Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Youth Gymnastics

Young gymnasts gain strength, balance and improve coordination and gross motor skills by running, tumbling, and swinging through the air. Gymnastics basics help with...

KIDS EVENTS AT THE CARBONDALE RODEO

* Thank you to Cody Griebel and George Hendrix for providing these previously unseen shots of our rodeo kids.*  “Kids don’t have to be raised a...

Roaring Fork Aikikai

Aikido for Kids in Carbondale by Ann O’Brien Cooperation. Focus. Confidence. As parents, we wish our kids embodied these qualities 100% of the time.   We may feel...

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...

THE TOOLBOX

Conflict Resolution: Building a Bridge When a Child Seems Unreachable

We call them bullies. Victims. Rebels. Misfits. Ne’er-do-wells. Lost. Confused. Angry young men. AND Women. We don’t know what to do with them, about...

Mind Your Manners

Teaching our children about common courtesies (for the Thanksgiving table & every day of the year) an interview with CP Kanipe, Aspen   ----------------- We live in an informal place, where...

One Family’s Unexpected Journey into Homeschooling

by Crystal Holsinger "Learning is not the product of teaching, Learning is the product of the activity of learners." - John Holt   Before having children,...

HANDING OVER THE KEYS

Learning The Rules of the Road with the In & Out Driving School by Kathryn Camp When our children are born, they need our support even just...

Sopris Theatre Company: In the National Spotlight

Looking for Date-Night-Worthy community theatre? As well as nationally recognized theatre training for your college-bound student? Well, look no further than CMC's Spring Valley campus. Sopris Theatre...

It’s A Wonderful Life with SOL Theatre Company

There’s something wrong in Bedford Falls this Christmas Eve. George Bailey is facing his existential crisis, ready to give up God’s most precious gift, his...

DIY: Handmakery Cardboard “Candy” Cottage

Save yourself long hours in the kitchen spent mixing, rolling, cutting and baking gingerbread dough – use cardboard instead. This fantastic upcycled material is abundant...

DIY Sunflower from Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Article: Katherine Bell Children’s Program & Outreach Manager, Anderson Ranch Arts Center Photography: Kyra Stickford, Anderson Ranch Arts Center This bright and cheery seasonal sunflower can be used as...

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Health & Wellness Directory

MOUNTAINPARENT's Health & Wellness special section in our FEB / MAR edition will explore ways that our local community of healers can help us...

Here Without You: Love and Loss During the Holidays

As a grief counselor I am often asked, “What can I do to help someone after a terrible loss? I don’t know what to...

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

You’ve Been Ghosted!

Print out this little note for your friends when you "Ghost" them --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- YOU HAVE BEEN GHOSTED on this ghoulish night. Don’t be fearful, don’t feel fright! Just...

PENNYWISE PIPELINE: Saving on Kid’s Gear

BY LINDSEY DEFRATES In early May, I was poking around Once Upon a Child in Glenwood Springs, waiting for my donation of fancy baby clothes...

BOREDOM BUSTER: GIANT BUBBLES

From the latest issue of Mountain Parent Magazine. read the full version here. Giant Bubble Recipe Mix up these common household Ingredients for instant backyard fun. Experiment...

AROUND THE TABLE

Grilled Nieslanik Beef Flank Steak Fajitas with Mountain Sorrel Chimichurri Salsa and grilled local asparagus found in seasonal abundance at Mana Foods in Carbondale and The Aspen Saturday Market by  Chef Chris Keating, Of Pine...

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