Amber

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Amber was born and raised in the beautiful state of Colorado. She grew up in Rockrimmon until she was 9, when her family moved to the eastern plains of Colorado until she was 17. At 17, Amber came back to Colorado Springs and stayed put. She married her favorite guy in 2008 and settled on the east side of Colorado Springs. Amber is mother to two sweet, rambunctious girls. Amber’s two girls share her love of being outdoors, comic books, and Harry Potter. Amber enjoys reading to her girls (and to herself), listening to and telling life stories with friends, and getting outside to enjoy our beautiful state.

Easy School Snacks: Nut-Free Brain Food

My youngest daughter recently started kindergarten. She has been a rock star with the transition. I have a fourth grader who has been in charge of packing her own lunch for a few years...

Gossip: My Most Difficult Habit to Break

I don’t want my negative experiences with people in my life to strongly impact my daughters’ opinions of those same people.
Superhero

The Problem with Superheroes: I’m Always the Villain

I really don’t like playing with the superhero dolls. It's simply not fun for me. There’s no direction in the play. What, exactly, are these superheroes doing? What’s the end goal here? None. There is no end goal.

My Yard is a Wreck, and My Kids Love It

Come to my house, hang out with us. Have a chat, have some dinner, but please. Do not go onto my deck. Please do not look at my yard. Let’s just pretend that I...
motherhood

I Have No Idea What I’m Doing

I have no idea what I’m doing. Do you know how many times I say that to myself in a day? So many. I'm in new situations regularly with my girls and I think, Ack....

Intentional Time to Myself: My Bullet Journal

It’s easy to overlook yourself when you put so much focus on everyone else. I didn’t even realize I was doing it. I had a routine each morning that I followed so closely in...

The Dreaded Red Mark on Homework: It’s Not Really About You

Third grade has been a difficult transition for my girl K... and for me. Possibly for me more than her. The year was difficult almost immediately. K has a habit of chatting with friends in...

This is My Sunday Morning Before 8 A.M {Amber}

When sweet Meg offered to come to our house before 8 am to capture pictures of our family in our home, I was so super excited! The majority of my mornings are crazy and ridiculous,...

The Importance of Asking Permission for a Hug

I was never much of a baby holder as a teenager or young adult. I didn’t look at toddlers and feel compelled to squeeze their cute little bodies next to me, but something changed...

Favorite Picture Books to Read Aloud to Your Children

One of my favorite things to do with my girls is read to them. I really do enjoy reading good picture books.  Even the process of going to the library to pick out new...