Some topics strike a nerve -- which explains why our post about a dispute involving Alex and Ruth Burgos, who changed their baby in the main section of a Starbucks, is still collecting comments a month after it was published. Here's an exchange representing opposite points of view.
The beef started on Facebook. Creeped out by last week's TIME cover story about attachment parenting -- you know, the weird one with the preschool-age kid standing on a stool and suckling his mom's tit -- I penned an essay for the Village Voice about how much attachment parenting sucks and posted it ... More >>
Act So Big Forest/Woodstack Records
B-Cycles are back! Yesterday was the first day the shiny red bikes with the spacious baskets were available for rentin' and ridin' in Denver. (Note to bad parents: The basket is not a baby seat. Your baby is not E.T. If your baby is, in fact, E.T., well, you've got bigger problems than bike ... More >>
Were you a pleasingly plump baby? If so, you might have a case against your mother -- if she was ingesting trans fat by the gallon while breastfeeding. Alex Anderson, assistant professor at the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and his team studied 96 women and their babies and ca ... More >>
Thursday, July 8, 1stBank Center, 303-830-8497.
Stephanie Rochester.The horrible story of Stephanie Rochester, the apparently perfect Superior mom arrested on suspicion that she killed her infant son, Rylan, just got worse. A newly released affidavit (check it out below) details her ultimately successful efforts to smother the boy, motiva ... More >>
Baby strollers can be great. They're great for pushing babies at the park, carrying shopping bags at the mall or filling with tin cans redeemable for five cents each. Know what they're not great for? Running road races. To the non-stroller-pushing runner, there's nothing more frustrating t ... More >>
"The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth have just taken over operations and prohibit reproductive services at their hospitals. But they will allow us to give patients that request birth control these fliers that offer programs for families, with emotional and behavioral problems, at their Mou ... More >>
It's almost time to get serious about pumpkins -- but Aurora's annual Jack-o-Launch at its Pumpkinfest is pretty much all fun and games. The pumpkin-launching teams are competing to dress weirder and, of course, chuck a pumpkin farther than their competitors. Today's fall festival also features hay ... More >>
Last week's Newsweek cover, with the tagline "Is Your Baby Racist," was worth a good laugh. But after they followed it up with "The Case for Killing Granny," I'm starting to think they might have hired a drunken monkey -- or, worse, a consultant -- to design their covers. If next week's cove ... More >>
Book authors can tell when excess marks the spot.
Tuesday, August 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Thursday, July 12, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7352.
Tuesday, October 24, Paramount Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Coming Up to Sunshine (Self-released)
Sunday, May 21, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Monday, October 31, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (Interscope)
Saturday, September 18, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.
Threads clothing program, Denver Public Schools
BYOB outings give parents and tots a treat
The Simpsons 300th Episode
Golden Bone Doggie Country Club
Colorado Waste Tire Program
Chatfield Holiday (Best Friends)
Red Carpet Baby!
Ashlin "Flip" Spence
The state is finding ways to treat behavioral problems when they first appear -- in daycare.
The Doll Shop
Yeah, they got milk. Just don't ask for cookies with it.
An Aurora mother loses custody of her son--for moving too much.