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Courtney Messenbaugh

Courtney Messenbaugh is a freelance writer based in the Boulder area. She is married with three children and a big dog. 

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The Calm Before the Mom

Tips and resources for including meditation in your daily routine.


Pack It Up, Kids!

Help Reduce Food Waste by Giving Kids Input on Lunch Choices


Becoming Media Literate

Don’t just limit screen time—start the conversation about what kids are seeing.


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