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Roller painting is a fun kids activity

Roller painting is a fun kids activity

There are some art and craft projects that are about the finished result. The kids follow specific steps and end up with something cute to give as a Christmas or Mother’s Day present, or to proudly display in their own room. Then there are art […]

Head Into the Woods with the Phamaly Theatre Company

Head Into the Woods with the Phamaly Theatre Company

Last Thursday, my daughter and I were invited to see Phamaly Theatre’s production of “Into the Woods.” We’re excited to see our very first @phamalytheatre show – Into the Woods! 🌲🌳#dcpa #musical #supportlocaltheatre #denver #denvercolorado A post shared by Laura Falin (@5280moms.com5280) on Jul 12, […]

Deliciously easy breakfast berry waffles

Deliciously easy breakfast berry waffles

Every Friday night, we have breakfast for dinner. It started when my oldest was 2 or 3. His dad volunteered on Friday nights, so it was just my boy and me. I didn’t feel like making dinner for the two of us after a long […]

Your Summer Survival Kit

Your Summer Survival Kit

Summer in Colorado requires a special way of packing and planning. The weather can change, depending on where you find yourself for the day…and it can even change in the same place pretty fast. Yesterday, my kids were convinced they were dying of heat exhaustion […]

5 kids TV shows parents will love too

5 kids TV shows parents will love too

The day I sat down to watch “Santa Buddies” with my kids was the day I truly realized my deep and sacrificial love for them. We’ve all had those experiences, right? This is why we’re so appreciative of kids’ entertainment that actually strikes us as […]

5 Ways to Save When Going to Water World

5 Ways to Save When Going to Water World

We love the water. We’ve been trying especially hard to get to the water over the last week or so – it’s been SO hot here! We don’t have air conditioning at home, so whatever we can do to get somewhere with nice, cool water […]

Incredibles 2 Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets

Incredibles 2 Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets

Are you (I mean…your kids…) excited for Incredibles 2? We certainly are. Also, it’s been really hot here, so this is an excellent reason to go chill out in an air-conditioned movie theater! I wanted to share some Incredibles 2 coloring pages and activity sheets for […]

Tips for visiting the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch

Tips for visiting the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch

My family had the opportunity to visit the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, near Granby, early this summer. This is the second time we’ve been and the kids were begging to go back. We arrived on a Wednesday afternoon (pro tip: if you can go during the […]

Easy Kid Hike – Exploring The Braille Trail

Easy Kid Hike – Exploring The Braille Trail

Last week, we tried a hike in Genesee that was a little different. It had the same amazing views we’ve come to expect, living here in Colorado. Honestly, one of my favorite things about where we live is that you don’t have to drive far […]

5 Kids’ Club Summer Movie Programs

5 Kids’ Club Summer Movie Programs

Some days, I’m full of energy and wanting to take the kids hiking or swimming or kayaking or doing something in the gorgeous outdoors of a Colorado summer. While we’re in the car headed for the mountains, or on another quirky adventure of some kind, […]