Meet Local Snowboarder, Red Gerard

Last weekend at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Denver Parent had the privilege to sit down with 16-year-old pro snowboarder and Summit County resident, Red Gerard. When I first walked in, Red looked like he'd just gotten off the slopes...helmet hair stuffed in a hat and a bag of ice on his ankle. He flashed me a smile that only a kid who plays outside all day long doing what … [Read more...]

Holiday Merriment at Cheyenne Mountain Resort

This holiday season, families who travel together, have fun together. Tis’ the time for long mall lines, cooking marathons and 24x7 clean up duty. This year, take the hassle out of the holidays and give all the kids in the  family [parents included] the gift of travel. On Friday, Dec. 2, Cheyenne Mountain Resort celebrates its 8th Annual Unwrap the Magic holiday … [Read more...]

The Best Pumpkin Patches Around Denver

Are you looking for the perfect setting to take a fall photo with your kiddos?  Maybe you kids want to pet a goat or see an antique tractor? Want to teach your kids how to make a pumpkin pie from an actual pumpkin instead of can?  Do your older kids want to try a corn maze? Here's where you can find all of these! Cottonwood Farms is a beautiful spot with a view of the … [Read more...]

Denver Date Night: Screaming Fun Date (adults and teens alike!)

Last night I had a screaming good time with my date at the Haunted Field of Screams and in the Dead Mans Night Maze! Haunted Field of Screams was kind of enough to set us up with VIP passes to try each of the three attractions they run. We first entered the Dead Mans Night Maze. The VIP pass allowed us to jump to the front of the line, nice! We were given some basic … [Read more...]

He said/She said, a “duet” at the new Voicebox Karaoke

He said/She said - would you take two groups of kids on a date to a karaoke bar? We did! "How would you and your kids like to go to karaoke with me and my kids?" Karaoke? I can't sing, I don't want to get up in front of a bunch of strangers and embarrass myself. Could you possibly have a worse idea? Now, in a rare moment of self control, I managed to keep these thoughts … [Read more...]