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What We Learned: December 2021

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Just when we think we’ve seen it all, we are stopped in our snowy tracks by new ways to sprinkle holiday magic in our families’ lives. For this issue, Parker-based interior designer, blogger, and mom of two, Rachel Hoback, inspired us with her ideas for decorating a child’s bedroom. The twinkling lights and jolly touches are sure to make bedtime an unforgettable part of the season. Read the story here.

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STEM is the “It” subject. Learn about the new barrier-breaking STEM toy and the two Colorado College grads who created it, in our Q&A.

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Gigi’s Playhouse brings together children with Down syndrome and their families to build community.

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Don’t give blah books for the holidays. We found some of the season’s best new musical, how-to, and pop-up books for the kids on your list.

Can’t Wait

Even when snow isn’t falling in the city, it’s still possible to glide through a wintery wonderland scene. Check out our list of cozy mountain town sleigh rides.

You Said It

Act like a parent but think like a child.
—Dr. Candice W. Jones, pediatrician, author, and mother of two, on how parents should approach conflict with their child. Read more here.

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