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Spread kindness and ‘Say Hi with a Snowman’

Do you wanna build a snowman? Now, Denver kids can say “hi” to one!   Generation Wild, a movement from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) that seeks to reconnect kids with nature, has launched its “Say Hi with a Snowman” initiative, in partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado , for the fourth year in a row. Due to an overwhelming response from community volunteers in 2023, the campaign will begin earlier this year and run through February 14, with the possibility of continuing beyond this date depending on weather and interest. The project pairs patients with volunteers in the community to bring snowman drawings to life. Families can follow the fun through social media, using the hashtag #SayHiWithASnowman.    The 2024 campaign opens today for familie...

Top 10 weirdest world records in Colorado include biggest snow fort and ice cream cone

Look, we know we’re a bunch of overachievers in Colorado but we have some pretty impressive (and weird) World Record holders that include the World’s Largest Ice Cream Cone and the World’s Largest venus flytrap. Quirky Colorado World Records World’s Largest Ice Cream Cone: world record in Englewood, Colorado Youngest person to ski on all seven continents: Maddock Lipp sets world record World’s Largest Venus Flytrap: world record in Colorado Springs, Colorado World’s Largest Mountaintop Snow Fort: world record in Keystone Resort, Colorado World’s Largest Dark Sky Reserve: world record in Alamosa, Colorado World’s Largest Mineral Hot Springs Pool: world record in Glenwood Springs, Colorado World’s Largest Carnivore Sanctuary: world record in Ke...

Homeowners Insurance and Garage Door Repairs: What Is Covered & Is Not

Repairing, renovating, and changing your home base means gearing up for shifts, exploring, and preparing for unanswered questions. This is where having a local garage door company and a team of advanced technicians at your disposal can help provide a full investigation, complete estimate, and consultation for any necessary repairs or urgent maintenance. You can’t always be prepped for home and garage door repairs in Westminster, CO, but you can back yourself up with experts for the required support. The question often lingers about funding repairs and whether your homeowner’s policy can cut you any slack or cover these things when they arise. Repairs That Are Typically Covered Plenty of garage door repairs can and Will be covered by your homeowner’s policy, but it de...

Labor Day Events for Families in Denver 2023

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us and that means the (almost) end to summer. Let’s celebrate in style with these family-friendly Denver events.  Mile High Mamas has the best guide for family indoor activities in Denver, as well as the best outdoor fun. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this article for our recommendations for Denver’s best hikes, splash parks, waterfall hikes, pools and more. We have included some of Denver’s best playgrounds below but be sure to also check out Denver Playgrounds & Parks: A guide to the best play areas in metro Denver. Labor Day in Denver 2023 Colorado State Fair WHEN: Thru Sept. 5, 2022 WHERE: Colorado State Fairgrounds, Pueblo The annual Colorado State Fair creates an entertaining, inspiring and educational inter-generati...

How to Deal, When Locked Out of Your House Without a Key

Our homes are the one place in this hectic, crazy, and beautiful world where we can find complete safety and comfort upon returning. A house, condo, or apartment is just that until you and your family move in – breathing life and purpose into the space. When you have created a bubble of security in your life, it is something to be proud of and hang onto, but when, for whatever reason, that place is compromised – it can lead to a frenzy and feelings of extreme anxiety. When you find yourself locked out of your home because you have lost your keys, the locks are broken, or perhaps your key has broken off into the lock itself…it may be time to contact a reputable residential Denver locksmith for some serious assistance. Before you go to the worst place, options are available to yo...

Selecting the Right Coverage for Your Belongings When Moving

If you are preparing to make a move, the anxiety that sets in over someone else overseeing your belongings is genuine. Everything in your household will be packed up and loaded onto a moving truck for transport. During this time, you will likely wonder how your items are being handled or treated in your absence if accidents happen and how to deal with the possibility of damage.  Providing yourself with a safety net in case of human error or accidents is essential to defending your household goods. When you book your relocation process with a professional Broomfield moving company, you are in the hands of a crew with extensive experience and some serious skills. While having a team of moving experts on your side throughout the relocation procedures will provide peace of mind, you must ...

