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Ready to Blow your Mind? Check out Nature’s Amazing Machines at DMNS

Friday night we were privileged to get a sneak peak at the new exhibit opening at DMNS, Nature’s Amazing Machines. After the tasty treats provided...

7 tips to stop nagging your kids

Dear Mama Drama: I am so tired of nagging my kids to do what they’re already supposed to do. How can I motivate them without...

Mama Drama: Picking Up Bad Habits from Preschool Buds

Dear Mama Drama: Hope it’s okay I’m a dad. My wife and I have a 4 year old in preschool and have recently been struggling...

Mama Drama: You Want to Read What?!

Dear Mama Drama: I have three daughters ages 13, 11, and 8. They are all avid readers and generally read well above their age level....

Mama Drama: Building Independent Self-Care Skills

Dear Mama Drama: I am trying to get my five-year-old son to be more independent in bathing and dressing himself. I have been working with...

Mama Drama: Summer Break Blues

Dear Mama Drama: My kids are getting out for the summer and I’m dreading the constant running them here and there and that I’m never...

The Day My Mom Saved My Life and Managed Not to Kill Me Afterward

When I was a little girl, my grandparents owned a guest ranch in the mountains outside of Creede, Colorado. It was called the S Lazy...

Mama Drama: Taming Your Jokester’s Painful Punchlines

Dear Mama Drama: My ten-year-old son is always cracking jokes and thinks he is extremely funny. The trouble is that his jokes are usually at...

Mama Drama: How to Grow Independent Problem Solvers

Dear Mama Drama: (photo credit) I’m afraid I’ve created a monster (or two) by being an overprotective mom. My kids can’t seem to solve even...

Mama Drama: Expanding Food Choices for Your Picky Eater

Dear Mama Drama: (photo credit) My preschooler won’t eat anything except macaroni and cheese. I’m afraid to give him other things because if he doesn’t...