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Moving Homes in the Third Trimester

I was recently at my best friends house OB/GYN’s office for my weekly checkup. We went through the usual routine. “Hi Lauren. Can you confirm your last name?” “Yup, Larson.” “Great, can you confirm your birthday?” “Yup, it’s 1/23/15…oh wait, that is my son’s birthday. I’m not 2.5 years old…”  Next up, everyone’s favorite part […]

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Kick Off the Summer with Flint Hills International Children’s Festival

Our partners at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts are here to tell you about their Flint Hills International Children’s Festival, which runs May 30 to June 4. Check out all the details below so you and your family can plan your visit! For children and their families, the Flint Hills International Children’s Festival presented […]

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Getting Outside Was The Best Change For Our Mornings

On school days, there are three solid hours from the time my three kids wake up to the time we leave the house to bring my oldest son to school. Three hours is a long time to wait to feel like you really get your day started. It’s not a long time because we’re bored though. […]

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Go Outside with Hennepin County this Summer

It’s time to get out and celebrate that summer is here! Check out our guide to “Go Outside with Hennepin County” – produced in partnership between Hennepin County and the Minneapolis Downtown Council. Enjoy outdoor activities at Target Field Station and Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza from June 1st – August 31st. Don’t miss […]

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Keeping It Real (On Mom Boosting)

Mother’s Day has come and gone, and you’re left feeling– How do you feel? My hope is that you felt appreciated, loved, thanked and pampered! But let’s be real, it wasn’t your birthday, it wasn’t Valentine’s Day or your anniversary… you know, the things you’ve probably celebrated more than this celebration of motherhood.  Why is this day […]

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Breastfeeding Tips For Success

Our partners at Park Nicollet have some great tips to share about breastfeeding from one of their breastfeeding experts, Jill Lindquist. She shares some helpful advice on things to keep in mind as you navigate your breastfeeding journey as well as where to get additional resources if you need them. Congratulations on your decision to […]

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How to Prevent and Handle Choking Incidents

It’s an exciting milestone—your baby is eating real food! It’s also a scary transition since so many parents fear their child will choke. Now is a critical time to learn how to handle a choking incident. Carolyn McClain, MD, Medical Director of The Urgency Room has helped us put together a list of top tips […]

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Life is Better When Shared Together: Mother’s Day Brunch with Driscoll’s

We had an absolutely wonderful morning hosting members of our executive, event, and writing teams at our Mother’s Day Brunch – sponsored by Driscoll’s! Food is a focal point in life that brings people together in a way that nothing else can, and like so many things in life, berries too, are better when shared together. […]

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Kid-Friendly, Mom-Approved Hidden Vegetable Smoothies

If you’re anything like me, then you’re always looking for new ways to get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The reality is that most of our kids don’t get excited to eat a big plate of kale salad or roasted vegetables. Fruit is usually more acceptable but I still have clients tell me their kids don’t eat […]

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Helpful Ways to Take the Chaos Out of Weekday Mornings

You know calm and organized are not in your wheelhouse for your morning routine, but what just happened, will never happen again, you tell yourself. You had to tell your kids to put on their clothes, shoes, and jackets at least five times. You yelled. You were late to work. You didn’t have time to make […]

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