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The Colorado Springs Moms Guide to May 2017

Spring has sprung! School is wrapping up and the calendar is full of weekend fun for the whole family. Colorado Springs Moms Blog is excited to bring you Bloom: An Event for New and Expecting Moms on May 6 - which is sure to be an amazing fun-filled morning. There is always something going on in [...]
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SwiftFix Mobile Bike Shop {Giveaway}

A full-service bike shop on wheels? As a mom to three busy kids, I am always looking for ways to make my life simpler and easier (aren’t we all??).  So when I found out about SwiftFix Mobile Bike Shop I was immediately intrigued.  A full-service bike shop that comes to me??!? It sounds great, but there […]

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friendship

I Don’t Want Your Interaction; Give Me Friendship Please

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Seneca I’m a fairly introverted person.  It’s not so much that I enjoy time to myself, but that time around others feels awkward and exhausting.  As a kid, and as a young adult, I enjoyed one “best” friendship […]

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Top Five Parenting Hacks from a Family of Five

Okay, let’s just get straight into it – because when you have a family of five, there just isn’t any time for lengthy introductions. Cash Under the Restaurant Table  We occasionally venture outside the house and go out to eat at a restaurant where they have silverware, cloth napkins, and adult conversation. When we do […]

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health insurance

Pregnant and Panicked: When Insurance Doesn’t Work

I usually love sorting through the pile of mail that accumulates while I’ve been away from home. This time was different. After returning from a Thanksgiving trip, complete with road closures due to icy conditions, I hurriedly flipped through the collected mail. It was waiting for me near the bottom of the pile – the […]

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Mama, Don’t Opt Out: When We Compare Our Insides to Everyone Else’s Outsides

Everyone loves to tell young moms, “The days are long, but the years are short!” I believe that statement to be true, but I also know that this mothering generation is fighting a new battle against the ever powerful Social Media Monster. With every mom now stuck in the crushing cycle of comparing their insides to everyone […]

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breastfeeding

I Tried And Thought I Failed: What They Don’t Tell You About Breastfeeding

I hear it in your voice, and can see it in your eyes. A “successful” breastfeeding mom asks “Did you breast or bottle feed?” You avoid eye contact, lower your head and whisper “I tried, and it just didn’t work. I didn’t make enough, had to supplement and my milk eventually dried up.” You avoid […]

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