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YMCA of the Rockies: Something for Everyone in the Family, Even Fido!

So many factors make living in Colorado such a rich experience, but near the top of my family’s list is the accessibility of YMCA of...

Dad-isms: Funny things dads say

Does anyone have a Dad who says the same things over and over? I do. So about 20 years ago for my Dad’s birthday, my...

Calcutta is My Mother: the Healing Journey of a Transracial Adoptee

For decades — lifetimes, really — the adoption narrative has been woven primarily by people like me: adoptive parents. To adoptive parents and to society...

Peace Big and Small

A child asked at bedtime, “Mommy why is there war? Why can’t there be peace in the world?” “Well, to have peace in the world,...

3 Secret Thoughts of Your Child’s Orthodontist

I’ve spent some quality time with our orthodontist lately (one kid has gotten braces off, one kids is still in treatment, and I myself am...

Colorado & prAna & the End of Summer

We bade farewell to the unofficial end of summer with the recent Labor Day weekend. I packed a small suitcase to head up to the...

The Best Urban Hikes in Denver

Whether you need some girlfriend time, some partner time, or even some alone time, an urban hike may be just the thing to renew and...

Colorado Adoptive Families: Have You Signed Up For 2017 Adoption Camp Yet?

We in Colorado are fortunate to have a variety of adoption camps held right here each summer. Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families has been forging...

prAna for Spring: Feel Great, Look Great, and Save!

To celebrate spring, prAna is offering Mile High Mamas readers a special discount for most everything you can find at prAna.com (see below for code)....

When Mom Gets Braces

My daughter got her braces off last year and my son will get his off next year. I look at their gorgeous smiles and get...