The bustle and excitement of a new school year is upon us. Fresh haircuts, new backpacks, sharp pencils, reuniting with friends. It’s glorious, isn’t it? But what happens when it’s not? My youngest just started kindergarten this year. The first week...
Dear Son,  I am so glad for the excitement in your eyes when we talk about starting kindergarten.  It makes my heart happy to see how excited you are to go school supply shopping and to try on new school...
It’s coming, whether you like it or not. (Or maybe for you, it has already arrived.) An end to the lazy, crazy, carefree days of summer. Sure during the summer you had summer lessons and play dates, but getting...
When my oldest child was born, he was breastfed exclusively.  Six months later, he was dining on carefully crafted homemade baby food. None of that mattered as he became a typical picky toddler asking for pizza, pop-tarts, and macaroni...
I'm a "Summer Mom" through and through.  I absolutely love late nights, sleeping in, going on adventures, and playing with my kids.  I start my summer countdown when we get back from Christmas break!  The picture above shows how...
I thought I would share with you some of the things I have learned over the last six years about finding daycare in Colorado Springs through a series of posts that break down the advantages and disadvantages of all the options.
Once, I saw a bumper sticker on a minivan while I was in the school drop off lane. It simply said, “I used to be cool.” Oh, mama... I feel the exact same way most days. And I was cool...
Every summer it happens: School ends and my kids and I get so excited about all the fun plans we have. Which is great! Until the end of July comes around, and I realize that I've not been intentional...
MyVillage offers a new option for local families. By Erica Mackey, CEO and Co-Founder, MyVillage For me, the struggle to find affordable, high quality childcare is personal. When I became a mom for the first time in 2016, I had no...
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