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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...

Ultimate Denver Summer Fun Guide 2024: Ultimate Family Activities (175+ ideas)

The ultimate family activity guide for Denver summer fun in 2024. Our highly-anticipated round-up is here and we have more than 175 ideas for your Denver staycation–from waterparks to local trips to hikes to indoor fun. Denver has all you need for summer fun with your family. Denver’s Best Summer Activities for Families 2024 Mile High Mamas has the best guide for family indoor activities in Denver, as well as the best outdoor fun. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this article for our recommendations for Denver’s best hikes, splash parks, waterfall hikes, pools and more. We have included some of Denver’s best playgrounds below but be sure to also check out Denver Playgrounds & Parks: A guide to the best play areas in metro Denver.  We have also included businesses that ...

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? ...

Spring Break in Denver: 100+ Family-friendly activities 2024

Welcome to Spring Break in Denver 2024! Let’s face it: Spring Break in Colorado can be difficult to plan. Will there be snow? Will it be a balmy 70 degrees? Fortunately, we have you covered with our guide to Spring Break in Denver 2024 with indoor and outdoor activities, categorized by geographic area. Don’t miss: Family Vacation: Your Guide to Spring Break in Colorado  15 Affordable Family Spring Break Adventures in Colorado Denver Free Days 2024 Guide to Family Ski Vacations in Colorado Colorado Family Outdoor Adventure: An All-Ages Guide to Hiking, Camping, and Getting Outside 20 Best Places to Go Sledding in Colorado Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Skating in Colorado WHAT IS THERE TO DO IN COLORADO FOR SPRING BREAK 2024? CENTRAL DENVER Bad Axe Throwing. (downtown and Central Wash...

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...

Denver Free Days 2024: Denver’s free museums and attractions

Don’t miss our Denver Free Days 2024: Your guide to Denver’s top museums and attractions…all for free! I used to create family yearbooks (thanks to Walmart and Costco Photo). I was always surprised to see how often the kids and I went to free days at one of the area SCFD (Scientific Cultural Facilities District) venues. Our tax dollars support these cultural facilities – and because of that tax, they are open to residents for free on certain days throughout the year. Love Denver? Keep exploring with the Essential Denver: Discovery and Exploration Guide (many attractions are free!)  Also, scroll down to see our top picks for Denver’s best playgrounds, how to rent a Go-Pro and Colorado State Parks Pass for free and Denver’s best museums for kids.  JANUAR...

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...

The STEM Gender Gap: Gender Stereotypes and Effects on Children’s Career Aspirations

 Energy Day is a free, family-focused event attracting students, educators, and families, showcasing interactive exhibits to highlight the fun students can have in their future careers if they used their classroom skills to pursue STEM education.  This year’s Energy Day Festival is Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 AM – 2 PM, at East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade, where you can learn, eat great food, and enjoy time with your family and friends. What is the STEM Gender Gap? The gender gap within STEM fields refers to the lack of women within science, technology, engineering, and math career fields. Studies show that although women make up about half of the U.S. college educated work force, only 27% of women work within STEM related fields post-graduation. The stereotype of STEM b...

Maestro Music Institute: Music Classes in Denver and Arvada

Not all music schools are created equally and Maestro Music Institute strives to make instrumental music lessons in Denver and Arvada exceptional for children and adults.  Maestro Music Institute’s Classes Maestro Music Institute teaches group classes, semi-private lessons and private lessons from age 3 all the way to 103. The Arvada and Denver music schools offer a variety of instruments: piano, voice, guitar (acoustic, bass and electric), ukulele, woodwinds (flute, clarinet), brass (trumpet & trombone), drums and strings.  They also started a master class series this year for their students that is open to the public.  Are you looking for singing lessons in Arvada? The music institute also offers in-depth classes in singing, composition, songwriting and music productio...