Growing Up Fort Collins

Summer Cooking Camps at The Cooking Studio

By On June 16, 2017

Summer is in full swing and there are a million different camps and activities available to keep kids busy during their break. Last week both of my boys attended the summer cooking… Read More

Good Cheap Fun

Pinball Jones

By On March 8, 2017

My oldest son was born in Denver, but we moved to Fort Collins when he was 6 months old. My youngest son was nearly born in the car on Prospect, but fortunately… Read More

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Experience Fort Collins

By On March 4, 2017

Well, hello there Growing Up Fort Collins readers. This is Kristin Mastre, the founder of our network of writers. You might know me over on Feasting Fort Collins and Fresh Air Fort… Read More

Local Spotlight

Beau & Belle diaper: perfect for swimming

By On November 1, 2016

If you’re familiar with Northern Colorado, you may know of the Grow with Me sale that occurs at The Ranch each fall. I find the best things there…one of the most useful… Read More

Local Spotlight

Sponsored Post: Harvest Farm Fall Festival

By On September 28, 2016

AH! I love autumn in Colorado. The leaves change quickly so be sure to get up the Rockies and check out the foliage before snow takes over! In autumn the air begins… Read More


2016 Taste in Timnath Fall Festival & 5K

By On September 21, 2016

Timnath is having its annual fall festival this weekend and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and check out how the town is growing all the while enjoying time with… Read More


New Look, New Adventures!

By On August 31, 2016

Did you know Growing Up Fort Collins is apart of a resource network? Our writers have been publishing information for you to learn more about the city around us and explore Fort… Read More

City of Fort Collins

Smart Fit Girls Program

By On August 24, 2016

Have you heard of a program here in town called Smart Fit Girls run through the City of Fort Collins’ Recreator? It’s designed for girls in middle school (6th to 8th grade).… Read More

Special Edition

Help Me Understand Instagram Better

By On August 18, 2016

I need your help to understand Instagram better! I am June Macon, a long-time blogger for Growing Up Fort Collins, and I want to know how YOU feel about the social media… Read More

Guest Post

9 Ways to Protect Children During Divorce

By On August 17, 2016

This is a guest blog from a local divorce lawyer, Laura Monty, who founded Laura Monty Law, LLC in 2015 after relocating with her family from Denver to the Fort Collins area.… Read More