Ashley, Senior Writer

Ashley, Senior Writer
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Ashley is the managing editor/media relations director at Colorado Springs Moms Blog. This longtime reporter and freelancer loves working with the talented writers at COSMB. Ashley also creates content for City Mom Collective and takes on freelance writing and editing, as time allows. She spends spends her free time camping, traveling and skiing. Her website is www.seasonedscribe.com
online kids

Expert Tips on How to Keep Kids Safer Online

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Children are using the Internet in record numbers – to play games, do schoolwork, watch videos, meet up with their classes and teachers online. In other words, many kids are online for e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g. The...
politics

Musings from a Former Political Reporter: Choose Friends Over Politics

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It is an election. It is ugly. But it soon will be over. We need to figure out a way to set aside politics and look our neighbors in the eyes again. We need...
beauty

I Looked in the Mirror and I Saw Beauty

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I glanced in the mirror today and did a double take. I saw beauty. At 48 years old. I haven’t lost weight. I don’t have a fab new haircut. I’m not trying a new skin-care routine....
camping Colorado Eleven Mile

Colorado Camping: Our Favorite Spots

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Camping in Colorado is spectacular. The mountains. The rivers. The trees. The snow. The sand dunes. Wait! What? Snow? Sand dunes? Yes. Due to its varying elevations between mountains, valleys and plains, Colorado offers e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g. We...
pecker

Nothing Like a Big Pecker in the Morning

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Aaaaarrrrrrrggggggghhhhhhhhh!!! Flipping flickers! I called them woodpeckers until my husband corrected me. He took a semester of ornithology in college, so I’ll defer to him on this one. The difference, as far as I am concerned? Flickers...
Colorado Shines

Colorado Shines: Amazing Resources for Families

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Child care routines have changed recently for many Colorado families. Most schools are closed, as are some child care centers. But parents... you are not alone! A state program called Colorado Shines has your...
cheap recipes

Cheap, Easy + Family-Approved Recipes

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Looking for some easy, cheap recipes that everyone in your family will love? I gathered some ideas from our writing team, family and friends and threw them into one handy post for you! Some are...
educational resources

The Great Big Guide to Online Educational Resources for Kids

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Kids across the country are out of school. Suddenly, we're all home-school moms (or dads)— a title many of us never sought. Some of us are still working full- or part-time while doing this...

Travel Colorado: A Comprehensive Guide to our Own Backyard

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People travel to Colorado from all over the world. It is a destination. In case living here has you taking it for granted, here is your gentle reminder: Colorado is a-m-a-z-i-n-g! Whether you’re planning a...

Why Is My Doctor Always Running Late?

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You make an appointment with your doctor. You show up on time—maybe even 15 minutes early. Then, you sit in the waiting room for 30 minutes. Or an hour. Or longer.  A Doctor Explains  Nothing is...