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Children

Kids, Camp & Sexual Assault Prevention

Summer camp has a special place in my heart and will forever symbolize childhood joy. I loved sleepaway camp so much that I went back years later to be a counselor. I didn’t receive much training and I certainly wasn’t prepared for the day a 12-year-old camper told me that one of the camp administrators […]

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Summer Food Service Program for Kids in Need

During the summer months, several locations across the state serve healthy school meals to children up to age 18. The Summer Food Service Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, offers “food that’s in when school is out.” Approved sites include schools, recreation centers, churches and other safe, community locations, and many offer activities […]

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The Kidconscious Project - Helping Kids Build Strong Leadership and Citizenship Skills from the Inside Out

Kids today are extremely busy with school and extracurricular activities, where they hone specific skills for whatever they’re doing. However, schools aren’t necessarily teaching kids important social skills such as empathy, compassion, and community service. Sarah Kozlowski, founder of The Kidconscious Project, believes it’s just as important to have a high EQ as it is […]

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Denver's best new playgrounds for 2019

 Winter is over and what better time to explore the newest playground additions to the Denver metro area? Here I share five new parks for your family to discover. The iPhone app Denver Playgrounds & Parks was just thoroughly updated to include every play area in the metro area – over 750 of them! You […]

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Congenital Heart Disease: A Denver mom shares her son's story

Each time someone laces up their shoes or forms a team to participate in the Denver Heart & Stroke Walk, they are instrumental in making innovative breakthroughs. Every donation helps create new technologies like groundbreaking pediatric heart and stroke research that saves babies’ lives or the kind of research that helped create artificial heart valve, […]

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2019 Denver Summer Activity Guide (150+ ideas!)

Warmer weather is here! As the sun lingers in the sky longer before settling behind the mountains, how should we fill the time? What activities are sure to be a hit? Well, with the help of our readers (yes, that’s you!) Mile High Mamas has compiled a list of fun activities in the Denver area this summer.  […]

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30 Ways to Show Kids You Care

As children grow and develop, support and positivity in their daily lives mean a lot to them. It is important for parents, caretakers, neighbors, coaches and other adults to show children that they care. When a community invests in children’s mental, emotional and physical well-being, they are raised to be happy and healthy.  “Children thrive […]

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Denver family doctor charged with distributing child porn

A Denver-area family medicine doctor has been arrested on accusations he posted child pornography online. Justin Bowen Neisler, 31, was arrested by the FBI on March 13, according to a news release from United States Attorney Jason Dunn. Authorities began investigating when the FBI received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited […]

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