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Meet Emma: Overcoming the Odds and Why Second Opinions Matter

Today, Emma is an active 5-year-old who loves to play soccer, run and dance ballet. For her parents, Matt and Kelly, seeing their daughter’s personality and interests come to life is extra special, because they weren’t sure she’d ever get the chance. When Kelly was just 12 weeks into her pregnancy, her doctors diagnosed Emma with a rare condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia, or CDH. Her lungs were developing below the fifth percentile, and her doctors at the time said the severity of Emma’s condition was not compatible with life.   But Matt and Kelly weren’t ready to give up. At the time, the family was living in Seattle, but after learning about the CDH expertise and experience at the Colorado Fetal Care Center, they decided to get a second opinion and relocate to the...

4 ways families can find afforable Internet in Denver

In today’s digital age, having fast and affordable internet is key to meeting our family’s needs, whether that’s joining a video call for work, tuning in to classes remotely, accessing healthcare or staying connected with loved ones. However, due to recent changes to a federally funded program, some families are finding it harder to afford internet that helps them meet these daily needs. Until recently, more than 23 million households received financial support from the federal government to ensure their families could access reliable internet and stay connected. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provided families a $30 monthly benefit, but this program expired in April. If your family was affected by this policy change and is having trouble paying for your current internet option,...

The Nest Schools: A NEW Denver Childcare and Preschool You’ll Love

As parents, we want nothing but the best for our children, especially when it comes to their care and education. Choosing the right early childhood education provider can set the foundation for a lifetime of success. If you’re on the lookout for high-quality education that prioritizes your child’s development, look no further than The Nest Schools. Newly established in the Greater Denver area, The Nest Schools are quickly becoming the go-to choice for families seeking exceptional early childhood education. With locations in Broomfield, Centennial, Columbine, Ken Caryl, and Broomfield and plans for a sixth location this summer, The Nest Schools are expanding their footprint to better serve the community. Each of their five schools has undergone significant renovations inside and...

Six Ways to Make Your Life Easier with Faster Internet – And How to Get It

Whether you and your family are joining a Zoom call from home, streaming live sports or taking an online class, a reliable internet connection is a must to ensure parents and kids alike can meet the demands of daily life. Some internet providers, such as Xfinity, automatically provide faster speeds at no cost but be sure to check with your provider to see if any upgrades are available. A fast and reliable internet connection is no longer just a luxury – it’s a necessity for meeting your personal and professional goals. Check out six ways a fast internet connection can save you time and help improve daily life: Smooth video calls: In today’s world, video conferencing is important for many reasons: remote work, virtual learning and connecting with family and friends. Fast internet supports h...

Strengthening Families and Preventing Child Abuse: Essential Tips and Resources

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month reminds us to come together to focus on supporting families because by doing so, we strengthen them and can prevent child abuse from happening. Why Child Abuse Prevention Matters Preventing child abuse is crucial for several reasons. It protects children from immediate harm and supports their overall well-being and development. Prevention efforts can also break the cycle of abuse, helping future generations grow up in healthier families and communities. Prevention also strengthens families and keeps them together. Strategies for Strengthening Families and Preventing Child Abuse Proven ways to help parents grow and maintain strong families: Educate Yourself and Your Children: There is no perfect parent, but knowing what to expect does make t...

Kids: Become a Ninja at Summit Sensory Ninjas Summer Camp!

Does your child crave sensory-seeking activities? Does your child enjoy continuous movement? Summit Sensory Ninjas is an exciting group for children of all ages to participate in a range of physical activities and explore their senses. Summit Pediatric Therapy’s experienced pediatric therapists will provide guidance and support in their advanced sensory gym, teaching the kids about our EIGHT different sensory systems: Touch, Taste, Sight, Smell, Hearing, Proprioception, Vestibular and Interoception.  Through a series of fun, engaging activities, children will learn to identify what makes them feel calm, excited, focused, or silly. Working together in teams and designing obstacle courses, kids will develop an understanding of their own individual sensory needs. Join us a...

