Since we moved into our neighborhood last year, I have made it my mission to create community here. I truly want to get to know my neighbors, to have our kids play together, to celebrate holidays together, and be...
I don't like adult Halloween. Please, for the love, do not jump out and scare me while you are wearing a spooky mask. I don't like scary movies. I actually get annoyed when I see the scary previews. Before kids,...
Anyone else feeling the go-go-go of the fall season upon us? School is back in session, fall sports and after-school activities are beginning… then there’s the constant family stuff, the church stuff, keeping in touch with friends… and on...
I find that making friends as an adult can be pretty difficult. Sure, I come across as friendly and chatty sometimes, but getting past that into the meat of a friendship is hard. To me, building deeper connections feels...
I had never planned to take my children to protests. I had thought that road was long behind me in my twenties. Naively, I thought there would be no need. I thought about getting a sitter but could not stretch...
Have you ever read about the benefits of bilingualism? Apart from its cognitive benefits, bilingualism increases cultural awareness, which on its own is a big deal. My first language was Spanish and I learned English in elementary school. However,...
April is here, which means it’s Earth Month! Earth Month is the unofficial extension of Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22. For us, this time of year also means back-to-back birthdays. Since our little one turns three soon, I’m...
Let’s pretend we just sat down at a coffee shop to sip our tea and talk favorite books, shall we?  So, how often do you read? The 17th century writer, Joseph Addison once wrote, “Reading is to the mind what exercise...
A few years ago, I saw a fun idea to write a series of love notes, or a “heart attack” for your children from February 1-14. I decided to try it and now it’s become a yearly tradition in...
Halfway through the school year my lunch packing skills get stuck in a repeat of things I know my kids will eat. I get bored, they get bored. Here are some easy, kid tested and approved ideas that can...

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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...