About ColoradoMoms

 was founded in 2005 as a forum for moms to share recipes, plan playdates and form lifelong friendships, ColoradoMoms.com has since grown into a large resource website for moms looking for content and community in one place.

Our mission statement is simple; “We help you feel normal.”

With topics ranging from recipes, reviews and special needs parenting, to crafts and fashion, ColoradoMoms.com is a well rounded resource for parents in Colorado and beyond. From knitting patterns to cookie recipes, autism resources to local events, reviews of the latest and greatest toys to date night ideas, ColoradoMoms helps you feel normal in this crazy world. Voted Best Parent Site in Colorado by Red Tricycle in 2013 and was a Babble Top 30 Parenting Site in 2011.

We’ve been featured on the front page of Yahoo!, The Wall Street Journal, in the New York Times, Washington Post and more!

Since its inception, ColoradoMoms.com has grown exponentially with a handsome following in many social media outlets:

Emily Vanek is also hitting the speaker circuit, she spoke in 2012 at SheCon (on PR/Blogger relations) at Type-A Parent Conference (HyperLocal Blogging) and at BlogHer (Bloganthropy). In 2013 she spoke at Type-A Parent Advanced (Community Management). She has spoken at various conferences and events from 2014-2017 as well. To book Emily to speak, please email her at emily@coloradomoms.com.



About Emily Vanek 

Emily Vanek is the owner and editor-in-chief of ColoradoMoms.com. Her work is also featured on 5minutesforSpecialNeeds.com, SavvySource.com and TimetoPlayMag.com.

She and her husband live with their three sons near Denver. Her youngest child is on the Autism Spectrum, so she is passionate about connecting with parents with special needs. In her spare time, she knits, shops, and reads. She is also a master tortoise wrangler and expert in getting water out of various electronics (don’t ask).

Emily is your go-to gal for all things related to kids and moms, with a specialty in Denver and Boulder.
Contact: Emily@coloradomoms.com