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Horse: a child whisperer

Lynne stood near a pile of horse manure, leaning on a fence post, flies zooming around her in the late-afternoon sun. She squinted her eyes...

Boo! Open adoption is SCARY

A search for open adoption is scary turns up 91,400 entries. That’s a lot of terror! What is open adoption? Wikipedia says “Open adoption means...

When you find yourself in times of trouble

When you need help, you run across two different types of people. People like me, who have to figure out a path from here to...

How I didn’t go broke or crazy buying a car (and how YOU can save on one, too)

Lola (pictured below) is the newest member of our family. She’s expected to be a workhorse — to lug our bikes and skis, make possible...

Self-love: selfish or selfless?

I’m pondering three quotes on a day when my children are back in school, leaving me wondering time. People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle...

You, too can get a Brazilian (an UPtown one) and at a DISCOUNT

I’m going to show you my new Brazilian. Every step of the way. Why did I get one? Why might you want one? Some are...

Crone thoughts: Being 40-something in a youth-obsessed culture

Obviously, a community called Mile High Mamas appeals to moms and not crones. Otherwise the URL above might be ColoradoCrones.com. Because of infertility and other...

Effective August 1: Colorado’s new car seat law and how your children are impacted

**This post was originally published in May after Governor Ritter signed the new car seat law SB10-110. The law went into effect today. Please keep...

Outsource the craft but not the creativity with My Art Workshop (with discount offer!)

If you revel in being a scout leader on craft day, this post isn’t for you. If you find joy in helping Vacation Bible Schoolers...

Even a bait and switch can have a silver lining

It all started one Friday when I heard a radio ad for a casting call to take place over the weekend. I’d never harbored dreams...