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Christi Seidman

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Signing Off

By On January 30, 2014

  Today, I sign off from Growing Up Fort Collins, and I make the transformation from blog writer to blog reader. As this date approached, I often wondered how I would feel… Read More

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The Unexpected Redemption of Chuck E. Cheese

By On January 28, 2014

  There are times in life when you just have to suck it up and admit to being wrong. Yesterday, as the snow fell and the cold descended upon Fort Collins, I… Read More

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Fort Fun: The Good, The Bad, and The Grumpy

By On January 23, 2014

  In my twenties, I traveled extensively. I lived in a van and spent months at a time traveling to disc golf tournaments. I visited almost every state in the union and… Read More

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It’s Not All About the Kids

By On January 21, 2014

  Let’s talk about you. Not the kids. Not parenting. Not diapers, preschools, playgrounds, or playdates. Just you. More specifically, let’s talk about how you take care of yourself. Are you taking… Read More


Fort Collins Birthday Party Guide

By On January 16, 2014

Throughout my 14 years of parenting, I’ve hosted and attended kids’ birthday parties all over Fort Collins and Loveland. We’ve done parties at home and parties at playgrounds. We’ve been to Chuck… Read More


Resource Spotlight: PSD Early Childhood Program

By On January 14, 2014

  Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a monthly MOMS Club meeting that featured a guest speaker from Poudre School District’s Early Childhood Program. While I consider myself to be fairly… Read More

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A Guide to Fort Collins Story Times

By On January 9, 2014

  My 12-year-old stays up too late, huddled under the covers with her Kindle, trying desperately to finish one more chapter before she is found out. I, in my motherly wickedness, must… Read More

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All Good Things Must Come to an End

By On January 7, 2014

  For the past 3 years, blogging has been an essential part of my life. It may even be safe to say that it’s been a therapeutic part of my life. After… Read More


Sponsor Post

By On January 6, 2014

  I often hear from readers about how much they appreciate the resources and information provided by Growing Up Fort Collins. Many of you are grateful for new ideas of family activities… Read More

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New Year’s Resolutions for Fort Collins Parents

By On January 2, 2014

. Have you made New Year’s Resolutions? WILL you be making New Year’s Resolutions? If I may be so bold, I would like to suggest a few resolutions for your consideration. How… Read More