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Home: Families get their game on

Every Monday after supper, Tyler and Angela Monson sit down with their three children for Family Home Evening, a ritual of contemplation, focused conversation and games or skits that always ends with a treat. “The reward for having survived,” joked Tyler Monson, a hearty man who works for Travelers Insurance. “The kids know there’s always […]

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42 Ways to Recapture Childhood Holiday Wonder

1. Save the wishbone. 2. Eat the dark meat. 3. Get dirty, wet, and cold on purpose, leaving a flock of snow angels behind. 4. Appreciate your cousins. Play with them. 5. Celebrate Snoopy Thanksgiving. 6. Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Make sure to high-kick with the Rockettes. Or low-kick. Or flick your toes. […]

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Gobble Up These Thanksgiving Activities and Crafts

It’s that time of year again! Not only is it the day you fill your stomachs with Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, and Apple Pie, it’s a day to spend with family and friends. There are many fun activities you can do on this glorious day. Gratitude Thanksgiving is a traditional holiday to commemorate a harvest festival by […]

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To Ask or Not to Ask? Awkward Mom Questions

Thank goodness Halloween is over. My problem with Halloween isn’t how I eat a whole bag of Costco candy before I go trick or treating with my kids but that I can’t always tell who is wearing a costume! Seriously, someone is wearing something a little too short, a little too tight, a little too […]

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The Great Colorado Christmas Tree Hunt

If you celebrate Christmas, the holiday season shows what kind of person you really are: the real or fake Christmas tree kind of person. I see the benefits in being a fake tree person, I suppose. You make only a one-time purchase, and no traipsing through 5 feet of snow or having your eyes frozen […]

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Mama Drama: Easing New Mom Nerves

Dear Mama Drama: I’m a new mom and feel like I have no idea what I’m doing most of the time. I haven’t spent much time around babies or young children, so am not sure what my daughter is supposed to be doing when. We are also on a tight budget, so my resources are […]

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