Friends Colorado is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of bullying. They educate and support schools and youth sports clubs with the vision to see all children grow up in a safe, secure, and inclusive environment.
One of the most freeing feelings in the world is loving yourself just as you are — but in a world where girls are constantly bombarded with messages about what their bodies should look like, raising them to be body positive can feel like an impossible task. A study by the Girl Scouts found that 80% of […]
Colorado Parks and Wildlife values the right of every visitor to experience our state’s natural beauty. To provide this opportunity to the disabled community, Staunton State Park offers Action Trackchairs®, which allow visitors with limited mobility to explore designated trails in the park. The chair allows access to three trails, each featuring gorgeous park feature […]
This summer, a young girl from Arkansas wrote a Northeastern Pennsylvania toy company out of frustration. “My name is Vivian. I am six years old. Why do you not make girl army men?” wrote Vivian Lord to BMC Toys. To Jeff Imel, the president of BMC Toys, which makes the iconic Green Army Men figurines, […]
John O’Sullivan, founder of “Changing the Game Project” who helps parents, coaches and youth sports organizations create a more child-centered sports experience for our young athletes, offers a simple advice that can be a “game changer” for a lot of parents!
Many people are reluctant to talk about suicide, fearing that being open about it will make more people — especially adolescents — see it as a viable way out of whatever distress they’re feeling. But evidence shows the opposite: Asking a child we are worried about if she has thoughts of killing herself can actually […]
Grab a book during National Literacy Month! Did you know that 65% of fourth graders are not proficient in reading in America according to Kids Count 2019? Taking simple steps can help ensure that your child will go from babbling to book reading in their first 5 years of life. It’s up to you to […]
Welcome to The Dr. Seuss Experience, an imaginative and interactive immersion into the wondrous world of Dr. Seuss! This Seuss-tacular sensory spectacle takes you on an awe-inspiring journey through nine different, visually stunning Dr. Seussworlds. You can swing among Truffula Trees from The Lorax, make your way through a brilliant balloon-filled maze from Oh, the Places towering clovers listening for […]
Math learning begins at a very early age. While making sure kids read is super important, you should also practice everyday math with your child. As your child’s first math teacher, you will foster these early skills. Check out this video about how to incorporate math into your daily routine Set aside time specifically to […]
An adoptive mother who worked to get her son and three other adopted children with special needs an accessible playground got to see her wish come true in Aurora this weekend. A $1.2 million, 8,000 square foot playground that was inspired by her 8-year-old son Ashaun is now open at Red Tailed Hawk Park. It’s fully […]