If I am driving them somewhere in the car, having a friend along deems me completely invisible! Suddenly, I am privy to all the dirt on the latest music, fashion, boy/girl crushes and other very fascinating information. This can help me understand my kid in ways that my direct questioning never does. This is the […]
Author Archive | Rebecca
When my kids were small, I desperately wanted to go to the YMCA regularly to exercise, but it seemed like the odds were stacked against me. One kid would be sick (can’t leave the house). Or I had been up all night (yet again) with my non-sleeping son and hardly felt up for a trip […]
This is the time of year that I love to climb into bed with a good book. Cool evenings are perfect for curling up under soft sheets and sipping a cup of tea while I read. Here is what has been on my nightstand. Your Teenager is Not Crazy By Dr. Jeramy and Jerusha Clark. […]
Colorado Springs Moms Blog cares deeply about our community. To that end, we are running monthly series called “COSMB Cares.” In these posts, we will highlight a national or international cause and one or more of the local organizations working to improve that situation. March is Single Parent Awareness Month. This third installment of “COSMB […]
When the timer goes, off, he dusts the counter with flour and dumps the dough into the middle. He turns on the oven to the correct temperature, and greases two baking sheets. With assurance, he divides the dough into two pieces. The first, he shapes into a cylinder and places in the center of a […]
But I turn and clutch the doll to my chest, suppressing tears. This doll, placed so tenderly on the step, is an offering to the passage of time, to growing up, to letting go. It hurts my heart. I don’t want it to come yet. Slowly, I make my way down the stairs, cradling the […]
The USDA Economic Research website reports that in our country, households with children are affected most of all. Almost one third of households headed by a single mother report that they struggle to provide enough food for their children on a daily basis.
Wondering where to go and what to do? Here are a few wonderful festivals, both near and far, that you can find your fill of Holiday Spirit and Winter Fun.
We sort the candy into two piles – one is “to keep” and one is “to sell or donate.” I limit their stash by giving them a quart-sized Ziploc bag. Several dentists in our area buy candy to give to the troops. When my kids were younger, they thought it was super cool to get […]