Dangerous Play Dates: What Every Parent Should Ask About Guns

Dangerous Play Dates: What Every Parent Should Ask About Guns

By Vicki Little My son, a Kindergartener at the time, had begged me for weeks to let him have a play date with his two friends, who happened to be twins. Seemed simple enough. The mother was a school volunteer like me, and I had met her many times. She definitely seemed to have her(…)

Featured Dad Post: 6 Ways To Entertain Your Kids AND Watch March Madness

Featured Dad Post: 6 Ways To Entertain Your Kids AND Watch March Madness

By Jared Ewy College basketball is reaching a fever pitch. It’s madness they say. To maintain sanity at home, I’d like to share some family secrets of household togetherness. The title of this article might lead you to believe I’m trying to dismiss the children. Quite the contrary, I’m offering a way to be the(…)

8 Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

8 Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

By Vicki Little When you are trimming your budget, you may be inclined to skip right over the line for grocery expenses. You have to eat, right? Not a whole lot of wiggle room in that category. But you’d be surprised at all the small ways you are wasting money. By changing the way you(…)

Should Parents Help Kids With Homework?

Should Parents Help Kids With Homework?

Should parents help kids with homework? from Jackie Insinger on Vimeo. This is a hot topic among parents lately. Is there a right answer? Is there a tie between parental involvement and academic achievement? Find out the answers to these questions and more from parenting expert Jackie Insinger. To learn more about how to set(…)

7 Tips For Managing Picky Eaters

7 Tips For Managing Picky Eaters

By Vicki Little Planning and preparing a healthy meal for your family is hard enough, but fighting a picky eater is just exhausting. Dinner should be a time when the family can connect and savor their meal. Try these seven tips to make your family meal more enjoyable! 1. Let your child help. Kids love to(…)

8 Rules Happy Moms Live By

8 Rules Happy Moms Live By

By Vicki Little Do you often find yourself wishing there were about five more hours in the day? When you see that first star at night, are you wishing for a clone to go to work for you or someone else to clean the house? Well, we’ve learned that we can’t do it all, all(…)

Denver Free Days 2015

Denver Free Days 2015

Families can explore the galleries with a Family Backpack. Courtesy Denver Art Museum. By Vicki Little Family fun is even better when it is free, and thanks to SCFD funding and corporate sponsorship there are many free days at Denver area attractions! Mark your calendars now! This list was created by visiting the various websites(…)