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Author Visit Program

Sponsored Post – Teresa Funke & Company Author Visit Program

By On September 6, 2017

With school back in session, our thoughts return to standardized tests, class sizes and budgets, and the trials and tribulations of homework. Poudre School District is a top notch district in Colorado,… Read More


Sponsored Post: RJ’s Amazing Entertainment Party Tips

By On June 15, 2016

This month, local party expert Rina Jean (RJ) Bindi from RJ’s Amazing Entertainment provides the GUFC readership with some helpful advice for kid’s birthday parties when hiring professional entertainment. RJ specializes in… Read More


Miramont offers teens free summer memberships

By On June 4, 2016

Miramont Lifestyles Fitness is a local gym with three locations (South, North, and Central). This summer, teens can join the North and Central gyms for free from now until August 15. Enrollment… Read More


Sponsored Post: Pediatric Podiatry at Anderson Podiatry Center

By On April 11, 2016

This month Anderson Podiatry Center is providing some great insight on pediatric podiatry and what parents should know about feet. They’re the only full-service foot care center in the tri-state area of Colorado, Nebraska,… Read More

Outside of the Tot Spot
Photo credit: June Macon

Sponsored Post: Tot Spot is the Place to Be

By On March 31, 2016

On March 8th the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery opened up the Tot Spot to the public. If you’ve been following the blog, you know that I’ve been writing about this space… Read More


The Building of Tot Spot at FCMOD

By On February 27, 2016

A lot of thought goes into the exhibits which live within the wondrous world that is Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. I had the opportunity to chat with the museum’s Associate Director Brent… Read More


New toddler program at Miramont South

By On January 16, 2016

This week starts the new Itty Bitty Bouncers Program at Miramont Lifestyle Fitness. Our sponsors have caught on to a need in Fort Collins. More activities for the small ones! This program… Read More


Behind the scenes: FCMoD Toddler’s Exploration

By On January 13, 2016

Huzzah! for Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Today the toddler and I spent the morning at FCMoD’s Tiny Tot Exploration. They host a free-play tot spot on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10… Read More

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery 5

Sponsored: A Remodel for Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Toddler Play Zone

By On December 15, 2015

The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery has a special place in my heart. For one, it’s such an awesome place to have in our city. The people who work there care about… Read More

Happy and Healthy Facebook

Sponsored Post: Having “the talk” with your kids about Marijuana

By On December 8, 2015

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment has launched a proactive campaign to help adults facilitate an open dialogue about retail marijuana with kids. The Good to Know campaign provides resources… Read More