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Outward Bound

The 5280 field guide to taking your child’s learning outside of the classroom—and into the world. 

Debut of the Dentist

The Children's Museum of Denver opens a new exhibit with Delta Dental to introduce tooth health to the youngest Coloradans.

Why Is Parenting “All Joy and No Fun”?

5280 talks to author Jennifer Senior about raising kids, weary parents, and her new book, All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenting.


New Report: Colorado’s Vaccine Rates Fall Short

One in four kids in Colorado are considered under-immunized, according to the latest state report on vaccine-preventable diseases. We spoke to co-author Dr. James Todd about what parents can do to protect their children.

On the Same Page

An ancestor’s letters helped me fall in love with her Denver—and mine.


Top Prospects

This is part of a weekly series, published fresh on Thursday mornings.


Unaccompanied Minors

One mother-to-be seeks the elusive balance between keeping her child safe and instilling a true sense of independence.

Oh Baby!

  Brittany Hanlon creates nurseries even adults can love.

Get Well

We’re not failing quite yet, but our children’s overall health grade dipped to a D+ on the 2012 Colorado Health Report Card. From obesity to food allergies, we break down five issues facing our state’s kids—and examine the latest research, treatments, and programs you should know about to keep your child healthy and happy.

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