You know those sayings people have about “finding your tribe?"  I don’t know who those people are, but I need lessons. Making friends does NOT come easily to this girl.  It always seems like people in movies have a...
It’s interesting the things you learn when you have children. There are things you expect to learn like how to feed them, get them to sleep, install car seats, and get crayon marks off the wall. But then there...
To all small business owners, It's never easy building something from scratch — starting with nothing but a dream, a goal, and determination. It takes guts and grit.  I see you. I'm one of you. I know first hand how hard...
One of the many things I appreciate about children is their ability to be happy and optimistic. I admire their resilience and their pure sense of joy. I recently read a book, The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor, which...
“Mama, that guy has a robot leg!” my five-year-old son exclaims as we pass a man with a prosthetic leg.  He is simply noticing differences, but he's certainly not the most politically correct child.  We also have had a child...
Imagine you’re out to dinner with your family and strangers come up to sympathize with “how hard it must be” for your husband to care for the kids on his own. This is despite that fact that you’re the one who birthed them, and you’re an equally important and active part in their lives. Or imagine a stranger telling your spouse how it’s absolutely astounding that he hasn’t walked out on you yet due to your “problems.”
Before you balk, my mom has cheated death more times than I can count. She knows this. Everyone who knows her knows this. I joke with her all the time that I’ll be putting this or that in her eulogy....
Domestic Violence is Prevalent One in every 3 women and 1 in every 4 men in the United States have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime. That's a sobering statistic, provided...
I see you. You who share your wounds publicly. I see your vulnerability whether it’s with the hashtag or sharing part of your story. The courage I see in you inspires me. I admire your bravery and strength and...
  If you are reading a blog like this one, you care about kids. You want your children grow up feeling loved and having everything they need. You want the best for them and pour your everything into equipping them to...

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The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy

When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy will...