Family fall fun!

Family fall fun!

Fall in Colorado is the best! There are so many fun things to get out and do in and around Denver and Boulder. Here are just a few ideas for fun family day outings. Pick apples at Ya Ya Farm & Orchard in Longmont, CO. You’ll want to make a reservation. Don’t like...

Meet Shardae

Meet Shardae

Shardae is a local mom and the amazing custom cake creator behind Cakes by Dae! Please meet Shardae, this week's (and our first ever!) North Denver Metro & Boulder Moms Meet a Mom feature!
Christina Geist on her new back-to-school book for kids

Christina Geist on her new back-to-school book for kids

A few months ago, we spoke to news anchor Willie Geist and his wife Christina about their busy family life with two working parents, their happy marriage, and more. Christina mentioned her upcoming book, Sorry Grownups, You Can’t Go to School!, and now that it’s out and we’re in back to school mode, we wanted to find out more. Here’s a bit more about this accomplished executive, entrepreneur, writer and mom of two (son George is 10 and daughter Lucie is 12), and this wonderful new book.
Family Vacations – Keeping the Sleep

Family Vacations – Keeping the Sleep

It’s family vacay season, and while making memories is fun, the sleep disruptions that kids (and as a result, parents) encounter while away are not as enjoyable. We spoke to Craig Canapari, MD, a Yale Medicine pediatric sleep expert and author of It's Never Too Late to Sleep Train (2019 Rodale Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House), about the most common issues that pop up and how you can deal with them.
Self-care Tips

Self-care Tips

We’ve all heard that taking care of yourself as a mom—aka self-care—is important. The thing is, this is so much easier said than done.
Back-to-school Routine

Back-to-school Routine

As we start to head back into the school season, parents can use all the help they can get during this busy time. Megan Sullivan, the co-founder of The Local Mom's Network, has some helpful tips for parents and caregivers. She recommends sticking to a routine to help manage tasks and chores. Below are some guidelines:
Swim Safety

Swim Safety

Summertime is the best time, but with fun days spent around pools, beaches and lakes, most moms are also concerned with water safety—and for good reason.
College Admission Scandal

College Admission Scandal

Whether your kid is entering preschool or his senior year this September, we’ve all heard about the massive college admissions scandal, where wealthy parents (including celebrities like Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman) paid to bribe coaches, forge standardized tests, and engaged in other unethical (not to mention illegal) actions in order to ensure their children’s admission to some of the nation’s top schools.
Mom Style

Mom Style

Kristin Koch, the executive director of Seventeen magazine and blogger behind Closetful of Clothes is, like all of us, a busy mom who still wants to feel put together.
Raise a reader

Raise a reader

We all know how important reading to kids is for their literacy, but what do you do if your children—particularly school age and older—aren’t naturally eager readers?
Screen Time

Screen Time

In this day and age, expecting your kids to never lay eyes on a screen is probably unrealistic.
The Role of Sports in Education by Leigh Ernst Friestedt

The Role of Sports in Education by Leigh Ernst Friestedt

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Around Town Women’s lacrosse is breaking barriers by pressuring 8th-grade girls to “commit” to one of the most accelerated early recruiting processes in college sports today. Lacrosse recruiting starts in middle school and requires year-round...

5 Tips to Boost the Nutrition in Your Kid’s Meals

5 Tips to Boost the Nutrition in Your Kid’s Meals

Cooking healthy meals that are delicious and satisfying can be hard work for us moms! Lately, I’ve been struggling to curate a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner that include all of the important nutrients and vitamins, only to have my kids come to the table with a stubborn palate.

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