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Children

Review & Giveaway: Steve Spangler's Science Toys

With the holidays just around the corner, we are bombarded by ads for toys. All the bells, whistles, and batteries required can make your head spin. I’m always on the lookout for new toy ideas that foster learning with a hint of adventure, so when Claire and I were asked to review some of Steve […]

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Micro-thankfulness

During this holiday season, big thankfulness is what we usually aim for. Yet there are countless opportunities to feel gratitude for the small things. This is one of my moments of micro-thankfulness*. ============= I’m well aware of my shortcomings as a mom.  I lack enough patience. I don’t engage deeply and often enough with my […]

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The Un-Soccer Kid

Declan was born two months premature and while he never qualified for services, he always lagged behind a bit – especially physically. Especially in his gross motor skills. Especially in not falling over at every possible occasion. Now, trust me, at 7 years old, he is a totally normal kid – and I am thinking […]

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Child's play at the toy museum

Recently, we visited the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, and Toys. The kids were very skeptical because how can a museum about miniatures, dolls, and toys be very cool? Seriously? This is how we are spending our Sunday afternoon? I think they pictured a sterile, roped off environment and not a hands-on and up-close experience. […]

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Expecting, the First Time Around

Guest Blogger Gwen is expecting…for the second time. And once again, no baby bump or stretch-marks will grace her with their pending bambino. Step inside their world of growing a family through adoption. Follow along here at Mile High Mamas and her blog and get a candid feel for the ups, downs, highs, lows and […]

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Healthy Kids Thank-A-Thon 2009

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Need a unique way to blog about the holiday? Participate in the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition’s Healthy Kids Thank-A-Thon 2009! This is a FREE, fun, and easy way to utilize social media and celebrate Thanksgiving by promoting health for kids. We often don’t think about our health until something […]

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Mama Drama: Picky Eaters and Tall Tales

Dear Mama Drama: My two-year-old won’t eat anything except macaroni and cheese. I’m afraid to give him other things because if he doesn’t eat it he’ll be hungry. I see other children, even younger than him, eating a wide variety of foods. I am amazed that they will eat things like tofu and vegetables. How […]

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Getting a Kick in the Priorities

Guest blogger Janalee Card Chmel is co-owner of MA! motherhood with attitude and is a Denver-based freelance writer. She was shocked at the age of 40 to find out she was pregnant. Follow her journey each month. I am just finishing Week 28 of my surprise pregnancy, which means I have about 11 weeks to […]

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