Getting Ready for the Holidays in Colorado with the Santa Express Train

We've passed Halloween, we're coming up to Thanksgiving and preparing for Christmas. This year, one of our contributors is going to ride the Santa Express Train! The Santa Express Train, Colorado's favorite holiday train, runs through the Royal Gorge this Nov. 20 through Dec. 27, bringing more than 20,000 to the Royal Gorge Region over a six-week period. The Royal Gorge Route is offering more [...]

By | 2015-11-04T09:12:43+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities, Holidays|Tags: , |0 Comments

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus

Did you know.... Children's Colorado's South Campus in Highlands Ranch opened last month! The new South Campus features the only 24/7 pediatric urgent care facility in South Metro Denver staffed by board certified pediatric emergency medicine doctors and pediatric emergency nurses. It also offers a wide range of outpatient specialty clinics, inpatient and surgery care along with state-of-the-art imaging and diagnostic services.

By | 2014-01-18T09:00:46+00:00 January 18th, 2014|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Visiting the Denver Firefighter Museum

Brought to you by the Denver Firefighters Museum The swell of Christmas is over. Many of us who now switch our endeavors to the entertainment of children home on school break, rather than running ourselves into insanity, and I have an idea for you. Not too long ago, in a post brought to you by the Denver Firefighter Museum, in the midst of my winter [...]

By | 2013-12-26T09:00:24+00:00 December 26th, 2013|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Children's Advocacy Boot Camp

The first-ever Children’s Advocacy Boot Camp will be launching in January 2014. This new Children’s Advocacy Boot Camp builds upon the momentum Children’s Hospital Colorado has built in the past few years through its Speak Up initiatives, which have drawn more than 300 participants to learn how to advocate for children in a variety of settings. Designed to go even more in-depth, the Advocacy Boot Camp will [...]

By | 2013-10-27T09:00:00+00:00 October 27th, 2013|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Success at Monster Jam – Shows Still Remain

[dropshadowbox align="center" effect="lifted-both" width="305px" height="" background_color="#65AF34" border_width="1" border_color="#dddddd" ] Remaining show times are: Sat., February 9, 2013: 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm Sun., February 10, 2013: 2:00 pm [/dropshadowbox] Last night was opening night for Monster Jam (Monster Trucks) in Denver, and I’m excited to tell you that after a LOT of work and VERY good headphones, we made it through the entire night of [...]

By | 2013-02-09T14:08:03+00:00 February 9th, 2013|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|0 Comments

Don't Miss Monster Jam in Denver

Just about this time last year, our family attended one of the most thrilling and electricity filled shows ever… Monster Trucks at Monster Jam! This year, we will find ourselves there again along with the headphones and other consideration for the sensory sensitivities our family has.  You can see some of those considerations and preparations here. In Denver, you can take the family to see [...]

By | 2013-02-05T04:00:03+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , |0 Comments

Phineas and Ferb in Denver – Coupon Code and Giveaway

"Mom! Phineas and Ferb are going on a LIVE tour!!!" That’s right, Disney® is coming to Denver again with Feld Entertainment®, (the producers of Disney On Ice) to bring families the Disney Channel’s hit series, Phineas and Ferb at the Bellco Theatre - previously the Wells Fargo Theatre - in the Colorado Convention Center February 1 and 2, 2013. School's out for summer and anything [...]

By | 2013-01-05T15:34:08+00:00 January 5th, 2013|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities, Giveaways|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

I Never Grow Tired of the Sparkle That Disney On Ice Brings

Our outing to Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream of course carried our own brand of mishaps and happenings. All of which were forgotten the moment we found our seats and watched the magic unfold before us. I have yet to grow tired of seeing the sparkle in the eyes of my kids as they watch some of their favorite Disney® characters retell their [...]

By | 2012-12-08T22:30:26+00:00 December 8th, 2012|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , |0 Comments

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream – Preparation is the Key

Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream begins their Denver visit this Thursday, December 6, 2012 and runs through Sunday, December 9, 2012 with shows beginning at 7:00pm.  Our plan is to attend the opening night with our entire family.  This doesn’t come without preparation. The preparation we have in mind is more of the simple preparation of mindset.  Disney On Ice present Dare to [...]

By | 2012-12-03T07:00:32+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream – GIVEAWAY

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream December 6-9, 2012 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado YOU can win Tickets to the Opening Night! Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream at the Pepsi Center December 6-9, 2012.  Join Rapunzel, Princess Tiana, Cinderella and more in this hilarious hair-raising escapade.  Rapunzel, her unlikely companion, Flynn, and Maximus, embark on an uproarious journey that takes [...]

By | 2012-11-14T00:16:19+00:00 November 14th, 2012|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities, Giveaways|Tags: , |4 Comments

Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders

Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders   The S.O.S. Approach to Feeding The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation is pleased to present: Kay A. Toomey, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist, teaching her internationally renowned intervention for problem feeders with Erin Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP! The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding is a family-centered, transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating children with weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. [...]

Heading to the Autism SuperConference by Future Horizons to Learn Something New

Today will officially be the second time I’ve attended an Autism SuperConference hosted by Future Horizons Inc. in Denver, and I’m anticipating what I’ll learn. My thinking is that each time you attend a conference, even similar conferences, you learn something new. Why? Time passes. Your perspective changes. New situations arise. On the schedule is: Dr. Lucy Miller, OTR/L - Author of “Sensational Kids” ‘No [...]

By | 2012-03-22T09:00:40+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Monster Jam Monster Trucks are in Denver

Monster Trucks. Monster Trucks are popular among kids, mostly boys but girls as well, parents and families. There’s die hard fans, enthusiasts and casual observers - and those who have (possibly) pre-conceived notions of what Monster Truck races are all about. BUT, if given the chance with special attention paid to your ‘special’ ones, you should go. The electricity is in the air the instant [...]

By | 2012-02-12T22:27:15+00:00 February 12th, 2012|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , |0 Comments

TOY STORY 3 in Denver with Disney on Ice

    Last night was a first for our family, a first for J…he was smiling, clapping and actually enjoying himself at…Toy Story 3 with Disney on Ice! Toy Story 3…a movie so well known to our home is in Denver! Up close and personal and, quite frankly, one of the best Disney on Ice Events I’ve seen. Each character finding his own intro, [...]

By | 2011-12-10T02:46:29+00:00 December 10th, 2011|Categories: Colorado, Events / Activities|Tags: , |1 Comment