Nest Moms Know: Preschools

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

So many of of our parents are new to the area- we’re looking for preschool recommendations or tips, please!

Your answers:

  1. Denver Cooperative Preschool!! (2015, 2014)
  2. My School Preschool in Greenwood Village (2015, 2014)
  3. Fitzsimons Early Learning Center (but must be an employee of Children’s or University hospitals) (2015)
  4. Denver Waldorf (2015)
  5. Paddington Station (2015, 2014)
  6. Temple Emanuel ECC (2015, 2014)
  7. Childrens Garden Montessori School is a gem in Denver. (2015, 2014)
  8. Washington Park Early Learning Center! (2015)
  9. Good Shepherd (close to the 6th Avenue store). Montessori and tradition, and they have before/after school care – great for working parents! (2015, 2016)
  10. Blessed Sacrament (2015, 2014, 2016)
  11. Montessori Casa International (2015)
  12. Montessori school of Aurora (2015, 2016)
  13. Denver Public Schools ECE Program (especially Stephen Knight Center for Early Education, Arrowhead in Highlands Ranch) (2014)
  14. Montview Community Preschool (2014)
  15. Smoky Hill United Methodist Preschool in Aurora (2014)
  16. Denver Montclair International School (2014)
  17. The Fisher Early Learning Center at DU (2014)
  18. Graland (2014)
  19. The Denver Waldorf School – Sunflower Program (2014)
  20. Parent’s Day Out Programs at Churches like Wellshire PDO or Lakewood United Methodist or St Andrews (Highlands Ranch) (2014)
  21. Montessori Academy of Colorado (2014)
  22. Colonnade Childrens Center (2014)
  23. Inspire Preschool (2014)
  24. Family Flex (2014)
  25. Montessori School of Denver (2014)
  26. Montessori School of WashPark (2014)
  27. The Goddards Schools in Denver (2014)
  28. Calvary Temple (2014)
  29. Christ the King (2014)
  30. South Table Mountain Preschool in Golden (2014)
  31. Primrose School at Denver Tech Center (2016)
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Nest Moms Know: New Year’s Resolutions

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

 

1/5/2016

Our question:

Happy New Year! We want to hear what your 2016 New Year’s Resolutions are!?

Your answers:

1. As my kids get older I feel my time with them slipping away. My resolution is to spend more time with them when I have the opportunities!

2. Be in this moment. Find joy in everyday. Be a better person on Dec 31st 2016 than I am today or the day before. Be kind always.

3. To be more mindful about enjoying mothering moments, not just surviving them smile emoticon

4. To be more productive with my time and include the kids

5. Finish a looming creative project.

6. 2016 is my year of connection – better/regular communication with my girlfriend support network, improved connections with myself mentally and physically

7. Intentional parenting and intentional mama time!

8. To keep a gratitude journal.

9. Be more present and focus on the positive.

10. To read more books!!

11. To focus on mom time

12. Better Communication…no one can read my mind!

 

 

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Nest Moms Know: New Year’s Eve Activities

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These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

 

12/29/2015

Our question:

The countdown to 2016 has become! What Family events have you done for New Years Eve?

Your answers:

1. A get-together with just a few other families! The midnight part not important, just being with friends and playing until the kids are worn out.

2. Toddlers Eve with friends who are family. Activities for the kids, an early countdown, then adult party time!

3. Celebrating my baby’s first birthday this new year’s eve!

4. Surf and turf family dinner :)

5. It’s always a movie and popcorn tradition at our house!

6. Fondue night is our favorite!

7. Fancy dinner and a movie, sometimes we will go see fireworks but it depends on the weather.

8. Noon-years eve (celebrate at noon) is great fun!

9. Game night

 

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Nest Moms Know: Significant Other Gifts

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated on 12/29/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

 

12/22/2015

Our question:

Christmas is almost here! Any good gift ideas for your significant others?

