“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...
I don’t enjoy cooking. Yep. I said it. In today's culture where it seems like the “thing” is to make Keto-Paleo-gourmet-meals-on-a-budget-and-your-kids-will-LOVE-it... it’s not my jam. I cook so we won’t break the bank eating out, have healthy options at...
You’re a mom, and maybe you thought that being a mom was all about children. Well, it’s not. It’s about science. It’s about finding, reading, interpreting, and then sharing the original scientific research about today’s particular motherly concern and...
I’m sitting here with a glass of Colorado whiskey, trying to think up what my niche in the mom-o-verse is.  I am a mom of two lovely-lady-littles. I work full time.  A full-time student, I am working toward my...
I'm completely giddy that football season is here. I'm a diehard football fan, which stems from my high school days in small-town Iowa. Our football team wasn't just good—it was excellent. We competed in a state championship nearly every...
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Call me crazy! I haven’t broken down and bought my tween a cell phone. Yep, we’re still living in the dark ages and my tweenage sweetheart lets me know this almost daily. She claims she NEEEEEDS a phone so she...
The purpose of the margins on a printed document is to make the important stuff stand out. It draws our attention to paramount information on the page. If the margins are too jumbled, too small or too messy, the...
You know those meetings where there is a group of people all in a circle, and you introduce yourself and admit you have a problem? Well I know we aren't in a circle, but I'm Katie and I like...
I’m a literary girl; the daughter of an English teacher. My kids are eager readers, and hopefully that has been nurtured by my own love of reading and a million trips to the library. I am grateful that they...
In any healthy relationship, there is one crucial component: communication! I have known my husband, Shawn, since I was 18. This year, we will celebrate 18 years of marriage. Sometimes I really can't believe it! We are both passionate...

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90s Throwback Bash: Join us November 2nd

Join Co Springs Mom Collective on Saturday, Nov. 2nd at 7 PM for this fun adults-only night out event! Grab your favorite date night partner or...