Baby Blog

YMCA Hosts Kid's Triathlon

They’ve worked on the course as Olympics triathletes, at Goodwill Games and World Championships, and very soon, Greg and Laura Bennett — two of the world’s greatest endurance athletes — will be handing out medals to local kids. One could be yours. Our pick for one great way to fill a summer day: The YMCA of Boulder Valley’s annual Strong Kids…

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Few authors are better known than Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, Ted Geisel created paintings and collected hats which he secreted away in a hidden closet at the Seuss Estate…

Brave Enough

“Mom, I’m scared,” my fourth grader said as she walked out of school a little month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. “Why?” I asked. “We’re going to start doing lockdown drills,” she said. I wasn’t surprised nor was I upset.  It gives me a sense of security knowing that the teachers and staff at her school were…

Date Night Evolves!

In the dark, with temperatures in the low 20s, my husband and I run as fast as we could in our dress shoes under the wings of a B-52. Like butterflies fluttering on flowers in the summer, we gather with other couples in Fedoras, fur coats, heels, slacks with suspenders, and dresses with crinoline at the entrance of a large WWII hangar.  Inside…