The hesitation is apparent, as I mull over the question again and again in my head.  Where is your favorite place to shop?  I laugh nervously. The small group of women and mothers I am talking to lean in closer, but my answer never materializes. Instead,...
Generally, parents are mastering "teaching" their children from day one as they point to colors and make every animal noise sound under the heavens. We want to show our children the world and help them experience everything they can....
Truly resolving relational conflict is an invaluable life skill. As moms, we are well familiar with conflict. Whether it’s a disagreement in our marriage or the millionth fight (of the day!) among our kids, we know that conflict is...
I am a Gen X mama, and I am mourning the loss of the class list and the stability of the home phone number. You know – that class list that schools provided with all the names and home...
Our community has experienced what seems like an influx of suicides. In fact, just last year, Colorado lost 1,058 people to suicide, setting a disturbingly new state record and placing us at the seventh highest rate of suicides in the nation. (source)...
Teaching them early that it is okay to hit as long as there is a good reason for it perpetuates the idea that some violence is justified, and that's not a road I want to lead my children down. 
We teach our children to befriend the new kids, but do we moms act on our own advice? Another summer has passed too quickly and our kids are back at school. If you're like me, you're lamenting the end of long,...
I've spent most of my working life teaching children to love literature and to be able to communicate effectively in their writing. Along the way, I hope that I've also managed to teach them how to be good, compassionate...
By Day 3, they started to come around.  They woke up happy and I smugly thought to myself, "Pat on the back mom, they needed this as much as you did. Way to stand your ground."
You think you are a good parent. You check I/C if not daily- weekly. You check the planners. You are told by your sweet, honest, charming and defensive child they don’t have any homework or they did it in...

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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...