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Pinterest Has It All Wrong

Feeling pressured? Tired? Overworked? Feeling like there’s just not enough time to be the creative Pinterest mom you’re able to be? You and me both. Today, I’m throwing in the reigns, I’m raising the little white flag. Whispering, “Pinterest… I surrender to thee.” You don’t owe your child the Style Me Living Nursery. I blame Etsy and I […]

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Join us for a Twitter Chat with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

We’re so excited to be offering an educational Twitter Chat talking all things related to childrens’ trauma with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota! The chat will begin at 12:00pm on Wednesday, July 8th and we’d love for you to join us. Leading the chat will be trauma expert Dr. David Hirschman from Children’s (@ChildrensMN). Dr. Hirschman […]

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Summer 2015: Park Hops with Twin Cities Moms Blog!

Summer is well underway in Minnesota and we would love to meet you at the park! Twin Cities Moms Blog and Metropolitan Pediatric Dental Associates presents Summer Park Hop Series. Kicking off June 29th and running through August 12. Park play dates will take place at parks all around the Twin Cities Metro area.  Bring the kids […]

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Summer Syllabus: 100+ Things to Do This Summer

Here it is our list of 100+ things to do this summer.  You’re probably already thinking I’m crazy because there aren’t even 101 days in our summer break.  I’m never quite sure which activities will capture their interest for 15 seconds and which ones will last all afternoon. You may also be rolling your eyes […]

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In Defense Of Extra Curricular Activities

In my experience there are two camps. Well, at least two that are worth talking about here. There is the camp of parents who absolutely refuse to schedule any after school activities for their children. Their feather’s bristle at the mere mention of “calendar,” “schedule,” or “registration fees.” Their mantra is let kids be kids. […]

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Event Recap: Bloom Parenting Fair at Park Nicollet’s Women’s Center

Were you at our BLOOM event on May 2nd?! We had a fantastic time, a great turn-out and everyone learned so much about Park Nicollet’s Women’s Center, their Family Birth Center and the many vendors and educators that joined in.  We want to thank Park Nicollet for being such a gracious host in a beautiful […]

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Will My Child Be Ready for Elementary School?

{We’re happy to host this post from our sponsor, Primrose Schools of Maple Grove and Champlin.  Fantastic information as another group of students near their first year of Elementary School!} More and more parents are recognizing the importance of the early years to their children’s success in elementary school and beyond. Consider this: the most […]

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What They Say vs. What We Do: How Real Moms Interpret Common Advice

Being a mommy is hard. Following all the advice a mommy gets is even harder. From how to sleep train to whether or not to nag about nose picking, it seems there’s no shortage of opinions on every aspect of child rearing. So we pick and we choose. We take some advice as non-negotiable truth, […]

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