Over four years ago, my sister, Tara, and I started to brainstorm resources we could bring to moms in our city. She had just moved to Colorado Springs from Iowa, and as a mom in a new city, she...
If there’s anything that 2020 has taught me, it’s that sometimes, no matter how smart your goals, or how well-intended your resolutions, the universe may have other ideas. I don’t need to list all the unimaginable events we’ve endured...
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 to rediscover civility. Why? Because America is...
After about a year of living in a pandemic, it is exhausting to think about all the ways we’ve adapted and changed our lives. Even as we can return to some of what feels normal, the mindset of impending...
As a mother, I have to speak up. Those little eyes are looking at me. Watching me. Waiting for my movement. Ready to hear my thoughts and feel my reassurances that they will be ok, that I will be ok. That life for them will be as I promised, beautiful. My son is moving closer to being a teenager; he hears and understands so much more than we give him credit for or want to believe he can. He's watching me, I can feel it.
Nothing has ever made me want to wear plaid and listen to Nirvana as much as re-watching “My So-Called Life” on Hulu.  “My So-Called Life” is a TV series that aired in 1994/95. It follows 15-year-old Angela Chase as she...
Recently it dawned on me that I don’t know much about what was happening in the world in the year I was born.  This news was not of particular interest to me until a short time ago.  Wading through...
On Sunday, March 8th, we will celebrate International Women’s Day. For over 100 years, groups around the world have united in celebrating the many achievements of women. A unifying, non-partisan event, International Women’s Day is a day for action...
I remember attending school during Black History Month when I was growing up.  February would roll around and it all of a sudden became highlighted that I was partially black. Shared Melanin I found myself feeling more like the spotlight was...
In December, my husband and I went to a white elephant party. We ended up with a gag gift unlike any I had seen before: three giant industrial rolls of Charmin toilet paper and a stand. No one wanted...

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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...