There's a new charter school in town: Spacious Skies. If you like the idea of hands-on learning, this might be just the place for your family! Project-Based Learning Project-based learning is the magic behind Spacious Skies. This is what makes it...
As a proud mom of two full-term, beautiful, healthy weight twins, I was certain that my miracle babies would excel at everything. Sports, beauty, intelligence. And they are amazing — don’t get me wrong. But after Co-Gat scores came...
Mistakes happen. We all make them. As a kid, I don’t remember explicitly learning how to deal with them. I do remember a few key mistakes I hid from my parents. When I was about seven or eight, I touched...
I put my kids in cotillion classes. If you are not familiar, it is a series of classes where they learn etiquette (manners and social skills) and dancing (like the foxtrot, waltz and merengue). You might think “Eww.” Or “Snobby.”...
We live in a culture of screens. They are in grocery stores, restaurants, cars, libraries and lobbies. Screens are in our purses and pockets. They are useful and almost a necessity to daily life in 2020. Technology of screens...
Right about now, the reality is setting in for us parents of fifth graders. We have just a few precious months before we send our kids into that character-building, tumble-dry cycle that is Middle School. It’s time for us...
Parenting brings up many situations where you find yourself saying, “oh we’re at the stage of dealing with that issue now, are we?” And once your kids enter grade school, it seems as though that thought can cross your...
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Longing for a Colorado Summer

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I’ve never been one to wish away the winter. Generally, I’m a fan of snow and don’t mind the cold. But this year, I’m over it. I'm ready for summer. Dreaming of Last Summer... The summer of 2019 was one for...
Snow days are fun and exciting. Until a few hours later, when you are running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained. Fear not, because there is plenty of fun to be had with a cheap ream of printer paper....
Y’all, working with kids allllll day is H A R D.  It’s especially hard when you have 20+ of them. The precious people that teach our children every day deserve so much praise.  And while praise is nice, the...

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The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy

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When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. That is why we are thankful to our...