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Children

How to become a "yes" parent to your kids

Dear Mama Drama: I have noticed recently that anytime my husband or I say “No” to our three-year-old daughter, a huge meltdown ensues. Even if we are saying, “No, not right now, but later,” she still throws a tantrum. We find ourselves in power struggles or giving in and are at a loss for what […]

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Will COVID impact free preschool in Denver for 2021-22?

School funding has been all over the place this year with COVID but just how will the Denver Preschool Program (DPP) be impacted? Good News! They recently announced their plans to preserve – and possibly increase – the amount of tuition support currently available to the families of Denver’s youngest learners for the 2021-2022 school […]

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Helping Kids Through the Pandemic With Stories

“Mom, when can I have a sleepover?” I felt my eight-year-old daughter’s body stiffen as she lay next to me in the dark, waiting for an answer. I enjoy our bedtime chat, but dread questions like this. Before the pandemic, we had planned her first sleepover with friends. At the point of this conversation, sleepover […]

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Digital Inequality: How Comcast’s WiFi-Connected “Lift Zones” Are Helping Denver Families

Most parents would agree that COVID-19 has been non-stop stress, especially as it pertains to distance learning and quarantining. Though difficult, I recognize my family’s privilege: my husband and I work remotely, we have Internet access and my two teenagers have school-issued laptops. These factors make us better-off than many Coloradans. In fact, a staggering […]

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13 Awesome Halloween and Día de los Muertos Celebrations in Denver

Halloween is upon us! Don’t miss these fun Halloween and Día de los Muertos Celebrations in Denver. See our event calendar for full listings.  Bug-A-Boo,  Butterfly Pavilion  Oct 18 – 29  Colorado’s Butterfly Pavilion announced today the return of Bug-A-Boo, it’s safe, indoor trick-or-treating event, from Oct. 18 through Oct. 31. Halloween revelers can put […]

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