This group is about being crunchy in the suburbs. What this group is not about is judging other parents who aren't exactly like us in every way. Some cloth diaper; some don't. Some are fanatical about organic/clean/local food; some aren't. Some are birth junkies; some aren't. We welcome families who practice extended breastfeeding and those who tried and were unable to breast feed. We don't address politics or religion; crunchy bridges those gaps, so let's just stick to parenting.
If you consider yourself crunchy (see below) and want to hang out with other friendly, crunchy parents, please join us. We're a fun group!
The organizer of this group lives in Highlands Ranch, so many of our meetups are near there, though some are in Denver, for example at the zoo or Children's Museum. Members are expected to attend at least one meetup every other month to maintain membership. We have a wide variety of options, so something should be a good fit for your interests and schedule. We also ask that members plan at least one meetup a year.
We have a $5 annual membership fee, to cover meetup expenses. You're welcome to test out the group for a while to make sure it's a fit before paying dues.
What does "crunchy" mean? Here are some things crunchy parents might say:
A lot of effort goes into organizing our Meetup group. Please be courteous and make a reasonable effort to inform us if you are unable to attend an event that you have RSVPed Yes to.
Members with three no shows will be removed from the group.
What is considered a no show?
Changing your RSVP at the last minute is unfair to other group members who would actually like to attend, and causes extra work for the organizer if we are meeting at a place that requires reservations.
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