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.
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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...

Schools Closed? The Mega List of Sanity-Saving Ideas for Families

Schools are closed. Restaurants are closed. Libraries are closed. Stores are closed. Entertainment spots are closed. No play dates. No real dates. Just four walls and our families. I'm not going to sugar coat it,...
Family Road Trip - Winding Road

The Family Road Trip: Tips & Tricks

The family road trip. An American tradition. Pack everyone and everything into the station wagon, er, SUV and hit the open road. Sure, you could take a flight. But getting there is half the fun. Our...

The Level-Headed Moms’ Guide to Coronavirus

We are moms. As news of the novel coronavirus migrates from overseas reports to letters from our local school districts and doctors’ offices, moms join the frontline against germs. But we do not panic. Moms are...
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Show-Up Parenting: You Get Credit for 10 Minutes

It’s party day in your child’s classroom and you just-don’t-have-two-hours for that. You have laundry, dishes and maybe even a paid job. Pssssttttt…. What if I told you that you get credit for 10...
Investing Kids

Investing with Kids 101: Tackling the Stock Market

Want to give your kids a gift that will pay huge dividends over time? Teach them about investing. Let them try it while you’re still there to provide guidance. Allow them to make small mistakes...

Experience Gifts: The Key to a Simpler Christmas?

I long for a simpler Christmas. The days of opening a few gifts and spending time together. My husband, on the other hand, derives great joy from giving lots of presents. He squirrels everything...
Black Friday

Black Friday: The Year a Husband Went Solo

Black Friday isn’t my thing. I’m not a shopper. (Anyone with me?!?) I still have clothes in my closet from bygone college days. We keep our furniture until we need a chiropractor to fix...