Welcome / About Daria Giron


Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

6 Tips for Making the Most of a Day at Colorado’s Water World  #blogwaterworld

6 Tips for Making the Most of a Day at Colorado’s Water World #blogwaterworld

Water World was kind enough to give me four tickets so the kids and I could check out all the rides and activities the park has to offer.    We had SUCH a good time and even got a rare family pic of all 4 of us together.   We arrived around 11:30 am on aContinue Reading

Caprese – basil, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella – Delish!

Caprese – basil, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella – Delish!

This is one of my favorite dishes of all time.  Especially in the summer when you have garden fresh tomatoes just bursting with all that flavor.  Ingredients: Tomatoes (Tip – from your garden or farmer’s market have the most flavor) Fresh Basil Leaves Fresh Mozzarella (Tip – Costco has best price I’ve found at $7 forContinue Reading

FREE Parenting Seminars at Children’s Hospital

FREE Parenting Seminars at Children’s Hospital

I don’t know about you, but I often wish this whole parenting gig came with a “How to” handbook.  Since no one has yet to hand me one, I’m thinking these free parenting seminars hosted by the Children’s Hospital Colorado may just be the closest we can get.  They are free, but limited space soContinue Reading

Do Good Parents Bully Their Kids?

Do Good Parents Bully Their Kids?

Being a good parent is tough. Just the logistics of getting yourself where you need to be,  your kids where they need to be, and finding a way to feed everyone a nutritious dinner can be challenging.   But that’s not enough.  It’s not enough to simply breathe the same air as your kids.  Granted,Continue Reading

LIAR!

LIAR!

If you don’t want to be called a liar, then DON’T. LIE.  Seems simple, right? And yet, there is a woman in my life that had the nerve to call and harass me about calling her a liar.  Which I did not do by the way, what I said was “You’re lying.”  which was theContinue Reading

Keeping Track of Your Kids – Balancing Safety w/ Fostering Independence

Keeping Track of Your Kids – Balancing Safety w/ Fostering Independence

*Sponsored by Volunteer Spot and Amber Alert GPS. All opinions and cute kids are my own. I am a HUGE advocate of encouraging my children’s independence and self reliance;  I want them to be confident and ready to take on the world by storm. And yet, we’ve had some pretty scary things happen in ColoradoContinue Reading

Wordless Wednesday – Memorial Day Musing

Wordless Wednesday – Memorial Day Musing

Snapped a shot of my littlest thinking hard about something this past Memorial Day while her siblings and I played a bit of baseball at the local ballpark near us.   I thought the faded American Flag tattoo on her cheek, the roiling clouds behind her, and the pensive expression on her 6 year oldContinue Reading

Keep Your Opinion to Yourself Lady

Keep Your Opinion to Yourself Lady

Do you know how sometimes you really want to like a person – they are creative, engaging, you love their kids/spouse, you have a lot in common – and yet, they just plain rub you the wrong way?   I finally figured out why this one soccer mom, whom I keep thinking I really oughtContinue Reading

Economic Warfare – IS America Being Attacked? #sponsored

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Deep Capture Blog for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Are we at war and don’t even know it?  I was asked to watch a fascinating video of a speech Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock, gave to the high ranking government officials.   It’sContinue Reading

Wordless Wednesday – Sunset

  A beautiful closing of the day when I was traveling in OKC a couple of weeks ago.  This is Hefner Lake – simply beautiful and such a peaceful location for a run or to just sit and absorb the last rays of the sun.

Moist Banana Bread w/ Fresh Lemon Glaze

Moist Banana Bread w/ Fresh Lemon Glaze

My kids go through stages of loving bananas and eating an entire bunch in two days, to weeks of passing by the lonely yellow fruits and ignoring them completely while they get spotted and brown.   What happens then?  An excuse to make banana bread muffins!   Banana Bread Muffins with Lemon Zest Glaze   Continue Reading

My 6yo LOVES the Frozen Books #Review #disneyfrozen

My 6yo LOVES the Frozen Books #Review #disneyfrozen

*I received these books at no cost to facilitate my review.  All opinions are my own. My 6 year old adores the Frozen movie.  She has watched it at least 10 times in the week and a half we’ve had the DVD.   She dresses up like Elsa, she dances like Elsa, she sings likeContinue Reading

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