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RAISING ELLE
There’s Nothing Like the Comfort of a Best Friend
by Martinique Davis
Mar 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Elle’s first Saturday out since being sick.
RAISING ELLE
Restoring to Normal, But Cracks Still Remain
by Martinique Davis
Mar 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Life goes on, crisis spurs renewal, but restoring the spirit proves more difficult.
RAISING ELLE
A Parent’s Worst Nightmare, and a Child’s Amazing Strength
by Martinique Davis
Mar 10, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A close call for an incredibly resilient 3-year-old.
RAISING ELLE
The Birthday Party
by Martinique Davis
Feb 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Elle leads her parents into uncharted territory – planning the perfect birthday party for a 3-year-old.
COMMENTARY
Affordable Housing Is Good Business
by Martinique Davis
Feb 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Without affordable housing, Martinique Davis reflects, she and her family would not be able to live in Mountain Village – but there’s more.
RAISING ELLE
Keeping Pace With ‘Froggy’ Christmas Eves and Choking Hazards
by Martinique Davis
Feb 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Keeping pace with a 3 year old and an 8 month old is lots of hard work, but the memories are priceless.
RAISING ELLE
When ‘NO’ Is an Impenetrable Argument
by Martinique Davis
Jan 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
some mornings, your wonderful perfect child is not the child who emerges from her bedroom – and you’re dealing with a monster.
RAISING ELLE
When Visions of Sponge Bob Dance in Their Heads
by Martinique Davis
Jan 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Midwinter in ski town spurs fantasies – and nightmares – about the springtime family vacation. 
RAISING ELLE
New Year’s Resolution: Worry Less, Ski More
by Martinique Davis
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A late-afternoon ski run offers up the lesson that if you relax a little bit more, parenting, like skiing, is more fun.
SPORTS WATCH
Oh, the Agony of a Losing Season. Then Again...
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
With a 7-9 record, the Seahawks find themselves the best of the worst and are going to the playoffs.
RAISING ELLE
Musings on the Meaning of Sisterhood
by Martinique Davis
Dec 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Marti Davis learns about sibling closeness from her daughters.
RAISING ELLE
Sleep Deprivation No Easier the Second Time Around
by Martinique Davis
Dec 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Sleep deprivation is just as hard with child number two, especially when child number one still doesn’t sleep through.
RAISING ELLE
Baby’s First Taste of Organic Squash a No-Go
by Martinique Davis
Dec 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes frozen foods just have to do.
RAISING ELLE
Girls Just Want to ‘Hang Out’
by Martinique Davis
Dec 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The many meanings of ‘hanging out.’
RAISING ELLE
Where Does This Commercialization End?
by Martinique Davis
Nov 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Between mom and daughter, the battle has begun over what they should buy versus what they have been told they should want to buy.
RAISING ELLE
Savoring the Precious Moments the Second Time Around
by Martinique Davis
Nov 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Parenting, the second time around, lets you savor the precious, never-to-come-again moments.
RAISING ELLE
Mall-Deprivation, and Other Telluride Lifestyle Hazards
by Martinique Davis
Nov 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
When you grow up in Telluride, going to the Mall can seem like a trip to Oz.
RAISING ELLE
Wonder in All Things, Great or Small
by Martinique Davis
Oct 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids help you rediscover your own long-lost sense of wonder, in all things, even when they’re beneath the bathroom sin
RAISING ELLE
One Child Sleeps, the Other Doesn’t
by Martinique Davis
Oct 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
When it comes to trying to get a night owl to go to bed, what works? Nothing …
RAISING ELLE
Cloth Diapering for Real People
by Martinique Davis
Oct 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Being green in the diaper department isn’t as hard as one might guess