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Session Kitchen’s Monday Family Feasts

Ever find yourself in a food rut? Ever face the start of a week so BORED with all your old standby meal choices that you...

What My Daughter Said That Shamed Me

Recently I got a rare cuddle from my teen daughter. She lay with her head in the crook of my arm, the rest of her...

One Wheelchair, Three Butts: Date Night Gone Wrong

#1: Stitches The phone rang in the middle of Date Night during an episode of  Homeland, showing in our TV room. Kids Night Out was reporting...

Kevin Costner’s “Black or White”–What it Says about Adoption & Race

Though Black or White earns its adoption stripes through simple kinship adoption (Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer vie for custody of the granddaughter they share,...

If you can’t take the heat, don’t get “carmationed”

Our society is so squeamish about death. Until the last six or seven decades, I imagine that death was not so hidden. During agricultural times,...

Colorado Department of Human Services Co-Hosts Foster Care & Adoption Film Festival

The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) Office of Children Youth and Families (OCYF), in partnership with the Denver Film Society, is hosting the Colorado...

The Sad End of an Adoption Story

When a high school friend dies unexpectedly, I am sad for obvious and for unexpected reasons. My thoughts go to her unknown daughter.

Special Event: Foster-Adopt Organizations bring “The Language of Flowers” Author to Denver

Denver’s Human Services Department, along with The Adoption Exchange and other organizations, are pleased to bring author Vanessa Diffenbaugh for a FREE book signing in...

What I Did This Summer to Earn the Title Best! Mom! Ever!

Kids had a great time at the first ever Football Field Day at Sports Authority Field. And Mom got the credit for it!

A Cautionary Tale for Colorado Canines and the Grass That Can Kill

Summer hazard alert for your dog! Beware of the Devil, in the form of Satans of the savannah, Lucifers of the llano, Beelzebubs of the...