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Help! My Teen is a Holiday Grinch!

As kids age, they may lose interest in your family's holiday traditions. Follow these expert tips to keep the holidays merry, while still respecting your teen's needs.

Encouraging Kids to Volunteer

Wish your kids were more involved in the community? Unsure how to motivate them to volunteer? Check out these expert tips.

My Kids Are Fearful of Active Shooter Drills

Active shooter drills have become commonplace in schools. But what do you do if your child starts expressing fears about going to school? Our expert weighs in.

Expert Tips for Picky Eaters

Is your child a picky eater? Encourage your kiddo to try new foods with these helpful tips from a registered dietitian.

Back to School and Acting Up

The new school year just started and suddenly your child is acting out at home. Our expert weighs in on how to address this behavior before it gets worse.

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Avoid Family Vacation Misery

Don't let a family vacation be more work than it is fun. Follow these expert tips when traveling with kids.

12 Influential Colorado Moms

The impact of these local moms can be felt in everything from children's TV programming to state legislation. Here, they share—in their own words—how they pursue their passions while raising their families.

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Fighting Off Sibling Squabbles

Friendly sibling playtime is often interrupted by bouts of fighting, name-calling, hitting, or even ganging up on one another. Read this expert advice to help resolve sibling quarrels.

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22 Family-Friendly Halloween Celebrations

From trick-or-treating in downtown Denver to a costume parade, concerts, and a haunted hayride, here's a roundup of festive Halloween outings the whole family will enjoy.

5 Old Town Trick-or-Treat Events

Celebrate Halloween a little early with these safe daytime trick-or-treating options.

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6 Ways to Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Celebrate Mexican traditions during Day of the Dead, October 31 to November 2, with these family-friendly events.

Is My 8-Month-Old Eating Enough?

Dr. James Feinstein, pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Colorado, shares tips for incorporating solid foods into a baby's diet.

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