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Five Ways to Teach Kids Computer Programming

You may or may not have considered helping your kids learn computer programming, but learning to program helps kids with learning beyond the computer.  Learning programming skills helps kids with problem solving skills, logical reasoning and promotes creativity. Thankfully, there are a plethora of ways to teach programming – teaching kids programming skills before they […]

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I’ll Never Do That #momlife

As moms we all have expectations, don’t we? Expectations about what we will and won’t do as a mom. But the list of things I said I’d never do, but have since done or allowed my kids to do, seems to grow as they do. Often, I don’t even realize it until mid-act. When those […]

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Simple and Memorable Holiday Traditions

I love traditions. There is something sweet about the predictability and steadiness of traditions in creating holiday memories.   I remember when we first had kids, the idea of starting holiday traditions intimidated me a bit.  Over the years, though, we’ve developed some well-loved holiday traditions. Some were intentionally started in hopes that we would […]

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Celebrating the Holidays Away from Family

Living far away from family is difficult, especially during the holiday season. While visiting family or family visiting us during the holidays is always wonderful, it’s not always feasible. There is always part of the holiday season for me where the holiday blues seem to sink in, whether it’s missing snow at Christmas, family gatherings, […]

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The Uphill: Mothering in Hard Seasons

Mothering is full of the uphill. There are seasons of motherhood where I just need to remind myself to put one step in front of the other, take deep breaths and just keep going. The Uphill Climb I hike pretty regularly. I try to visit my favorite trail weekly.  This trail climbs steeply uphill the whole way […]

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Food Truck Guide: Best Eats & Treats in Colorado Springs

Food trucks are more than just food served from a truck. Often these mobile restaurants offer unique gourmet food selections that are sure to satisfy the taste buds. How do I find them? Social media will be your friend when it comes to finding where your favorite food trucks are located and when they will be there. [...]
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Family Hiking

Summer Guide :: Family Hiking in Colorado Springs

Hiking in Colorado Springs is a favorite of locals and tourists alike.  We’ve compiled a list of favorite family hiking spots in and near Colorado Springs to make it easy to plan your next outdoor adventure. How to use this guide :: We have broken the hikes up by area, so look for your favorite [...]
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Not Your Typical Mother Daughter Project

The bathroom faucet was busted, and I was determined to fix it. That’s right: mama was going to fix the sink all by herself (well by herself and a YouTube tutorial). As I started, I decided an even better idea was for this to be a mother-daughter project. You know, a stake in the ground […]

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