Tag Archives: "Colorado Babies"

Baby Friendly Holidays

Oh to be a baby during Christmas! So many things to touch, to pull and to swallow. Any mobile toddler with gumption will tackle the holiday season like a feast. Bows of holly, low-hanging mistletoe, ornaments, wreathes, candles, snow, bite-sized nativity figurines—every bit of beautiful decor that you’ve collected over the years has now become…

Five Secrets of Scarlet Fever

It is a bad cold. The kind that puts you in that unique Purgatory in the middle of the night when you’re too achy to sleep, yet too tired to do anything but stare outside into the darkness, waiting for the sun to rise. Your taste left you several days before to a constant flood of mucus and you spend your days peeling off layers of clothes, only…

Life (and limb) after high chairs

If you have your child in a booster seat, you may not be doing him any favors. The thing about booster seats is they don’t necessarily boost your child’s posture.When my son Jordan was younger, we had a high chair for him. But after he graduated from infanthood, we made do with a booster seat, the kind that attach to the chair and our never the…

Dance, Magic Dance

I love to dance. Lindy Hop Swing is my favorite, but I enjoy all kinds of dancing and so do my kids. Nothing can beat the doldrums of a monotonous day for my kids and me like a spontaneous freeze dance game. I also love the environment of dances. Swing dances at the Mercury Café or the Turnverein in Denver have an air of the 1940s with pressed…