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Health

Make-A-Wish Transforms Ritz-Carlton to Hotel Transylvania

Make-A-Wish® Colorado was honored to have granted a very special wish for a young boy in the fall of 2016 through their ongoing partnership with the Ritz-Carlton, Denver. Diagnosed with a rare and aggressive brain tumor, Christopher wanted nothing more than to become a vampire, a wish inspired by his favorite movie, Hotel Transylvania.  A committee […]

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You CAN conquer a 14er and this is how!

For many Colorado natives and recent transplants alike, the achievement of summiting one of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks is (or should be) a bucketlist item.  There is no parallel feeling than standing atop of a peak, with the world on folding before you.  However, year after year unprepared hikers attempt to summit with sometimes disastrous […]

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Summer, camps and lice, oh my!

Summer brings on some of our favorite childhood memories: camping, slumber parties, lazy days at the pool and summer camp. Unfortunately, all these summer hits can bring on bummer nits! When kids increase opportunity for head-to-head contact by sleeping under the stars or in camp bunks, sharing towels at the pool and covert giggling under […]

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Jimmy Kimmel's Monologue Reveals Newborn Son's Health Crisis

Celebrities: They’re just like us.   Jimmy Kimmel used his monologue Monday night to get both personal and political as he revealed that his son William John Kimmel was born on April 21 with a serious heart issue. Those emotions then spilled into thoughts he offered about the importance of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, […]

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Blogilates Partner Workout a.k.a. Two Girls One Carpet

Recently, my platonic wife (middle aged term for BFF) and I “starred” in a partner workout video. We attempted exercises normally reserved for people in good shape. Not to say we are so out of shape that we can’t get out of a chair without help, but after doing a half chin up we would most likely need an anti-inflammatory […]

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When Mom Gets Braces

My daughter got her braces off last year and my son will get his off next year. I look at their gorgeous smiles and get jealous. I had straight teeth once upon a time. Like my children, I had braces when I was in middle school. Like them, after I got my braces off I […]

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Best Way to Kill Lice: A Lice Clinic!

I used to joke that my kids would never get head lice. We have very low standards of hygiene in our household, and I had always heard that lice are attracted to clean hair. We were waaaaaaay in the clear on that one. So, the morning my 5-year-old started scratching her head, and the school […]

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