The Great Slumber Party Debate

The Great Slumber Party Debate

By Vicki Little “Mom! Can Suzie and I have a slumber party?” I don’t know what popped into your mind just now, but my mind is filled with memories of frozen bras, kissing Joey McIntyre posters, sneaking out (once) to experience a disappointing kiss from a boy whose name I can’t recall, and playing “truth or dare”(…)

11 Things To Do In The Evening That Don’t Involve Screens

11 Things To Do In The Evening That Don’t Involve Screens

By Vicki Little Last year I introduced my kids to the wonderful world of “A Christmas Story.” They absolutely loved it, of course. But the conversation afterward stood out the most to me. My kids were chatting about how boring it must have been to just sit around a radio and listen to someone talk.(…)

4 Life Events That Require You To Update Your Will

4 Life Events That Require You To Update Your Will

By Linda E. Becker, Esq. I always encourage my clients to develop an estate plan early and then to review and update that estate plan regularly.  Many things can change throughout your life, and your estate plan needs to change with it.  When your life changes, your will should, too. Here are four significant life events(…)

Review: Cherokee Park Colorado Dude Ranch

Review: Cherokee Park Colorado Dude Ranch

By Julie Bielenberg It’s always the simplest and most basic of things that you remember, and usually, the first time you attempt something. Case in point—square dancing. Taught all over the world, you would be surprised how many folks have never given it a go. Square Dancing’s roots originate in 17th Century Europe, but the(…)

How To Prepare Yourself For When Your Child Leaves For College

How To Prepare Yourself For When Your Child Leaves For College

By Vicki Little As much as each age and stage prepares our children for the next phase of life, we too have learned a lot as we watch them grow. That sleepless third trimester prepared us for the sleep deprivation we would soon face. That half day of Kindergarten eased us into the full day(…)

6 Fun Activities To Enrich Your Child’s Summer

6 Fun Activities To Enrich Your Child’s Summer

By Vicki Little Summer is here, which means you have approximately five minutes before you begin hearing the dreaded, “I’m so bored, Mom!” While it seems easier to just let our children veg in front of video games, we know this is the first step down the summer slide of learning loss. Every day doesn’t(…)

Will Our Kids Ever Learn To Just Sit And Think?

Will Our Kids Ever Learn To Just Sit And Think?

By Vicki Little If you didn’t know better, you might think that digital screens have become a commodity needed for daily survival. They invade our dinner tables, our car rides, even our play dates. Kids as young as age 5 spend  time with other children watching one another play on a tablet instead of using(…)