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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.

Family Favorites 2018

There’s not enough time in the day to research and discover all the restaurants, play spaces, attractions, and health experts that are a good fit for your family. The goal of this special issue is to help you find your favorites faster. These recommendations come straight from fellow parents who are in the trenches with you, providing you with the best of the best in a wide range of parenting-related categories.

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2018 Family Favorites: Classes and Lessons

Extracurricular activities enrich a child’s life by allowing them to pursue their unique interests. From art to technology, these standout programs help nurture the whole child.

2018 Family Favorites: Health and Wellness

When your family’s health is a concern, finding a professional you can trust is essential. Leave the guesswork out of things with these pediatricians, hospitals, and specialists.

2018 Family Favorites: Family Fun

Colorado families love to soak up the sun. Between parks, world-famous attractions, events, and museums, there's no shortage of activities to keep them busy. Here are a few of our readers' favorite places to play.

2018 Family Favorites: Shops and Services

Whether it’s something as simple as a haircut or as important as estate planning, save time searching for trusted resources with these recommendations from other parents.

2018 Family Favorites: Education

Educational opportunities are as varied as kids are. That means more options than ever to choose from, which can be daunting for a parent. Here’s a look at the schools and educational services our readers trust the most.

2018 Family Favorites: Pregnancy and Baby

Preparing for your bundle of joy can feel like a full-time job. Here are some parent-recommended services that will make that pregnancy and early baby-hood stage a little easier.

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2018 Family Favorites: Food and Drink

As Colorado’s reputation for great dining has grown, so have the options for kids at restaurants and eateries. Healthier and more interesting kids meal offerings, room to play, and a warm welcome in previously adult-only environments, makes raising an adventurous eater in Colorado just a little easier.

2018 Family Favorites: Me Time

Taking care of yourself, nurturing who you are, is essential. When it's time for a break, here are some parent-approved ideas. Don't forget, keeping yourself healthy and happy makes you better for those who depend on you.

2018 Family Favorites: Travel

Family getaways can be so much fun, once you’re there. But planning where to go, how to get there, and what to do with the kids once you're there feels overwhelming. Here are some of the favorite spots of Colorado families in-state and beyond.

2018 Family Favorites: Sports and Fitness

Fun and skill-building combine with fitness in these activities that get your child’s body moving. Readers recommend these local programs when it comes to sports.

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What to Do When Your Child Lies

Psychotherapist Eli Harwood shares tips to help parents stop the little lies, before they turn into a big problem.

How to Stop the Screaming

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler shares tips for dealing with a toddler who loves to scream.

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