Even as storm clouds billowed overhead, a group of intrepid parents and their eager children gathered on the afternoon of May 18 to skip, run, and tumble across Central Park’s newly improved and renovated playground at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Xenia Street.
Girl Scouts Dream Big in Lowry
A first-of-its-kind Girl Scouts Dream Lab is set to open in Lowry in March and will offer girls opportunities to complete science projects, perform on stage, produce podcasts, simulate camping, and much more.
New Programs Are Growing at The Urban Farm
When Michelle Graham arrived as the new executive director of The Urban Farm three years ago, the organization was struggling. Fundraising was down, the main building was in desperate need of upgrading, and there were just four full-time employees.
Kids Convey Covid Woes through Art
Covid continues to take a toll on our youth. Here’s what some talented young artists had to say (or illustrate) about living through a pandemic.
Colorado’s Youth Mental Health Services: “The System Needs To Be Completely Rebuilt”
“She’s a ticking time bomb.” The desperation in the mother’s voice is palpable as she talks about how her middle school student spent many months self-harming and has even threatened to kill herself.
Pandemic Impacts on Mental Health: Uncertainty & Isolation Are Tough on Kids
Jenna Glover doesn’t mince words. She says the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a full-blown mental health crisis in children and teens, especially with issues of depression and anxiety.
Teach Your Children Well: Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots
Rex’s book is described as a “Primer for kids growing up in an era when facts are considered debatable and opinions are oft expressed loudly and without empathy.
New Playgrounds in NE Celebrate Nature, Inclusivity
Innovative outdoor play areas are coming soon to a neighborhood near you, just as demand for outdoor activities has never been greater.
New Kids’ Store: Fate or Good Planning?
She started out in geology, earned an MBA, worked in aerospace, stayed home with her three kids, and has now opened a children’s boutique.
Reducing Kids’ Stress During the Pandemic
The challenges of parenting during the pandemic are daunting: trying to keep everyone safe and healthy, managing online schooling, curtailing children’s social activities, and keeping harmony as everyone’s patience is being tested.