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Motherhood

A Mother's Guide to Having a Meltdown All Your Own

A couple of weeks ago, I had one doozy of a meltdown. I usually thrive on change and being pushed beyond my comfort zone but the feelings of being overwhelmed have been building for months. Factor in a move, a new job while juggling the old one, missing friends, financial stress, finishing two rooms in our […]

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Miscarriage and Falling in Love with my Toddler Again

~Sometimes it takes a shake-up of expectations to make us fully come back to the earth, grounded in our original intent, changed yet unchanged. Eight months ago I had a “chemical pregnancy.” Yes, I stood and waited for the line to turn pink, pacing with anticipation—my husband in the next room asking “Well”? We were […]

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New Mom’s Emotional Job Performance Review

In an effort to celebrate new moms as they navigate the realities and challenges of modern motherhood, the touching video from Chicco as a part of their #NeverStopGrowing campaign features a new mom receiving a “360-degree” performance review a few months after returning to work from maternity leave. Like so many moms, she becomes her […]

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Let's Come Together with Kindness

At Mile High Mamas, we rarely get political but given the collective gasp of our nation today, laughter is needed. Stephen Colbert delivered on election night with this monologue, which is something we can ALL agree on. My friend Cheryl posted the following on Facebook this morning: Remember wherever you stand politically that we have the […]

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Wife + Stepchild? No problem!

While driving home from a party one night, my husband asked me if I was happy with our relationship (we’re newlyweds so we still ask about this from time to time).  I said yes and asked him the same question.  He replied, “Yes, I’m just not used to all the belching, farting and drama.”  I […]

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Funny (and awesome) tips for creating a slightly more bearable sleep-training experience

Hello Formerly-Well-Rested-Humans-Turned-Parental-Zombies, I’m one of you. In fact, at this very moment I’m writing to you from the depths of sleep-deprived parenting pandemonium… otherwise known as “sleep training.” For the purposes of this post, I am defining “sleep training” as the super-fun process of teaching my kiddos how to fall asleep on their own AND […]

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In Honor of Halloween: What Movies Scared You as a Child?

My family was recently chuckling about an overnight stay at The Curtis-a DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Denver a few years ago where each of their 16 floors is dedicated to a different theme. Their 13th floor is “horror” and for Halloween they converted in into a veritable haunted house with a haunted elevator ride, hallways […]

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Colorado Surrogacy: Fulfilling Dreams at High Altitude

Would you carry someone else’s baby? How about your sister’s? Despite stars like Tyra Banks and Nicole Kidman using surrogates to complete their families, surrogacy remains one of the least talked about tools in the fight against infertility. Why do surrogates do what they do and how much do they get paid? Colorado Surrogacy, LLC […]

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