Your answers:

  1. Fancy Date Night
  2. An Experience rather then a gift
  3. Whatever gadget is on his wish list
  4. The gift of time (alone)

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Nest Moms Know: Holiday Crafts

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content.  We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

12/8/2015

Our question:

What are some of your favorite Holiday crafts to do with your children?

Your answers:

  1. Handmade Christmas Cards – special ones for the Grandparents
  2. Sugar Cookies that the kids decorate
  3. Toilet paper roll owls
  4. Painting and stamping with wrapping paper
  5. Paper garlands! Challenging enough to keep her attention but easy enough so she doesn’t get frustrated.
  6. Gingerbread Houses and LOTS of baking
  7. Coffee Filter Snowflakes for the front window
  8. Tamales
  9. Wrapping Presents!

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Nest Moms Know: Charities in Denver and Boulder

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These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

 

12/1/2015

Our question:

We would love to hear how you give back to the local community! What are some of your favorite Denver and/or Boulder Charities to donate to?

Your answers:

  1. I love to do random acts of kindness whenever I can and also love to support Holiday giving events, schools and the Gathering place!
  2. Metro caring is doing great things is our community!
  3. Urban Peak: homeless and at risk youth shelter and services in Denver. And Special Olympics! Check to see when your local Polar Plunge is going down!
  4. Warren Village gift drive, Planned Parenthood this year for sure, and smaller organizations in our favorite mountain towns
  5. Wee cycle
  6. Angel Tree at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church.
  7. Children’s Hospital
  8. Judy’s House
  9. Youth on Record!
  10. Weecycle and nobody left behind (refugees).
  11. Precious Child
  12. Firefly Autism
  13. MetroCaring
  14. Wish for Wheels
  15. Kids Compassion Project
  16. Hillside School on South Boulder road, supporting struggling readers with the correct reading programs for Dyslexia that are not used other schools. 1 in 5 children have some range of Dyslexia – from poor spelling to fatigue when reading, to struggling with sight words. The correct intervention gives a child the right to education.

 

 

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Nest Moms Know: Halloween Costumes, Traditions, Crafts and Recipes

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

 

10/6/2015

Our question:

Have you ever done a family-themed Halloween costume? We would love to here what your family has done or may do in the future!

Your answers:

  1. We got our daughter a ladybug costume so we might all be bugs!
  2. We haven’t yet, but considering all Star Wars this year!
  3. Once we did Peter Pan characters b/c my name is Wendy and my husband is Peter, our 1 year old daughter was Tinkerbell. This year’s considerations are Ghostbusters, Cast from Finding Bigfoot, Star Wars and Swiss Family Robinson……
  4. My daughter wants to be Mary Poppins. I’d love my son to dress as Bert (chimney sweep) but he wants to be a Bee.
  5. My daughter wants to be Toto from the Wizard of Oz. yes, the dog toto. *maybe* we will do a family theme.
  6. We were all firefighters last year with the baby being a dalamation puppy in a fire truck push car. It was fun! (No theme this year frown emoticon.)
  7. One year my daughter and 2 friends were Dalmatians, they were about 6 maybe and looked so cute.
  8. Not yet, but this year we’re all wearing our hockey jerseys.
  9. This year my 3 1/2-year-old wants to be an astronaut and we have an 11 week old that lives in her Ergo carrier. The plan is to make a rocket ship to attach to the back of the ergo and my babe will be a pilot, my 3 1/2 year-old will be astronaut, and she wants my husband to be the moon!
  10. Star Wars.
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9/30/2014

Our question:

We are looking for Halloween Traditions, Crafts and Recipes

Your answers:

  1. Boo at the Zoo
  2. Banana Ghosts
  3. Pumpkin Carving Parties
  4. Halloween Sugar Cookies
  5. Homemade Costumes
  6. Planting your own little pumpkin plant and bringing it to school
  7. ‘BOOing’ the neighborhood! Halloween Boo Poems and Songs 
  8. Victorian Halloween at the Molly Brown House
  9. Historical Littleton Trick or Treat
  10. Aspen Grove Trick or Treating
  11. Participate with your kids in Halloween Festivities
  12. Make Pumpkin Nutella Muffins 
  13. Langston Anderson Farms
  14. Check out Pinterest for Halloween Goodies
  15. Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Muffins

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Nest Moms Know: Haircuts

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated 9/29/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

What are your recommendations for places who do great haircuts for kids?

