Sunday, January 21, 2018

Grand Junction Fun

AUTHOR: Kendra Ford of Carbondale, mom to some lively teenagers! For a different type of fun check out these activities in Grand Junction.  CROWD PLEASERS. When you...

Roaring Fork Cycling Club

By Rob Russell and Trina Ortega Ask them how cycling can change lives, and the founders of the new Roaring Fork Cycling Club will respond...

Aspen Junior Hockey

AJH, known as the Aspen Leafs, was founded in 1972 by John McBride with one team of 15 players. Today the program has grown...

Be Their Parent, Not Their Coach

Alice Black Alpine Program Manager, Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club I grew up in Romania, where everyone is a gymnast. Although my parents had no...

THE TOOLBOX

Critical Thinking + Technology

Libraries are dynamic institutions. The book-centric model of past decades has evolved to include both communal and DIY aspects to library service and learning....

Math without a workbook

by: JUDY ARNALL , author, Discipline Without Distress & Parenting With Patience The birthday cheesecake looked smaller than a half. Although the store sold the cheesecake...

Sensory bins are fun and promote development

by Lexi Clark-Kimmel, Early Childhood Specialist, Roaring Fork School District  Sensory Bins and Early Childhood Development Those who work with children know that a novel activity...

Tips For Teaching Your Kids How To Use A Knife

At some point they have to try! Here are some tips for teaching them: 1. Stand At The Right Height 2. Work on the hold that...

Boys of the Ballet

BY JESSICA MOORE Ask the average resident of the Roaring Fork Valley what comes to mind when they hear the word ‘ballet,’ and it’s...

How to Make Space for Art

PAM PORTER ART EDUCATOR, FIND HER AT THE ART BASE IN BASALT OR THE THIRD STREET CENTER IN CARBONDALE    One of the best ways to foster your...

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Sleep Baby!

NO REALLY? WHY DON'T BABIES SLEEP AT NIGHT? BY SARAH BAY Sleep Coach, Carbondale, CO  Contrary to popular belief, sleep is learned.  The act of sleep...

Sunscreen Recommendations

Alix Knipe interviews Hilary Back, her local naturopathic doctor, about how to choose healthy skin care products and how to protect your kids from...

HOMELIFE & STYLE

‘Tis a Season, Not a Deadline

BY KATHRYN CAMP, CARBONDALE               I know what you’re planning to give your kids this holiday season. It’s the same thing we’re hoping to give our...

Local eatery Pan & Fork’s family recipes

Courtesy of Jenn and Philip Kendzior, owners of Restaurant Pan & Fork, CARBONDALE I am married to a very talented chef. Lucky me! So it may come...

Classic Toys Timeless Lessons

Yes, it’s real. There is a National Toy Hall of Fame. And why not? In the history of toys, some stand out as exceptional....

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