Paying your kids for good grades is like paying them to grow and learn and you can’t put a price on that. The hard work that goes into getting good grades is a hard-earned life lesson. Kids learn accountability and responsibility from their grades; good or bad. In most cases, grades are a direct reflection […]
Imagine this. You suddenly start crying and you can’t figure out what triggered it. You feel angry at the world because you’ve just learned that life isn’t fair. You’re grieving because you are living without someone you were never meant to lose. Now imagine that you’re seven years old.
I hate to go all “Shirley MacLaine” on you…but I’ve had two lives. My first life was pretty typical: House in the ‘burbs, nice husband who was pretty easy on the eyes, 3 kids I was sometimes tempted to put out on the driveway with a sign that said “free to a good home” but […]
My husband Jamie and I are different. Sure, in many ways we think alike, have the same interests and similar methodology with raising our children. But we go about life very differently. He is low-key. Methodical. Wise. I am not. One of the areas in which we are most different is how we need to […]
Editor’s note: Almost two years ago, Denver was caught up in a scandal when it was revealed Shawn Merriman was involved in a $20 million Ponzi scheme. There were many victims but no one was more blindsided by his betrayal than his own wife and four children. In our three-part series, Shawn’s now-ex-wife Andrea shares […]
Single moms unite! The Women’s Wilderness Institute is providing a fun and free opportunity to get together with other families and enjoy the outdoors. The group will spend time getting to know each other while participating in community building, goal-setting, stress reduction and nature-based awareness activities in Boulder’s beautiful wilderness playground. These events are for […]