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What We Learned: November 2021

Colorado kids are creative, hardworking, and generous humans. The five teens we recognize in our 2021 Kids Making a Difference article use their time and talents to give books to kids in need, entertain Children’s Hospital Colorado patients, fight climate change, and more. Read their stories here.


It’s Native American Heritage Month. Check out our list of places to explore and celebrate Colorado’s Indigenous cultures.

Love It

Stuck in travel limbo? Check out these smart ideas for keeping kids happy during flight delays.

Leave It

Leave the cooking and dishes to someone else this year. Here’s where to order Thanksgiving dinner instead.

Can’t Wait

Outdoor winter activities are back! We can’t wait to pull out the cozy gloves and hats and get the family out in the winter wonderland. We found some must-have kids’ snow gear to keep the littles toasty on the slopes or in the backyard.

You Said It

“It’s nearly impossible to feel grateful and envious at the same time.”
—Jarod Williams, a father of two and therapist at The Child and Family Therapy Center of Denver. Read more benefits of gratitude here.

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