And just like that, they’re gone.Not forever, no, and not without six or seven hugs, kisses and “I’ll miss yous” and even an “I don’t want to leave.” But they’re not here now and the silence is...
As moms, we tend to say the same things over and over again. Consider all of the times that you’ve said sentences like “be careful,” “don’t hit your brother,” and “eat your dinner.” One of the things I’ve said...
I’m mesmerized watching her. Adopted from China just four months earlier, my youngest daughter holds her baby doll with its head cradled in her arm. She smiles at the baby and talks softly, telling her to stay with mommy...
  I see you there. Standing in the middle of the kitchen, talking to yourself. Or, maybe it's the dirty dishes? You've broken up with them again haven't you? You've decided they're not worth the work today, or the stress....
Beautiful mama, I see you... Holding your precious child gazing at them with amazement that they are so perfect and yours. Running after your crawling, walking, running little one, encouraging them to explore, yet protecting them when needed. Watching your child grow...
I want my kids to have faith that I can handle anything. I want my kids to learn how to handle things themselves. I want my kids to have faith in their ability to handle things all by themselves. This doesn't happen overnight.  This doesn't happen from one conversation. It happens when we show them, model for them, and reinforce it.
I remember needing you. I remember needing you when I fell off my bike. I remember needing you when the sound of thunder filled the sky. I remember needing you when I had a bad dream. I remember needing you when I had...
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 essentially are GIANT woodpeckers. And they...
If our walls could talk... They would have plenty to discuss. The walls would begin to tell you how we live in chaos. That this house gets dirty, like dishes piled up higher than the faucet, dirty. Toys strewn from...
By now we have all gotten that email: SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED!!! I know some of us shuddered, some of us went right into planning and some even yelled at the phone or computer.  But after it all sunk in,...

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