Denver Summer Camp Guide 2024: Colorado’s Best Camps

Denver summer camp season is almost here and we’ve teamed up with Denver-area summer camps in our Denver Summer Camp Guide to include features of fabulous summer camps below (some are even offering discounts! )  In addition to this directory, we will be featuring a variety of Denver camps over the next few months that give a more in-depth glimpse of camp life so keep checking in.  Also, don’t procrastinate–many spots are filling up quickly!  Check back often for additions to our directory; businesses are posting every day. And don’t delay. Many camps fill up by April. Are you a summer camp? Be sure to go here to add your listing.  Denver Summer Camp Guide 2024 Arts Camps (music, dance, etc.) Academic Camps Outdoor Camps General Camps Sports Camp...

Now in 4 Colorado Locations–Summer Solved with Steve & Kate’s Camp!

If you have children, then you know planning for summer can be a challenge: Choosing a variety of activities. Planning around vacations and friends. Committing to weekly sessions 6 months in advance.  But with Steve & Kate’s Camp in Broomfield, Colorado Springs, Denver, and Greenwood Village, your entire summer could be solved! Steve & Kate’s Camp, which has been a San Francisco Bay Area staple since 1980, is opening up one more Colorado location! Children will create their own summer camp experience by choosing from a variety of activities they love–from moviemaking to sports, coding, and sewing. And parents can buy any number of days, to use whenever they’d like–no weekly sessions required. They’ll even refund any unused days automatically after summer. Ready to learn more? ...

Denver Summer Camps 2024: Add your listing!

Mile High Mamas’ Denver Summer Guide for 2024 is here. Go here to see Denver’s Summer Camp Guide.  What sets us apart is we not only offer an easily-searchable directory but also offer blog post features for your summer camp that are easily searchable and found on Google. Denver’s Summer Camp Guide 2024 There are four different options:    1)  Ultimate summer camp listing. $325 Giveaway (optional), blog feature under ‘hot topics,’ (featured on the homepage for 1 month), 1-year directory with top featured placement, newsletter and social media feature. (Limited number available. Valid 1 year.  2) Premium summer camp listing. $150. Second-tier placement in the directory. Client-provided blog post for the website.  (Limited...

Moms: New RSV Protection for Infants this Respiratory Season!

After last year’s record number of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections, we are entering the 2023-2024 viral season with a new tool to protect young infants from RSV — nirsevimab, an RSV immunization. Children’s Hospital Colorado neonatologist Stephanie Bourque, MD, breaks down the top things you need to know about RSV, which affects nearly all children at least once before the age of 2, and the new opportunity for protection against it.  What is RSV?  RSV is one of several viruses that cause respiratory illness and symptoms. It spreads from person to person and enters the body through the nose or eyes, typically from contact with infected mucus, saliva or nasal discharge from coughs or sneezes. RSV can also spread through dried respiratory secretions on clothe...

Win 4 tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo

Corteo, the most enchanting arena production from Cirque du Soleil is back in North America and heading to Loveland, set to charm audiences.  This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal in April 2005. Since its creation, the show has amazed over 10 million spectators, in 20 countries, on 4 continents. Corteo will be presented at Budweiser Events Center for 5 shows only from Jan. 25-28, 2024. Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heave...

Educational tech tips for kids in the digital age from Comcast

Do you feel like you’re in the swing of managing your kids’ back-to-school routines or do you feel a bit overwhelmed trying to keep up?  Technology doesn’t have to be part of that overwhelm. In fact, it can be a valuable tool for education. Comcast has some awesome tips for how to use it mindfully and with supervision to ensure a positive and constructive learning experience for your child. Don’t miss these great technology tips for parents to help their children succeed in the digital age. Create a productive workspace. Agree to a dedicated, organized and comfortable workspace for your child with good lighting and all the necessary school supplies. Be sure to find a place that minimizes distractions. Check your internet connectivity. Make sure your home has a stable and reliable inte...

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