Friday, November 9, 2018

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...

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...

THE TOOLBOX

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...

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....

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...

LEMONADE DAY IS AWESOME

From the latest issue of Mountain Parent Magazine...   Even if life doesn’t give you lemons ... make Lemonade Two local nonprofit organizations have adopted National...

LIFE IS NOT A DRESS REHEARSAL

Reflections on the behind-the-scenes gifts of theatre Education with local program directors Jennifer Johnson, Graham Northrop & Corey Simpson  ------- Let’s be honest. When our kids express an interest in...

Not to miss: Mr. Popper’s Penguins on March 21st!

OCEAN FILM TOUR AND LOVEABLE PENGUINS SAIL IN TO THE WHEELER Aspen, CO The Wheeler Opera House will bring the alluring sea and Antarctic adventures to...

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

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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