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Holidays

Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

  • 02 Dec, 2009
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‘Tis the season for the proliferation of online gift guides, and I’ve found some pretty cool ones out there. But my absolute favorite – and I might be a little biased here – is the Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide. Okay, so I’ve been part of Team Cool Mom Picks since mid-2006. I’m definitely […]

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Traditionally Speaking

December is here, and we’re about ready to check off another year. It’s hard to believe that 2010 is just around the corner. (Stock photo by djayo) December is a traditional month of celebrations, whether it’s Hanukkah (12th), Winter Solstice (21st), Festivus (23rd), Christmas (25th), Kwanzaa (26th), or just the fact that we’ve made it […]

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Operation Santa - Tennyson Center for Children

Tennyson Center for Children (www.childabuse.org), one of the Rocky Mountain region’s leading treatment and education centers for abused, neglected and at-risk youth, has launched its annual Operation Santa campaign, which runs through Jan. 1. Operation Santa is Tennyson Center’s way of giving the spirit of the holidays to the more than 100 children and 70 […]

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2009 Toy of the Year Award Winners

Disney FamilyFun Magazine Unveils the 18th Annual Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Award Winners Children and Parents Test and Pick Their Favorite Toys of 2009 Disney FamilyFun magazine has announced the winners of the 18th annual Toy of the Year (T.O.Y.) Awards, including those toys that earned a highly coveted spot on the Top 10 […]

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Mile High Mamas' Annual Happy Thanksgiving Wishes!

“What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?” ~Erma Bombeck Enjoy your Turkey Day (and annual stuffing)! ~The Mamas Editor’s note: I realize baby Maddie is dressed as a peacock. But you try […]

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Santa Express Train..A MUST this Holiday Season!!

  • 25 Nov, 2009
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I have found the perfect way to share all the joy of Christmas with your little ones this year.  Imagine this….. You arrive to a train station lit up with Christmas lights.  You go inside to the train depot and buy your tickets to board the Santa Express Train.   As you board the train, you are […]

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Places to Cut Your Own Tree

Holiday revelers have plenty of options when it comes to finding the perfect Christmas tree. They can buy artificial timber preloaded with lights and ornaments. Or, they can opt for the real deal, selecting a Colorado spruce or Douglas fir from one of the many precut vendors who set up shop this time of year. […]

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Micro-thankfulness

During this holiday season, big thankfulness is what we usually aim for. Yet there are countless opportunities to feel gratitude for the small things. This is one of my moments of micro-thankfulness*. ============= I’m well aware of my shortcomings as a mom.  I lack enough patience. I don’t engage deeply and often enough with my […]

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I’m making a list and checking it twice.

It’s that time of year again! Barely two weeks ago, sleigh-bells were ringing; were you listening? In the lane, snow was glistening, and it was a beautiful sight! Because this is beautiful Colorado, of course, it was in the 70s right after that. Still, we know that Winter is just around the corner, and for […]

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