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7 Tips for talking about drugs and alcohol with kids

It can be intimidating to talk with our kids about smoking, vaping, drinking or misusing prescription medications. Here are some ways to establish trust (and make it less awkward). It’s hard enough to get a response from our kids when we ask how their day went, so the prospect of starting a conversation with them […]

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Awkward is good when it comes to talking and trust

Parenting means having unexpected, uncomfortable, or awkward conversation that begin when kids are young. We think we have years before we have to talk about sex or drugs and we envision bringing it up at just the right time, acting as their sage advisors. Then you’re out running errands with grandma and your 4-year-old shows […]

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Free Family Support in the Denver area!

Do you ever wish kids came with a manual? Turns out, they kind of do! Family Tree SafeCare® works with parents and caregivers to provide them with information and skills they can use on a daily basis as their children grow. Family Tree is a non-profit organization with a mission to help people overcome child […]

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Congenital Heart Disease: A Denver mom shares her son's story

Each time someone laces up their shoes or forms a team to participate in the Denver Heart & Stroke Walk, they are instrumental in making innovative breakthroughs. Every donation helps create new technologies like groundbreaking pediatric heart and stroke research that saves babies’ lives or the kind of research that helped create artificial heart valve, […]

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2019 Denver Summer Activity Guide (150+ ideas!)

Warmer weather is here! As the sun lingers in the sky longer before settling behind the mountains, how should we fill the time? What activities are sure to be a hit? Well, with the help of our readers (yes, that’s you!) Mile High Mamas has compiled a list of fun activities in the Denver area this summer.  […]

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Avid4 Adventure offers the ultimate summer camp adventures

I am frequently asked about my recommendations for the best outdoor summer camp in the Denver area and without hesitation, I always respond Avid4 Adventure because they do a fantastic job empowering Pre-K – 11th graders to develop a life-long passion for the outdoors. Summer Day Camps are offered in Boulder, Lafayette, Superior, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Washington Park, Stapleton, Greenwood Village, Castle Rock […]

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A Hive of Frightened Bees

The last few days have been tough for Colorado. Deep wounds resurfaced yesterday as yet another shooter targeted our beloved state. We are the birthplace of horror. Columbine. Then Aurora. The list keeps growing.  Parents were stunned into silence. Half a million kids did not attend school because of this new threat. This was unlike any joyous […]

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2019 Denver Summer Camp Guide

Summer camp season is upon us!  To help you navigate the many wonderful camps in Denver, we have compiled a Colorado Summer Camp Guide for 2019.  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, […]

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