Champion Mom: Planning Seasonal Family Fun this Autumn

By: bchauveau Monday September 9, 2019 comments

Autumn is an awesome time to get out and enjoy yourself with the family, especially if you have been cooped up in the house for parts of the summer. (Who really wants to go outside when the temperature is over 100 and you have air conditioning at home?) Now that the temperatures are dropping, you can bundle up a little and really get outside and have a blast. Here are some things you can plan to do this fall with your family: Go on a hayride A hayride is just one of those simple, childhood memories that many of us have... Read More


Champion Mom: Are You a Lawnmower Parent?

By: bchauveau Tuesday August 20, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Are You a Lawnmower Parent?

A few years ago, the term helicopter parent was coined. These are the parents that hover over their children and swoop in anytime they think that someone is treating their child unfairly. They are often overprotective and too involved in their childrens lives. These are the parents that call a parent conference over every single assignment, who do their childrens essays for them, and who are still micromanaging them even into college. But now that parenting style has moved aside for a new one that is even more troublingthe lawnmower... Read More


Champion Mom: Back-to-School Season is Tough for Low-Income Families - Here's How You Can Help

By: bchauveau Tuesday August 6, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Back-to-School Season is Tough for Low-Income Families - Here's How You Can Help

Back-to-school is just around the corner, and for thousands of families across the country, its time to trek back into the office supply and big box department stores to do some back-to-school shopping. While many people love the sight of new notebooks and that perfect giant box of crayons with the sharpener built in, there are lots of others who cant afford to buy even the most basic school supplies. If you wish to help out this year, there are a few things you can do to assist those in need so that they can get their school year... Read More


Champion Mom: Making the Most of Your Summer Vacation

By: bchauveau Tuesday July 23, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Making the Most of Your Summer Vacation

For those of us with kids, we can often look at summer with a combination of joy and dread. On the one hand, we look forward to being able to kick back, relax a little, and spend more time with our children. But it also comes with the fear of having to keep them occupied, out of trouble, and not uttering the dreaded phrase, Mom, Im bored. With that in mind, heres how you can make the most of your summer vacations so you can keep your sanity while keeping the kids happy and motivated to do more: Let the day take you ... Read More


Champion Mom: Backyard Summer Camp Ideas for Your Family

By: bchauveau Tuesday July 9, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Backyard Summer Camp Ideas for Your Family

Summer is here and you might be thinking back to some of your fond memories of summer camps in your youth. Unfortunately, many of those summer camps that we loved so much are no longer around, and a lot of the ones that remain are a bit too expensive to send your kids off to. So how do you give your kids some of the same joy that you had as a child enjoying summer camp? The answer is simple create your own summer camp experience in your backyard! Do backyard experiments One of the things that every summer camp tried to do is to... Read More


Champion Mom: Best Strategies for Getting Your Kids to Open Up & Talk to You

By: bchauveau Tuesday June 25, 2019 comments

Ask yourself if this sounds familiar: You sit down to a family dinner and ask your children how their day went. The unison response? Fine. You follow this up by asking what happened at school only to get a sigh and an exasperated, Nothing. Getting your kids to open up to you is a Herculean task. But it is definitely one that you should work on, especially at an early age. Heres how to get your kids to talk more with you: Look for the opportunities Your children oftentimes will come to you with opportunities to start an... Read More


Champion Mom: How to Protect Your Family from Allergies at Home

By: christineh Tuesday June 11, 2019 comments

When spring rolls around and our cars start taking on a yellowish tint from all the pollen, its easy to remember that allergy season has arrived. Unfortunately, many of us have allergens that are building up right in our own homes, making our families sick and feeling run-down. If your family is suffering from allergy problems, here are a few things you can do to protect them in your home: Cleanliness Probably the biggest gripe when it comes to housecleaning is the hatred people feel for dusting. However, this isnt just an issue... Read More


Champion Mom: Setting a Good Example for Healthy Relationships as Parents

By: christineh Tuesday May 28, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Setting a Good Example for Healthy Relationships as Parents

When your kids are growing up in a household, the adults around provide them with role models for future behavior. Oftentimes, when you look at an adults failed relationships, the failure can be traced back to their role models and how they were brought up. The relationships we develop as adults are often a mirror of the relationships we saw when we were growing up. If a child sees that you and your spouse dont respect each other, then they are more likely to grow up not respecting their spouse. Heres how you can model healthy... Read More


Champion Mom: How Independent Are Your Kids Really?

By: christineh Tuesday May 14, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: How Independent Are Your Kids Really?

Its the dream of all of us Moms that well raise our children to be healthy, happy, and independent, so we can watch them head off to be responsible adults. But just like every mom wants to think that her child is smart and good-looking (arent they all?) we also tend to over-exaggerate just how independent they are. Heres a quick run-down of some major areas to determine how independent your kids really are: Basic Life Skills First off, lets talk about basic life skills. These should start as soon as possible. You dont want to go... Read More


Champion Mom: Checking Out Summer Camps in Denver

By: christineh Tuesday April 23, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Checking Out Summer Camps in Denver

Believe it or not, another summer is right around the corner. And for you busy moms, many of you are already planning for your kids activities this summer so you dont have to hustle at the last minute. One of the best experiences you can choose for your child is to attend a camp, be it a day camp or an overnight camp experience. So, heres a rundown of some of the best camp activities you can look for in Denver depending on your childs special interests. Music is always a popular activity with kids, but if you want to move... Read More





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