, and Colorado Education Initiative are partnering with Rocky Mountain Public Media (RMPBS, KUVO JAZZ, The DROP) to provide K-3 students, their families and caregivers with direct-to-home remote […]

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How to Help Kids Handle Disappointment

For two months our kids have weathered a steady stream of disappointments, as one much-anticipated thing after another has been canceled. With the coronavirus restrictions ongoing, the coming summer (not to mention school in the fall) is also likely to look very different than what children have come to expect. And it’s not only kids […]

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