Heidi’s Latest Columns

Unlike government, Moms keep their promises

“This coming Sunday, kids across the country will make handmade cards, cook up a breakfast in bed, and try to tiptoe around the house to let our precious mommas get a bit more sleep. It’s the day of the year we celebrate the hard-working, loving, ever-giving matriarch of the family, Mother’s Day!”

Lauding true leadership in our schools

“The closure of schools has been a moral travesty. However, not all schools and school leaders have kowtowed to school employee union pressure and failed to properly serve our kids for most of the last year. In Colorado, there are some standout leaders who deserve recognition for doing what’s right, for doing what our kids need by offering safe, in-person learning.”

Doctors will leave, hospitals close and patients suffer

“Five years ago, Colorado voters soundly defeated a government-run health-care plan, Amendment 69, voting NO by a margin of four to one. Reps. Dylan Roberts of Avon, Iman Jodeh of Aurora, and Sen. Kerry Donovan of Vail have decided they know better than the voters, so they’ve introduced House Bill 21-1232, the ‘public option’ bill.”

Denver Gazette: How much is that doggy in the window?

“As the founder of Camp Bow Wow, one of the country’s largest pet franchises, I’ve seen my share of good and bad in the pet industry. Our franchisees and corporate team helped over 10,000 dogs find homes through our nonprofit, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation. But there were never enough homes for all the pups that needed one.”