Ashley Hamershock

Ashley Hamershock
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Ashley Hamershock is one of two content creators for City Mom Collective, as well as managing editor and director of media relations for Colorado Springs Mom Collective. This longtime reporter and editor has worked for various newspapers, magazines and other organizations, including a decade at The Associated Press. She has covered presidents, CEOs and celebrities from Dolly Parton to the Dalai Lama. When time allows, she takes on freelance projects through her small business: www.seasonedscribe.com. And no matter how busy life gets, she makes time for family, friends and frequent travel.

Caring for Kids with Disabilities

Raising kids is tough. Raising kids with disabilities is tougher.  You learn a whole new language. Endless terms and acronyms like IEP. Adaptive. 504. Respite. SSDI. LD. PT. OT. SLT. IDEA. DD.   Then there’s the research,...
Covid-19

One Year Later… How has Covid-19 Changed Our Lives?

How has your life changed in the past year? Seattle was home to the first reported Covid-19 death in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020. Within a month, the WHO had declared a pandemic...

Healthy Eating and Nutrition: Great Ideas from Dozens of Moms

It’s been a doozy of a 365 days. Remote school. Remote work. Grocery pick up. Limited contact with humans outside of our immediate families. So… Spill it… How has your nutrition been? Have you...

Self-Care: Amazing Ideas for Busy Moms

Listen up, mamas. Self-care isn’t self-ish. It’s putting the oxygen mask on yourself first, so you can think clearly and act decisively to care for your family. Sure, it can be indulgent — a spa...
Organizing

Organizing + Simplifying: Dozens of Moms Offer their Best Tips!

Organizing. Decluttering. Simplifying. Purging. With so much time at home over the last year, have you wished for less "stuff?" Have you longed for a fairy to pop in while you're sleeping and organize your...

Ready to Organize? 1THRIVE Can Help

New year, new goals. What if you could set up a single command center in your home to help organize everything (and everyone)? You can. Life is Easier when You're Organized Organization doesn't have to be overwhelming....
Flag Football

National Flag Football: Family, Friends + Fun

Who else's kids have spent far too much time inside, on computers, over the last year? Anyone else ready to get their kids out of the house for some fresh air and exercise as...
Messenger Kids

Messenger Kids: Bringing Loved Ones (and Santa!) Closer this Holiday Season

Guess who is back at Messenger Kids this year? Santa! This is the neatest thing ever. Truly magical! Parents can once again opt-in to allow their kids to "chat" with Santa! I won't spill the beans...

Vote Like a Mother: Stories from Across America

Pssssttttt… You. Yes, you. The mama who just finished seven loads of laundry, shepherded her kids through schoolwork and maybe even accomplished some “for money” work today. The one who has an unopened election ballot...
census

Census 2020: Fill Out Those Forms, Mamas!

Once per decade, we do our civic duty. We fill out our census forms. Census Day is April 1. I see that envelope sitting on your kitchen counter. I just opened mine and took...