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5 Tips to Prevent Problems When Hosting Overnight Guests

Recently, we had a total of 12 people in our house overnight for multiple holiday celebrations. We moved to a new house this year and finally had the room to accommodate a big family overnight gathering. With each family member’s RSVP of “yes,” our excitement grew, but there was also planning and prep work that […]

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Fall Makes Me Happy to Be A Mom

We emerge from winter desperate for sunshine and warm weather because we know the depth and duration of winter. We celebrate each and every day of summer, treasuring it and maximizing it to the utmost level. And when the water is too chilly even for our toes, my favorite season in motherhood has arrived. The […]

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5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Child Development

{Disclosure: We are thrilled to partner with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota to share helpful information about early childhood development for children ages zero to three. A host of additional early childhood resources are available on the Children’s website.} I flashed the black and white printables in front of my new baby’s face. Back and forth I waved […]

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The Number One Educational Tool Your Child Needs

{Disclosure: We are thrilled to partner with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota to share helpful information about early childhood development for children ages zero to three. A host of additional early childhood resources are available on the Children’s Minnesota website.} 80% of your child’s brain develops in the first three years. It is a critical […]

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Unique Cooking and Fun at THAT Cooking School

{Disclosure: We are excited to partner with THAT Cooking School and share with you the unique cooking experiences this Twin Cities cooking school offers. To show us how much fun both parents and kids can have at their classes, they invited our contributor, Alice and her daughter, to attend their Kids Cook and Paint Class. […]

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