Bolder Boulder: The Best Training Plan for Beginners

It’s a Memorial Day tradition but let’s face it: The Bolder Boulder is SO MUCH MORE than just a race. It’s a community. It’s a tradition. It’s a party. If you’ve felt overwhelmed that it’s too much but really want to try it, the Bolder Boulder has offered its best training tips! Bolder Boulder Training Tips for Beginners We believe anyone can finish a 10K, and everyone benefits from better fitness—it is one of the foundations of living a BOLD life.  We offer a few tips to get ready whether you are a walker starting from scratch or a regular runner.  See below.  Exercise will improve your mental state.  Exercise 2-4 days a week. Rest in between. Walk as much as you need to. Jog as much as you can. Improve a little bit each w...

Long-Distance Moving with Kiddos In Denver: Our Tips & Tricks for Stress-Free Relocation

Moving with children can feel like a nightmare when you are already attempting to navigate a new school district, new daycare, babysitter, etc. – the list is nearly endless, and the to-do list can feel even more daunting. Relocating across state lines comes with many changes, but they can be used to your advantage and to create more positivity in this next chapter of your life. Whether you are moving with one little one, two, or a dozen – we have some advice to make things a little easier for you and your babies.  Be Open & Transparent Don’t try to hide the details of your move from your children. There are instances where the child may be too young to comprehend everything but do your best to keep them in the loop. Explain to them where you are moving, when you ...

Four of the Best Places for Family Living & Moving in the Denver Area

Living in Colorado is constantly exciting; there is always something to do, different people to meet, business and job opportunities, and exploring the Rocky Mountains. Denverites don’t ever take being a resident for granted, but sometimes, as you grow your family, finding a place with different scenery outside of the city becomes more and more appealing. Luckily, many gorgeous neighborhoods offer easy access to the city, mountains, or wherever you want to go – the problem is deciding where to move to next! Relocating your household can feel like a chore, but that is when securing a local moving company comes in handy. In recent years, these cities have grown in popularity, and while many of these have remained sought after, with all the developing communities – who knows what ...

How To Convert Your Garage Into A Playroom

If you have an unused garage, you may be wondering how you can better utilize the space. One great option is to convert it into a playroom for your children. This can provide them with their own dedicated space to play and explore, and it can be a great way to keep them entertained during inclement weather. Plus, it can be a great way to declutter your home if your kids have too many toys! A few easy changes to your garage can turn it into a play area that will keep your kids entertained all year long. Step 1 – Checking Your Garage Door The first thing you’ll want to do before converting your garage into a playroom is to check the condition of your garage door. If it’s in good condition, you can call a garage door service and simply have some insulation added to make sure...

Fun and Safe Garage Activities for Kids

If you’re thinking about spending the summer at home, you may be wondering how to keep your kids occupied until school resumes. Fortunately, your garage has a lot more to offer than you realize. One thing to keep in mind while spending time with your kids in the garage is to keep it safe! Ensure the garage is kid-friendly by having a designated play area with mats or flooring to prevent injuries. You should also consider contacting Garage Door Repair Broomfield CO service in order to check your garage door and the automatic reverse mechanism before letting kids play around with it. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Here Are A Few Fun Things to Do for The Entire Family: Have A Dance Party What better way to get your kids moving and shaking than by having a dance party right in your own garage? You can cr...

Safety Garage Door Tips for Parents and Kids

Young children are naturally curious and love to explore their surroundings. Unfortunately, this can often lead to them getting injured if they’re not supervised properly. One of the most common dangers for kids is garage doors. Every year, there are thousands of reported injuries from garage doors, many of which could have been prevented with a little education and awareness. Accidents are less probable to occur when you and your family are aware of the potential hazards of your garage door and how to avoid them. Check your garage door’s condition to keep it safer for children. You can do this by contacting Garage Door Repair Thornton, CO to make sure that your garage door is safe for you and your kids to hang around. Educate Your Children About Garage Door Safety Garage door safety...