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Children

2018 Denver Summer Activity Guide (150+ ideas!)

Warmer weather is here! As the sun lingers in the sky longer before settling behind the mountains, how should we fill the time? What activities are sure to be a hit? Well, with the help of our readers (yes, that’s you!) Mile High Mamas has compiled a list of fun activities in the Denver area […]

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5 Homework strategies in the digital age from Screenagers

One of the hardest things in parenting is helping kids stay focused while doing homework because of all the internal distractions, like dread of working on certain tasks, or the desire to check in with friends, and the many external technological distractions that live right on the same device they are using for homework. In […]

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Tips to help kids adjust to upcoming time change

Spring forward, fall back. Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 11, and we will all lose an hour of sleep. While the change can be hard on everyone, it is especially difficult on children and teens.   According to Ann Halbower, MD, sleep medicine specialist at Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado), “All developing children will feel the pain of […]

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Sharing Is Caring: How to Teach Kids to Share

The tug of war, the kicking, the shoving, we’ve all the seen the perils of children fighting over a toy. Sharing is HARD, especially for little ones who don’t have a full understanding of the concept. The good news is, we can teach toddlers them to share! Start early and play with them often to […]

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Register for Speak Up for Kids Day at the Capitol

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -Dr. Seuss Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Children’s Campaign and Clayton Early Learning have teamed up again to host our seventh annual advocacy day, Speak Up for Kids, on Wednesday, March 14, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bringing together […]

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