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Children

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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Take your kids on a free audio walking tour of 24 historic Denver locations

Denver Architecture Foundation recently released two significant audio tour journeys, free and accessible at denveraudiotours.org, featuring 24 locations historically significant to Denver and Colorado and highlighting more than a century of Denver’s architecture and cultural history. This project was paid for in part by the History Colorado State Historical Fund.  Weaving together historic facts and preservation, […]

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Fall 2020 Children's Consignment Sale Schedule

It’s finally here! Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. Thousands of shoppers find bargains on kids’ clothing for newborn-preteen, toys, strollers, furniture, baby equipment, books, shoes, maternity items and more…all at 50-90% below retail. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the […]

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