This special gift box showcases six Roaring Fork Valley makers of edible art. Yes – sweets! Plus a Lilybart “Love Hedgehogs” notepad. It’s never been easier to support local non-profits and artisans. Place your order by Friday, February 5th. ORDER HERE
Please nominate yourself or someone you know to be highlighted in Mountain Parent’s annual Mother’s Day feature. It’s easy! We’ll be sharing stories of business and non-profit leaders and entrepreneurs, to find out how they do it. SUBMIT NOMINATIONS
TOPICS: EVERY AGE AND STAGE OF PARENTING
Valentine’s Gift Box
Locally Sourced Edible Art
Calling for Local MOMPRENUERS
Please say hello by January 21
MP Trail Maps: Hunter Creek
Stephen Szoradi: Aspen Alpine Guides
DIY Bird Feeder
‘Tis the Season for Retail Romance. MP’s Staycation Map Series
Winter Wellness Recipes
Sharing the healing power of good, clean, real and lovingly prepared food.
Just Chill Dad
Grand Canyon Adventure
RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES
Give help and get help
Election 2020 Kids Booklist
Reading suggestions for any age and every family, no matter who you’re voting for.
Locally Sourced Suppertime
After coronavirus closures, our Locally Sourced Suppertime scene = service with a smile even while masked
Net-Zero Dream Home
Dreams come in all sizes. Step inside Cindy Suplizio and Peter Mueller’s 1500 square-foot net-zero dream home.
Meet Beekeeper Paul Limbach
A second generation pioneer of high-altitude beekeeping in Western Colorado.
Roaring Fork High School Rams Football
Season punted to Spring semester due to COVID
Valley Settlement Little Bus Preschool
Learning to ROLL WITH IT while facing COVID-19 school closures.
Lincoln Creek Road
Explore a less-trafficked area up Independence Pass – Lincoln Creek Road.
Lake Powell Planning Guide
Part 1: Packing list, weather conditions and more advice for camping at Lake Powell with kids.
Boating Lake Powell
Part 2: Teenagers and parents find unexpected connection on a boat.
Lake Powell Car Camping
Part 3: Car Camping Lake Powell is not impossible or crazy. However, it requires planning and expert advice.
Parenting During Turmoil
An interview with art therapist Helena Hurrell
MP’s Diversity Booklist
Summer Reading 2020
DIY: Up-Cycled Kite
Up-cycle an empty pet food bag for this easy project.
Roaring Fork Nature Parks
A “Wild at Heart” map of nearby places to discover (or rediscover) with your child.
Mothers Day Tribute
Three local women who exemplify Julia Ward Howe’s Proclamation of Peace.
A tragic fact of nature? Or way to find your wings?
Good Sports: Lacrosse
With the ROARING FORK LACROSSE CLUB, everyone is included and “it’s just fun.”
Helping Hands: Lucky Day Animal Rescue
This foster-based rescue group helps connect pets with their forever families.
MP Trail Map: Winter Hut Trips
A family-friendly guide to planning an adventure to one of Colorado’s backcountry huts.
Writing By Hand
What can parents do to help their children learn this life skill?
A mother redefines HEALTHY after her daughter’s Leukodystrophy diagnosis
DIY: Upcycled Owl
Spread your wings to make this cuddly stuffed owl designed by Handmakery’s Ami Maes.
Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System
MP Trail Map: A guide to Roaring Fork Valley cross-country ski trails.
Meet local eco-chocolate maker Mark Burrows.
Helping Hands: Roaring Fork Valley Kids Who Care
Act Locally: A student-led effort to save Sea Turtles and Rainforests.
Good Sports: Challenge Aspen
Q&A with Special Olympics and NASTAR ski racer Tanner Jadwin
Nighttime Family Staycation
Wintertime fun after dark with the kids.
DIY: Spa Day
Make your own bath time bliss at home.
Giving the best present of all: Ourselves
HERE FOR THE ADVENTURE OF YOUR LIFE: PARENTING.