One of our family hobbies is playing board games. But sometimes, it’s fun to play games with just me and my husband. It’s a meaningful way to spend time together doing something we both enjoy that doesn’t involve the...
Ladies, let’s get real. No holds, real. It’s winter. It’ really, really cold! And I only have the option of long pants to keep warm. Which, in my mind, means it’s the time of year I have a decision to make: To shave...
A few nights ago, my husband burst through the door in a frenzy of excitement. He carried in several aluminum trays with leftover food from an event he had put on. He presented the third tray to me with...
It’s funny how one thing can come to represent something completely unrelated. How something very simple can come to be symbolic of something very complex. For me it’s flowers. Simple. Beautiful. For me they’ve come to represent independence, truth,...
Oh, newlyweds... That bridal glow! That unmistakable bliss! The happiness that makes people gag! That was all there for my husband and me. But our first year of marriage also was covered with a thick, black blanket of despair. My...
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This morning I rushed out of the house. My son, who was characteristically unpredictable on the first day back from his dad’s, was beginning to storm. We were on a precipice. My hands were ridiculously full. My daughter was...
When you are four months comfortably pregnant, enjoying those gauzy fantasies about what life will be like when baby arrives, you dream up some magical scenarios; laughing with your family of four over a joyful family game night; snuggling...
So, take it from me, who should have followed her mother's advice: Always Work. Work doesn't necessarily have to mean working for pay outside the home. But don't let too much time go by without being involved with something.  And when you do, record it and get references.
I never thought I would be a mom to all boys. Never. Even before I was married, I pictured, dreamed of and just naively assumed that I would have at least one of each. I loved the idea of...
My husband and I never fight about money. It just doesn’t happen. And some may say it’s because he works in finance, so that makes it easy. Of course a financial advisor and his wife shouldn’t fight about his area of...

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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...