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Mom Blog: On Being a Good (and Bad) Mother

For the past several years, we have run this article on Being a Good (and Bad) Mother on our mommy blog for Mother’s Day. It is a good reminder of why we’re in this together and you are enough. Every year, mothers are celebrated on that one special May day (which is not to be […]

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Motherhood is a gift, not a job

A job is defined as working for money. Motherhood is defined as working harder than any job in the world, and doing it for free. Motherhood is not a job; if it were a job, I would have a loaded bank account. With (almost) five little ones, homeschooling, and staying sane through the emotions that […]

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Disney's Family Sing-a-long will air on Mother's Day

Disney is reeling from some staggering financial losses during this pandemic…but that isn’t stopping them from bringing some cheer to families on Mother’s Day. The Disney Family Singalong is a simple, yet incredibly fun, idea. Round up some celebrities — along with their families — to perform classic Disney tunes in their homes, while encouraging […]

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Mom: A Name Well-earned

From the archives   Today I’m heading to the hospital.  It’s a 30-minute drive and I’ll have all three of my kids in the back with me (a 4-year-old, a 2.5-year-old and an 8-month-old).  My sister will be coming as well but solo since all her kids are in school this morning.  We’re on our […]

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15 Awesome Mother's Day Gifts in the Time of COVID-19

I’ll admit Mother’s Day snuck up on me this year because it’s tough to feel like celebrating when you’re under quarantine. Plus, I’m usually flooded with fantastic product and activity ideas and this year, I have seen very little cross my desk which is a sobering sign of the times. But now, more than ever, […]

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Becoming Mothers: A Halloween Homebirth

At 3:05 a.m., after five hours of contracting every 10 minutes, I finally called my midwife to tell her how I was progressing. By 7 a.m., gap times shortened to six minutes, and by 8 a.m., DeAna and her assistant had arrived. My husband Steve and I were supposed to have set up the birthing […]

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25 family fun events for Mother's Day weekend

It’s Mother’s Day weekend in Denver with the Colorado Chocolate Festival, a Mother’s Day Garden Bazaar, Moms & Mimosas at Outlets at Castle Rock and more. See our event calendar for full listings.  Free Day at Denver Firefighters Museum May 9, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Free admission to Denver Firefighters Museum! Mother’s Day Garden Bazaar […]

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Becoming Mothers: The Good, the Bad and the Baby

When my husband and I decided we were ready to become parents, we quickly learned that getting pregnant was the easy part. The pregnancy wasn’t too difficult either. The worst part was anticipating the birth. Knowing that the baby was going to have to come out somehow. I tried to decide which path would be […]

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Motherhood: I Am Death's Opposition

MOTHERHOOD My willingness to carry life is the revenge, the antidote, the great rebuttal of every murder, every abortion, and every genocide. I sustain humanity. Deep inside of me, life grows. I am death’s opposition. I have pushed back the hand of darkness today. I have caused there to be a weakening tremor among the […]

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