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What I Learned About Mommy Wars by Running a 5K

Technically it was a 6K. And while that doesn’t matter in the purpose of this post, it certainly matters if you’re running and not a “runner.” That extra half mile-ish feels like you’re wearing lead shoes and a 1900s-era corset around your lungs. “Where the $%^@ is the finish line?!” I’ve done quite a few 5Ks […]

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Holiday Cookies and Treats for the Lazy Mom

There are certain Christmas staples in our house, things we MUST do every year: go see the lights, wear Christmas pajamas, watch White Christmas, Christmas Vacation, and Elf, and make and decorate Christmas cookies. I remember sitting at the kitchen table in my parents’ house meticulously decorating each Christmas cookie like it was a one-of-a-kind unique […]

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Kindness Cards with FREE Printable!

I’m all about family traditions. I LOVE them…for any holiday! They pull our family together and help us feel more connected. Whether it’s eating green food on St. Patrick’s Day, getting socks for Valentine’s Day, eating a special dessert on Easter, or feverishly searching a Christmas tree for a pickle ornament, I love traditions!  Traditions are […]

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Tips on Teaching Gratefulness with Children’s Minnesota (+ Printable!)

We are thrilled to partner with Children’s Minnesota to discuss ways that you and your family can encourage giving this season! Be sure to check out the free coloring sheet printable at the bottom of the post! There are some serious contentment issues happening in our house lately. Is it 4-year-olds? Like “terrible twos,” “threenager,” and […]

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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train 2016

Eeeeek! I’m so excited about the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returning this year! Last year was our family’s first time seeing it and it was glorious. Because of our son’s sleeping schedule, we opted for an afternoon show/arrival time rather than an evening one and headed down to Owatonna, despite the train making several stops throughout […]

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Pediatric Chiropractors and Cold Season: How They Can Help!

{Disclaimer: We were given the opportunity to experience our partners at Seasons Family Chiropractic firsthand. While this post is sponsored, all opinions are 100% our own!} Three times. I have two kids and both kids required three rounds of antibiotics during the winter months last year. Six trips to the pharmacy, and we were practically living […]

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Overcoming Book Rut

{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.} Nope. I actually can’t read you Good Night Moon one more time. I just can’t. Why? Well for starters, […]

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