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Gift Guide: What Denver Moms Want for Mother's Day

Psssst…significant others. This post is for you. We polled Denver moms to find out their top picks for Mother’s Day. From the kids, we want homemade cards, gifts and treats. From you? Well, it’ll cost ya…but not always a lot. 🙂 Of course, we always love brunch but here are a few ideas to get […]

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Picture Day Sticker Shock

Back when I was in Elementary School, Picture Day came once a year. It was the one day a year when it really mattered that your hair was combed, and your clothes were clean and straight, and that you didn’t fall down on the playground at recess. (Here is my 1979-80 Kindergarten Photo, both the […]

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Oh, no -- not the Smasher!

Our new Wii brought a such happiness to my son, Reed. He spent all of Christmas morning plotting just exactly how this new addition would change his life. He angled to get the Wii set up in the basement, where he and Tessa have their DVDs and old-style game system set up (not quite Atari, […]

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Your kid is totally Mile High when...

1. She’s held Rosie. 2. He’s poured half a bottle of honey on a Casa Bonita sopapilla. 3. She skied before she lost her first tooth. 4. He’s endured stories of Elitches before it was Six Flags before it was Elitches. 5. One day, they are wearing shorts and romping at the park. The next […]

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The Kites of Death at the Arvada Kite Festival

Saturday was about redemption. Four years ago, my husband Jamie and I attempted to fly the expensive stunt kites we had requested for Christmas. And four years ago, our then-baby Hadley repeatedly escaped death as our kites dive-bombed the ground at speeds fast enough to kill, welp, a small child. It was our first and […]

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Teenage daughters vex Dad

Having raised teenage girls, studied them and even having written a book about them, I still don’t know what they are for. My suspicion is that teenage daughters are a father’s punishment for having once been a teenage boy. This doesn’t seem fair to me, but then again, my concept of the word “fair” may […]

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Blogging 101: A Non-Techie's Guide

At Mile High Mamas, we received an email from Shannon Cole of Colorado Springs who used our beginner’s guide to start a blog. We would love to see more of our readers catch the blogging bug! Yesterday was dedicated unto why you should blog and today is the how. You do not need to be […]

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