Your answers:

  1. I take my kids to a grown hair salon where my husband gets his hair cut. Form and Function in Superior
  2. We go to pigtails and crew cuts. My 3 year old loves it!
  3. Courtney Durow, hair designs by Court.
  4. Little B’s
  5. Cigars on 6th. I know unconventional but Tony is a great old school barber from NY and does a great job with my boys! Also supports local 6th Ave. business
  6. Berenice’s 12th &Madison
  7. Typically Jack & Jill’s
  8. Proper Barbershop or Spruce.
  9. Floyd’s
  10. Sweet and Sassy at Southlands
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Nest Moms Know: Ideas for Fun, Creative Lunches

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated 8/4/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

What are your favorite picnic foods and places to go to eat outside?

Your answers:

  1. We love to go to our neighborhood park with the big trees and eat peanut butter and banana sandwiches. (2015)
  2. Golden Gate Canyon State Park-beautiful scenery and after you eat there are some easy family hikes. Our picnic staples are hummus and pita, watermelon, and anything with chocolate! (2015)
  3. A trip to Chautauqua in Boulder and the kids loved it. We brought easy picnic items… Pasta salad, carrots, apples, pretzels, water bottles… then stopped for ice cream before heading home. (2015)
  4. Congress Park. PB&J (adults need an excuse to eat it every once in a while, right?)  (2015)
  5. Wash park! Tokyo joes take away. (2015)
  6. Backyard/hotdogs (2015)

Our question:

It’s back to school time (still!) and we’re looking for fun, creative lunch ideas!

Your answers:

  1. Bento box to give a variety of [mostly] healthy choices.
  2. http://hellogiggles.com/ways-pack-inspired-lunch
  3. Thick sliced cucumbers with cream cheese
  4. Sushi Sandwich
  5. Pizza! Buy whole wheat dough and break it up into small balls and then freeze it. Take it out the night before and it then only takes 5 minutes to make the next morning
  6. 100 Days of Real Food Cookbook
  7. Guacamole with veggies
  8. Cheese quesadilla and a side of snap peas
  9. Weelicious is great for meals and cooking with kids
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Nest Moms Know: Great Music

Nest hosts a Tea Collection give-away on our Facebook page most Tuesdays. We try to ask questions that will enrich our community. We always appreciate your input! If you would like to suggest a question, please email us at info@nestchildrensboutique.com.

These are questions we ask every year and update with new content. This was updated 7/28/2015. We organize all the responses on our directory page here.

Our question:

We are looking for suggestions for our next playlist!  What music are you listening to?

Your answers:

  1. Pink Martini, Reggae or Beach Boys (2015)
  2. Phish (2015)
  3. Pandora’s Disney channel (2015)
  4. Jack Johnson (2015)
  5. Katy Perry (2014)
  6. Pompeii by Bastille (2014)
  7. Jack Johnson (2014)
  8. Best of Neil Young (2014)
  9. Justin Roberts (great kids music) (2014)
  10. Bruce Springsteen (2014)
  11. Pharrell Davis’s “Happy” (2014)
  12. Beyonce (2014)
  13. Ed Sheeran (2014)
  14. She & Him (2014)
  15. The Lumineers (2014)
  16. Frozen Soundstrack (2014)
  17. Little Mermaid Soundtrack (2014)
  18. James Taylor (2014)
  19. Bruce Hornsby (2014)
  20. Marc Cohen (2014)
  21. Sarah McLachlan (2014)
  22. Coldplay (2014)
  23. Matisyahu – One Day (2014)

 

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