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Why Music Matters

Raising a child sometimes feels like a Mount Everest of responsibility. Not only must your kid grow up to be a reasonably decent person, but he must also be a full-blown Renaissance man, accomplished in academics, sports and the arts — or so it seems. Life can quickly become cluttered with lessons, practices, games and […]

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Why I Needed a Parenting Coach

I’ve always known that parenting was going to be hard. Seasoned parents are often quick to point out this reality with new parents. But I figured that if I read enough parenting books, applied the tips of others and tried hard enough, the rest would fall into place. It turns out that these parenting skills […]

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The Perks of Outdoor Play | Twin Cities Moms Blog

The Perks of Outdoor Play

Our partners at Kinderberry Hill are here to share the value of outdoor play. With their new outdoor classrooms, children are exploring nature, developing coordination, strength and self-confidence and building STEAM skills. Sara Reichstadt, Kinderberry Hill’s Education Coordinator and a mom herself, gives wonderful tips on you can foster outdoor learning in your own backyard! […]

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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in ECFE

As my oldest is on the brink of kindergarten, I can’t help but reflect on these past five years of her early childhood education, while looking forward to the future years (although they could slow down a bit). One of the many reasons my husband and I decided to raise our family in Minnesota was the […]

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Sneak Peeks at Children's Learning Adventure | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Plan for Back to School with Children’s Learning Adventure

Our partners at Children’s Learning Adventure would love to share about their two upcoming Sneak Peek events with you! These two events, in both July and August, will give you and your family the chance to tour their incredible facility, inquire about their programs, and enjoy tons of free family fun! Get the details below. […]

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Mom Life is Easier in MSP

It’s been a year since we arrived at the MSP airport, carrying a cat, toddler, carseat, travel crib and as many suitcases as we could manage. We really miss our friends back in Brooklyn, NY – but let me tell you: parenting is a lot easier here in the Twin Cities. We knew before moving that […]

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Surprising Gifts from Children | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Surprising Gifts from Children

Our partners at Kinderberry Hill are here to share about the unexpected gifts our children give to us, just by being themselves. Sara Reichstadt, an Education Coordinator and mom herself, gives her personal insight on how we can learn a lot about time, compassion, and humility through our children each day.During the Week of the […]

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Children’s Learning Adventure Carnival Soirée Event Recap {Chanhassen}

{{Disclosure: We partnered together with Children’s Learning Adventure for this event and to bring you this information.} We had so much fun at our open house Carnival Soirée event at the brand new Children’s Learning Adventure‘s Chanhassen location!  The Children’s Learning Adventure space is absolutely stunning. We promise it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen! They pulled out all […]

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Benefits of Bedtime Reading | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Benefits of Bedtime Reading

This post is brought to you by our partners at Kinderberry Hill. Their education coordinator, a mom herself, discusses the importance of making time to read with children. Our house, like many of yours, wraps up each day with a bedtime story. We have all heard the many educational benefits of this nightly ritual, but […]

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Children’s Learning Adventure Carnival Soirée Event Recap!

{Disclosure: We partnered together with Children’s Learning Adventure for this event and to bring you this information. Thank you to the lovely Everbranch Photography for capturing all of the images from this event!} We had so much fun at our first ever neighborhood group focused event; a Carnival Soirée open house event at Children’s Learning […]

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Back to School: How We Handle Three Kids in Special Education

Our journey with education has been overwhelming to say the least these past few years.  All of our kids have had delayed expressed language.  At first, no one thought anything of it because they grew up in a trilingual environment (English, Laotian and Vietnamese). We started our oldest at a local Montessori school after the twins […]

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A Twin Cities Moms’ Guide to the Month of September 2016

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities, and the fall months are no different! We’re here to help you keep your sanity by bringing these activities all together in one easy guide. In 2016, we’ve been providing you monthly event guides so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #9, and it's packed with things [...]
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