Shoppers will get peruse the aisles at IKEA earlier than expected. IKEA announced today that its Centennial store will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, according to a news release. The 415,000-square-foot home furnishing store is being built on 13.5 acres along the western side of Interstate 25, north of the Park Meadows […]
It’s hard to swing my own pregnant belly these days without bumping into another pregnant gal! Spring isn’t just for animals procreating, it seems humans love to have spring, summer and early fall babies as well. With babies comes showers, lots and lots of showers—cakes, silly games and gifting. This April I wanted to dedicate […]
My 8-year-old daughter recently informed me she’s getting a cell phone when she’s 10. As usual, she’s not thinking about the fact that her dad and I are the ones who must agree to this, pay for it, etc. But she says there are kids at her elementary school who do use cell phones – […]
Two of the harshest food critics I know live in my home and are both under the age of 8. It’s a daily struggle to sneak a morsel of something resembling health into their diet and often results in a complete surrender by dinner time. Yet, these two, picky eaters are absolutely thrilled to cast their […]
The Boppy Company (based in Golden and maker of the award-winning Boppy® Feeding and Infant Support Pillow) has always been known for providing support to moms, and this Mother’s Day, Boppy is supporting moms who need it most. The Boppy Company has partnered with Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP – a Denver-based organization with two locations in […]
I am not what one would call an environmentalist but this past year, I have a new passion for recycling. When I was a missionary in Switzerland in 1993, I was amazed that every home had multiple recycling bins. Though I joked about needing a PhD in Recycling to live there, I admired how they […]
So want to celebrate Earth Day with your kids in a fun, interesting, cheap way that might just save the planet? Well, let’s head on over to the bus stop… One person switching to public transit for just one day can reduce daily carbon emissions by 20 pounds – over a year that’s more than […]
LOS ANGELES—Computer animation has a problem: When it gets too realistic, it starts creeping people out. Most recently, moviegoers complained about the near-realistic depiction of humans in Disney’s 3-D flick “Mars Needs Moms.”
TUCSON, Ariz.—Authorities in southern Arizona say a boy and a girl were seriously injured after strong wind lifted the children’s bounce house they were in and deposited it on a road.
The 2011 HGTV Green Home, valued at $700,000, is located east of Stapleton’s Central Park West neighborhood. “Green” living is more than lowering energy bills, conserving water and shopping with reusable bags.