Talking to My Children About Marijuana Use

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My son may be young, but the boy has some big goals. As of this morning, he’d like to be a professional tennis player, own a food truck, and manage a construction company. Along with his lofty career goals comes a whole lot of strength, and a fierce, independent will of his own. Our daughter, […] The post Talking to My Children About Marijuana Use appeared first on Denver Metro Moms Blog. Continue Reading      

Health Care Bills Could Hit Southern Colorado City Hard; Aurora's Motels Becoming Less Affor…

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The nation’s first round of health care reform brought Medicaid expansion and, a local health care leader says, improved medical treatment for poor working people in the Southern Colorado city of Pueblo. Now, that official says, those gains are threatened by Republican reform proposals in Congress. Then, inexpensive motels along East Colfax Avenue have provided a haven for people who might otherwise be homeless, but rates are rising and options are disappearing as development closes in on the community. And, with a solar eclipse coming on August 21, a look back to an 1878 eclipse that drew science celebrities, including Thomas Edison, to Colorado. Continue Reading      

Detecting Body Issues in Teens

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How many of us are unhappy with our bodies? Unfortunately, a lot of us will answer this question with a yes. It’s no secret that many of us have agonized in front of a mirror or complained about our muffin tops, stretch marks, bat wings, and more. We often lament to our friends, family, and significant others about our disappointments when we look in the mirror or have to try on clothes. And they all know better than to mention swimsuit season is around the corner. In fact, researchers estimate that 91 percent of women admit to having negative feelings about our bodies. We all have certain areas that we would love to see tightened or toned which often finds …