Kellee, Senior Writer

Kellee, Senior Writer
Kellee is a small-town girl from Southwest Georgia who married Springs native, Michael. She is a stay-at-home-mom to Zach (2014) and Karalee (2020). She also has her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, and hopes to one day be able to return to a career in the school system, helping students become more independent. She loves to foster community in her neighborhood, spend time with her family, bake, play board games and tennis, travel, and volunteer as a high school ministry leader at her church.
Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat FREE in Colorado Springs

Evenings of making dinner can seem endless and exhausting, and sometimes we all just need a break. We have compiled a comprehensive list of Kids Eat Free restaurants in Colorado Springs. This list is...
Mom holding baby in lap and both of them signing please in ASL.

Sign Language: Communicate With Your Baby Now!

When my daughter Karalee was a baby, we used sign language with her and she picked it up pretty quickly! She was able to tell us what her basic needs were, even though she...
husband and wife relaxing on gray couch together.

The Year of Settling In

My husband and I had our anniversary last month, and we were talking about how things have been over the last year in our marriage, how things were in the beginning, and how we...
year of dates

A Year of Dates

Last year for my husband's birthday, I didn't get him any presents. Instead, I got him a year of dates! If you're like us (and probably most people), you can get lazy with dating your...
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December Date Nights

This season is full of activities and events and go, go, go.  It can so often wear you out and leave you feeling drained.  So much emphasis about the holiday season is placed on...
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The Thanksgiving Kids’ Table

You know how when you were a kid, “the kids’ table” was just a card table stuffed in the corner somewhere where they put all the kids? And it was such an honor to...
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Easy Ways to Build Community this Halloween

Since we moved into our neighborhood last year, I have made it my mission to create community here. I truly want to get to know my neighbors, to have our kids play together, to...
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CityServe Day!

Know what feels good?  Serving others. Being able to help out and know that what you’re doing is making a difference in someone else’s life.  “But it’s so hard to know where to start/who needs help/how...
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A Letter to My Son Entering Kindergarten

Dear Son,  I am so glad for the excitement in your eyes when we talk about starting kindergarten.  It makes my heart happy to see how excited you are to go school supply shopping and...
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Venardos Circus: The Little Circus That Could

Looking for something family-friendly to do before school picks back up again? Well, look no further than the Powers corridor, where the Venardos Circus has made its home - right behind FH Beerworks -...