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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.


The Best of Your Ability

The benefits of enrichment activities for children with disabilities.

Worried About Worry?

Strategies to help equip anxious children for success.

Pack It Up, Kids!

Help reduce food waste by giving kids input on lunch choices.

The Power of Saying No

Take a pass on just one thing. Why it's okay to say no sometimes.


Becoming Media Literate

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


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