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Children

Mama-lympics

While our own Amber, editor-cum-blogathlete, is in Vancouver reporting on behalf of Microsoft Office on the Winter Games, I am here thinking about the Mama-lympics that we Mile High Mamas train for year ’round. Vancouver has Curling…Mile High Mamas have curling irons (to tame unruly hair). Vancouver has the Short Track…Mile High Mamas have short […]

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More From Our Schools Speaker Series

Want to help ensure that all kids in your community receive the very best education? Save the Date to join us for the next speaker in the More From Our Schools series! Thursday February 18th, 2010 5:00-6:30pm at Montbello High School in Northeast Denver FREE and open to the public – Childcare & Food will […]

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Mama Drama: Potty Power

Dear Mama Drama: My question is about potty-training. We would like to start our daughter, who will be 3 next month, in a 3-yr-old preschool program that requires she be potty-trained. She was doing really well, then regressed to going in her diaper when the newness of the potty wore off. So, we’ve started only […]

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Finding light after a painful darkness

No more cutting – One teen’s story of her journey through self-injury to self-care. By Kristen Browning-Blas The Denver Post (Photo: High-school junior Caia Pattynama of Centennial began cutting herself to relieve stress. She and her family have gone through treatment for the underlying depression, and she now thinks of herself as a survivor. Cyrus […]

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Children’s Museum Fairytales & Fables Month - Win 4 Tickets!

February’s theme at The Children’s Museum of Denver is Fairytales & Fables! This month’s theme is perfect for my 4-year old daughter! She loves all things fairytale-y and fable-y, so we were thrilled to be invited to The Children’s Museum to check out some of their daily programs for February! The one we chose to […]

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An ode to the only child

Families with many children and families with one child have a lot in common. As a mom with many, I feel a special bond with moms of only children. I understand what it’s like to field deeply personal questions about reproductive habits, fertility, and ethical and spiritual beliefs while waiting for library story time to […]

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Mama Drama: Separation Anxiety Blues

Dear Mama Drama: My daughter just started preschool and cries and clings to me every time I take her. This is her first experience away from me. What can I do to help her adjust? ~Struggling to Separate (photo credit) Dear Struggling: Leaving your child when they are crying and scared is one of the […]

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A New Chapter

We’ve started a new chapter at our house. Literally. We’ve started reading Chapter Books to Claire at bedtime! (Photos provided by The Casual Perfectionist.) When she turned 4-years old at the end of November, I thought it would be a good time to see how she’d do with a Chapter Book. Moving on to books […]

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