#ChampionMom: Teaching Your Kids Empathy

By: christineh Tuesday February 26, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom: Teaching Your Kids Empathy

In the parental quest to raise a good and decent human being, have you considered ways to ignite empathy in your child? Many parenting experts believe having empathy is essential to becoming the best person you can be: kind, caring, respectful, and tolerant. Studies show that teens are 40 percent less empathetic today compared to 30 years ago. According to educational psychologist and author Dr. Michele Borba, this lack of empathy trend in kids gets in the way of collaboration, innovation, and problem-solving. You can only... Read More


#ChampionMom - Dealing with Cold & Flu Season

By: christineh Tuesday February 12, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom - Dealing with Cold & Flu Season

For many Colorado families, winter means bundling up for outdoor play, snuggling around a cozy fireplace, and entertaining ourselves indoors with board games. But winter also signals cold and flu season, and currently, our state is experiencing the brunt of it. According to recent data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2,054 people have been hospitalized for the flu since the beginning of the 2018-19 season. Flu season started in early October, peaks in February, and will end around April. Avoid... Read More


#ChampionMom - Winter is Tough - Here's How Your Family Can Give Back

By: christineh Tuesday January 22, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom - Winter is Tough - Here's How Your Family Can Give Back

Winter weather can be very brutal, especially here in Colorado. But if you are homeless or economically disadvantaged, its even more dangerous and difficult. This winter, you and your family can give back to the local community by helping a variety of charities. By doing this, you will bring some warmth and love to others in the community. Sock It To Em Sock Campaign You and your family can become sock ambassadors! Do this by collecting and gathering socks to be distributed to the homeless and agencies that care for... Read More


#ChampionMom - Fun Things to Do with Your Family in Denver This January

By: christineh Tuesday January 8, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom - Fun Things to Do with Your Family in Denver This January

January is here and the weather, as always, is getting kind of rough here in Denver. Chances are, you may already be dealing with cabin fever. Being holed up with the kids can be challenging after a bit - you need something to do to keep them active. If youre already sick of hearing, Mom, Im bored, theres still hope. Heres a run-down on some fun things to do in Denver in January: National Western Stock Show - For a traditional western family outing, check out this rodeo competition that runs from January 12 to 27. Besides... Read More


#ChampionMom - Should You Set New Year's Resolutions as a Family?

By: christineh Monday December 31, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Should You Set New Year's Resolutions as a Family?

The New Year is approaching and many of us are already dreading the worst part of starting 2019 namely, the New Years resolutions. Many people have found success in setting resolutions with friends or family members. They find that the camaraderie helps keep them motivated and that sometimes they can even turn it into a healthy competition. But should you set New Years resolutions as a family, especially with little kids? Lets take a look at the benefits of doing just that: Group support One of the most effective ways to... Read More


#ChampionMom - Fun Activities for Snow Days

By: christineh Monday December 17, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Fun Activities for Snow Days

The Northeast has already been hit with the first major snowstorm of the season and as 2019 gets ready to roll around it looks like more snowy days could be upon us soon. If you have young children, then you know that the idea of being trapped at home with nowhere to go and nothing to do can be a maddening prospect. Here are some of our favorite tips for fun activities to do with the kids on snow days: Build a pillow fort When the weather outside is too icy to explore, come indoors and build your own playground with an... Read More


Why Your Business Needs a Floor Maintenance Plan

By: christineh Monday December 10, 2018 comments

Why Your Business Needs a Floor Maintenance Plan

When it comes to having a business maintenance plan for your floor, a lot of managers tend to want to save a few bucks by thinking they can handle this all in-house. After all, they have staff sweep or vacuum, so what more could there be? Actually, quite a lot. A professional maintenance plan for your business is a must. Your office provides your customers and clients with the first impression of your company. If your carpets are dingy and your hardwood floors are chipped and dirty, they are going to think less of doing business with... Read More


#ChampionMom - Should You Get Your Child a Pet for Christmas?

By: christineh Monday December 3, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Should You Get Your Child a Pet for Christmas?

This Christmas and holiday season, many parents worry about getting that perfect gift for their child that will cause them to light up when they open it. One popular image is of a child opening a box that is moving only to discover a real puppy or kitten popping out to surprise them. But is this really a good present for your child? The answer is actually a little more complex than a simple yes or no, so lets look at the proposition: Why you shouldnt buy your child a pet for Christmas Pets are not just... Read More


#ChampionMom - Getting Organized for the Holiday Season

By: christineh Monday November 19, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Getting Organized for the Holiday Season

If youre like me, you may have a love-hate relationship with the holidays. Sure, when the temperatures dip and the decorations come out, I get a special tingle because it is one of the happiest times of the year to be with friends and family. But when I start to think of all the things that I have to do for the holidays, my anxiety level has a tendency to start escalating. Here are a few tips to getting organized this holiday season: Make a list and check it twice No, youre not Santa. But creating a detailed list of everything... Read More


#ChampionMom - Preparing Your Family for Winter

By: christineh Monday November 5, 2018 comments

#ChampionMom - Preparing Your Family for Winter

Winter is right around the corner and although many people are excited about the chance to play in the snow or get ready for the holidays, others are dreading the time (sometimes for the exact same reasons). Winter can take its toll on a family, especially if you are unprepared. Here are some special tips to handle several common problems during the winter months. Illness Winter is the cold and flu season and its important to prepare your family for this. Its a good idea to go ahead and buy some cold and flu medication and... Read More





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