Growing Up Fort Collins

Loveland Corn Roast 2016

By On August 11, 2016

Has your family ever been to a good-old-fashioned corn roast? If not, here is your chance! Each year the City of Loveland hosts a Corn Roast Festival with a parade, fun contests, and… Read More


Girls Recreation Softball Team in Windsor

By On August 8, 2016

Want to get your daughter involved in Rec or Modified Fall Softball? You still have the chance to sign her up through Choice Sports Training in Windsor. Games are played in Erie… Read More

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Music Together Classes This Fall

By On August 3, 2016

Can you believe that August is here! If you are as disinclined to welcome fall and the school year as I am… lets just take it slow. As I try to jam… Read More

Special Edition

Participate in Research About Instagram

By On August 1, 2016

This is the first time I’m asking readers to help me out with something: 10 minutes of your time to participate in a study about online users and their perception and feelings of user-generated… Read More


Kids’ Programs at Lory State Park

By On July 12, 2016

Did you know there are free programs offered through Lory State Park with the purchase of the $7 daily park pass? These programs are also free for those who purchased the annual… 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

birthday party at Jumpin

Birthday Review: Jumpin’

By On May 26, 2016

My son’s third birthday fell on a Monday this year. I thought, “Great. Let’s have a Monday Funday.” As I pondered over venues for three-year-olds, I remembered the haven of inflatable things… Read More

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National Bike to School Day

By On May 3, 2016

Did you know that May 4th is National Bike to School Day? It’s also a day people love to say, May the fourth be with you (you know, folks love  a good… Read More


Birthday Party Review: The Summit

By On April 26, 2016

Sometimes picking the right venue to have an 8-year-old’s birthday party is the most difficult part of the planning. Luckily, Northern Colorado has so many fun options for kids. This year, I… Read More