Parenting

Problem Solving Immigration

Ellis Island was the hub of United States immigration for roughly 40 years, and most Americans today will tell you they had a relative whose name can be found on those famous walls. From New York, I have a few.… Continue reading

Human Trafficking–what can I do about it?

There has been a tremendous amount of conversation in the media about Human Trafficking. The release of the State Department’s 2014 Trafficking in Person’s Report and the FBI’s summary of Operation Cross County success has brought this to light and… Continue reading

Who Do You Think You Are Anyways, Simon?

Let’s play Simon Says. Simon says to do your homework. Simon says to sit in your chair all day. Simon says if you talk to other students, you’re a disruption so go stand in the corner. Simon says you fail… Continue reading

Brains? Or Butts?

The cover of a popular sports magazine screams at me while waiting to purchase my bottle of water. The three young women are all posed with their arms interlocked, casually placed on each others “butts” while arching their backs in… Continue reading

My ObamaCare Story

As a struggling Colorado family, I can attest how terrible Obamacare has been for our financial stability. We have had to deal with increased premiums, a cancelled policy, and increased costs for our prescriptions. I have two children that both… Continue reading

Reclaiming a Heart of Generosity

February 14 is best known for giving over-priced flowers and chocolate, sending sweet notes, and dining with those we love. Most of us have participated willingly, but have questioned if Valentine’s Day is more about lining the pockets of the… Continue reading

Does Sex Ed Belong in Your Child’s Classroom?

House Bill 13-1081, proposed by Democratic lawmakers, would add language to Colorado state law defining standards for human sexuality education, and create a program of grants for school districts that want to implement such programs. The program would be run the Department of Public Health and Environment, and the grants would be funded by non-tax sources. Continue reading

Legalizing Weed In Colorado is Reefer Madness

Recently 60 Minutes did a piece on Colorado’s gangbusters Colorado “medical marijuana” industry that’s on track to become a nine billion dollar drug boom by 2016. Although Coloradans are the healthiest, most athletic bipeds in the nation, so direly in… Continue reading

One camp wants to set us free in this election, which do you think it is?

The uncertainty over this administration’s fiscal and regulatory policies have business owners sitting on their thumbs:

Steven Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, said on Monday that he was sitting on his thumbs with over a billion dollars tied up… Continue reading

Food, Glorious Food!

Where in our lives is food not present?  From our most important life events, to feeding our families and the kudos we get when they ooh and ahh at our creations.  From Julie and… Continue reading

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