Author Archive | Amber Harder

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What Are My Words Doing?

Words have power. What we say can help or hurt, sometimes for far longer than we intend. Even though it was years ago now, I vividly remember the day that I realized how much power one person’s words can have on a life. I was supporting some English Language Learners in their Kindergarten class and […]

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Motherhood: A Thankless Job… Until Now

Do you ever long for someone in your household to recognize something you’ve done – anything – and say thank you for it? It doesn’t feel too promising that this will happen anytime soon if we have little ones at home, and sometimes what we do is not always evident to our partners either.  I […]

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How I Became a Mom: International Adoption

With Mother’s Day coming up, we’re taking this week to share stories from our own Twin Cities Moms Blog Contributors on how they became mothers. We all have unique stories, and some of our stories are still being written. We hope you enjoy reading about these moms’ experiences! Halloween 2011. I sat at my desk at work, making my […]

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How to Help a Struggling Reader

I had the privilege of sitting down with our local Children’s Librarian, Miss Margaret, to learn how libraries can help kids and families. I thought I was pretty library-savvy before, but I learned so much! Here are some things she shared that are helpful not only for those mamas with struggling or disinterested readers, but […]

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Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy

{Disclosure: We have partnered with Seasons Family Chiropractic to talk to you about both the benefits of seeing a prenatal chiropractor during pregnancy and the benefits for infants and children seeing a pediatric chiropractor. Some of the top prenatal and pediatric chiropractic clinics in the metro can be found here.} 41 weeks and 3 days pregnant. As […]

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Indoor Soccer Programs for Kids: What Made Me a Believer

{Disclosure: We have partnered together with Lil’ Kickers Twin Cities to bring you this sponsored review of their program. While this post is sponsored, the opinions expressed below are entirely our own. Lil’ Kickers Twin Cities is a year-round, child development program that helps children build physical, intellectual and emotional skills that apply both on and […]

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