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Frisco, Colorado: The ultimate summer playground for families

As we strolled down the Frisco Pedestrian Promenade, I paused to take it all in: Exuberant flowers in a riot of colors spilled out of...

Grandma’s Palisade Peach Pie: The best fresh pie you’ll ever eat!

I made a stunning realization last year after my gazillionth batch of Palisade Peach Pie and ice cream: peaches had long surprised mangoes as my...

How you can personalize your family’s Olympic viewing experience with Comcast NBCUniversal! 

You would be hard-pressed to find anyone who loves the Olympics more than I do! I’ve lived in two Olympic cities (Calgary and Salt Lake...

How to make friends as a mom (even when you’re an introvert)

Full disclosure: I am an extrovert. Making and keeping friends has never been an issue for me…until I became a mom and all of sudden,...

Colorado Summer Family Vacation Guide 2021

Trips to Europe are out, Colorado vacations are in and we’re thrilled to present our Colorado Summer Family Vacation Guide for 2021!  This year, Summit...

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...

A tribute for the underappreciated and overlooked mom

It has been more than fourteen years since I first saw her. I was recently at the post office and she was standing near me...

Our kids are not all right: What we should be doing EVERY DAY ‘to get in their way’

This is so so so important and I’ve had several devastating conversations with friends THIS week about how our kids are NOT OK. Now is...

Family Travel: A Weekend Adventure in Goblin Valley and San Rafael Swell

Whenever I spend time in Southern Utah, I’m bombarded with memories of my many years as a Utah-based travel writer and Goblin Valley State Park...

The Boulder King Soopers Shooting and Our Hope for Change

We are waking up to another nightmare in Colorado: 10 people were killed yesterday, including one police officer who was the first to respond to...