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Get Tipsy Turvy In The Garden With This Quick And Easy Project!

A good portion of my garage is filled with pots – terracotta, plastic, wood, enameled, painted. It seems I enjoy collecting gardening pots yet many...

WIN a Family-Four Pack to see the Denver Outlaws Professional Lacrosse Team!

**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO SARAH CORNELSON** The Denver Outlaws, our very own Major League Lacrosse (MLL) organization, invited my family to check out a game by...

LEGO KidsFEST: An Extravaganza for Kids of All Ages!

This weekend, April 27-29, the Colorado Convention Center comes alive with LEGO ingenuity and child-like creativity. The giant traveling LEGO expo, LEGO KidsFEST has arrived in...

Needed: The Dog Whisperer! Hard Lessons Our Dogs Have Taught Us

In October, I shared on Mile High Mamas that I made two goals for our homeschooling year – on top of the regular goals I...

Maternity Care in the US: Perfect or Broken? A look at the Business of Being Born

Maternity care in the United States is in crisis. In many ways it’s a disaster, says Ricki Lake’s documentary journey, The Business of Being Born...

An 11-Year-Old’s Perspective of The Hunger Games

Under the Christmas tree last year was a set of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, a gift to my son. Having heard for...

Is Learning Math Relevant Anymore?

 “What is the point of learning math? It’s just busy work! I’ll never have to use this!” It’s the cry of injustice! Innocent children uprising...

What is REALLY in your food?

Pink Slime in processed meats has recently made headlines across the country. In an in-depth investigation on The Doctors television show airing Monday 2/27/12, called...

Game that can be educational, fun, and a snap to make. What is Jeopardy?

Ladies and Gentlemen…This Is Homemade Jeopardy! My kids are enamored with Jeopardy! I’m not sure how it happened but my, 8 and 11 year olds...

“100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do” – It was a double-dog dare!

I came across a title at the library that I couldn’t resist picking up, not uncommon. The Expert’s Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do...