raising elle

Taking Time to Treasure Early-Morning Bluejay Visits
by Martinique Davis
Mar 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The morning rush slows down to a crawl as Baby Elle communes with a visiting blue jay.
Not a ‘Peaceful, Easy Feeling’
by Martinique Davis
Mar 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Leaving a 1-year-old for the first time.
Mom Is the Only Cure for Baby’s Illness
by Martinique Davis
Feb 25, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Home with a sick baby brings back fond childhood memories.
The Best Valentine’s Gift: A Few Childless Hours (and Perhaps Some Chocolate)
by Martinique Davis
Feb 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes new parents forget to honor “we” instead of “me.” Try the former this Valentine’s Day.
Scarred From Birth
by Martinique Davis
Feb 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Belly scars serve to remind us of the growing trend of the economization of childbirth.
Re-Discovering the Joys of Bubble Wrap
by Martinique Davis
Jan 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
‘If you haven’t crawled under your kitchen table lately, you really should’ and other lessons from parenting a newly ambulatory toddler.
Alone and Loving It
by Martinique Davis
Jan 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
One is not the loneliest number for this mother, who is relishing some time alone.
The Fleeting Days of Babyhood
by Martinique Davis
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The first year of life is full of awe-inspiring achievements, that all too soon become routine.
Tackling Telluride’s Daycare Dilemma, One Sleepless Night at a Time
by Martinique Davis
Jan 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The future of Telluride needs to include kids, so it must also include support for working parents.
Baby’s First Christmas Gift
by Martinique Davis
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The hunt for the perfect gift for baby raises questions about a new family’s Christmas philosophy.
Telluride Middle School Girls’ Basketball on a Roll
by Martinique Davis
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Twin Arnold sisters carrying on strong Telluride coaching traditions.
On the Losing End of the Battle to Go to Bed
by Martinique Davis
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Sleeping on a schedule: Impossible dream or attainable reality for baby?
A Parents’ Guide to Surviving a Layover
by Martinique Davis
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the tarmac and through the terminal to Grandma’s house we go.
Social Life After Baby
by Martinique Davis
Nov 19, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A trip to the Ouray Hot Springs with baby is a whole new ballgame.
Elle’s First Ski Flick a Smashing Success
by Martinique Davis
Nov 12, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Baby loves ski movies, parents sure she will become radical skier.
Consumer Gilt
by Martinique Davis
Nov 05, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Babies need stuff even less than grownups do, but that little sweater with a Scottie will be so cute at Christmas.
Back to My Pumpkin Carving Roots
by Martinique Davis
Oct 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Pumpkin-carving takes on a whole new meaning when you’re doing it for the first time as a new mother.
Birthday Parties: A Way to Turn Down Our Internal Dialogue
by Martinique Davis
Oct 20, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
While watching the social interactions of 2-year-olds, Columnist Martinique Davis finds solace away from the world’s programs.
The Ties That Bind
by Martinique Davis
Oct 13, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The parents who say ‘yes,’ ‘no’ or ‘sometimes’ to the notion of vaccinating their offspring all arrive at their beliefs on the subject out of deep parental love.
Flat Abs to Friendship, Returning to Normal Is No Easy Task
by Martinique Davis
Oct 06, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Columnist Martinique Davis looks to regain her pre-baby abs while finding a way back into the social circle in this week’s “Raising Elle.”