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The Seeds Grandparents Sow Make for Meaningful Memories
by Martinique Davis
Oct 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Nostalgic recollections of picking pears from an old tree in the grandparents’ backyard.
A Big Thank You to M.V., TMVOA, for Looking Ahead
by Martinique Davis
Oct 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When it comes to supporting early childhood education, Mountain Village and the Mountain Village Owners Association are well ahead of the national curve.
Puddle Splashing in the Sunny Driveway: Good. At the Rainy Concert: Bad.
by Martinique Davis
Sep 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Reasoning with a toddler about when it is and isn’t appropriate to puddle splash is a hapless cause. Sometimes it’s better just to embrace it.
The Summer’s Harvest: I Just Can’t Help Myself
by Martinique Davis
Sep 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Martinique Davis likens herself to Augustus Gloop at Wonka’s chocolate river when she visits the weekly farmer’s market in Telluride.
The More-Attention Beast That Bedevils Us All
Sep 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Coming to terms with the untimely demands of a toddler poses a psychological hurdle that all adults must someday clear.
Favre, Vick Back in the NFL for Just One Reason. Bank.
by Gus Jarvis
Aug 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
With Drama Players Favre, Vick Back in the Game, It’s Shaping Up to Be a Must-See Television Season
Feline Trumps Rodents
by Martinique Davis
Aug 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Babies in triplicate – Elle and Mom visit the Second Chance Humane Society.
A 60 Percent Price Hike for Health Care?
by Martinique Davis
Aug 13, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Having had a baby in France, let’s talk about national health care.
Raising Elle
by Martinique Davis
Aug 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
With toddlers, even the best-laid plans are a toss-up.
Savor Those Days When Time Stands Still
by Martinique Davis
Jul 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Camping with Baby Elle provides slow-down time that doesn’t happen often enough.
Sometimes the Best Parenting Decisions Make Themselves
by Martinique Davis
Jul 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A shared bedroom means less sleep but more together-time with Baby Elle.
It’s Hard to Return to Life With Rules When ‘Ahma’ Leaves
by Martinique Davis
Jul 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A bad case of “Ahma”
With a Baby, It’s a Hard-Knocks Life for the Dog
by Martinique Davis
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
When baby makes three, the family dog goes down a notch in the world.
Sharing Lives (and Juice Boxes) in Telluride’s Summertime Living Room
by Martinique Davis
Jul 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s nothing quite as heartwarming as seeing your kid play with your friends’ kids in the same park all of you grew up in, on one of Telluride’s beautiful, summer evenings
Elle’s Spoiled Milk Emergency Room Fund
by Martinique Davis
Jun 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A swine flu scare brings a young family to the emergency room. The resulting bill touches on an even more serious problem – heath care.
Elle’s Aunties Get Married
by Martinique Davis
Jun 18, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
With all of the worries a mother may have of her child and the future he or she faces, Martinique Davis finds hope in love in this week’s Raising Elle.
Obsession and Other Parenting Hazards
by Martinique Davis
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Does too much baby talk send non-parents home early?
To Nourish Body and Soul, It’s Time to Get Back to the Garden
by Martinique Davis
May 28, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Martinique Davis finds solace in this world of corporate agriculture by getting to work in her summer garden.
Experiencing a World of ‘Baub-aus’
by Martinique Davis
May 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
When a little girl finds the words to share her joy, she adds to the joy of others.
End-of-Ski-Season Juggling Act – With Baby
by Martinique Davis
Apr 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have a mellow mindset, there’s virtually nothing you can’t do without your two-foot-tall toddler in tow.