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Military Merriment Top 12 Families

We realize that we received far more than 12 entries. And we wish we could give you all a weekend here. Every one of you deserves it. We at Colorado Springs Moms Blog appreciate you more than you know. So, for now, please simply accept our heartfelt “thank you” for what you do.

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Top 5 Reasons To Nominate a Military Family for a Holiday Staycation

Is your military spouse deployed this holiday season? Do you know a family in Colorado with one parent deployed for the holidays?  Time is running out to nominate that family for a fun-filled holiday staycation at Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs, a Dolce Resort. The deadline is Dec. 1, so don’t delay!  Top 5 Reasons to […]

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Nothing Like a Big Pecker in the Morning

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 are doing their best to ruin my sleep; therefore, my life. The Excitement […]

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A 2017 Guide to Colorado Springs Fourth of July Events

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching. Luckily for you, you live in one of the most patriotic cities in the country. Did you know that the song “America the Beautiful” was originally written as a poem entitled “Pikes Peak”? In 1893, a Wellesley College English professor had taken the train to Colorado Springs to [...]
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Becoming Mom: Big Love for a Micro-Preemie

He was 1 pound, 11 ounces – the tiniest human I had ever seen. Our micro-preemie. His body was the size of a vending-machine soda bottle with a tennis-ball head perched on top. Matchstick fingers and toes wiggled madly. Waiting for Contact I saw him for roughly 30 seconds before a huge Neonatal Intensive Care Unit […]

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