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Baby Sign is for Everyone!

“Ice cream. More. Please,” my toddler sleepily communicates to me in baby sign at 6 am. She hasn’t been awake for long, but she knows exactly what she wants. In fact, I almost titled this post, “More Ice Cream! And Other Demands Made Possible By Baby Sign.” Although it’s early, my daughter’s tiny signing is adorable! The message comes […]

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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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Starting Our New Year on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This year our family New Year’s Resolution was to become more civic minded and focus on service in our community. Admittedly, two weeks later, we are off to a slow start. Fortunately, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is an ideal opportunity to regroup, get inspired, and get started. Here is our plan for the day. […]

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Newborn Survival (For Babies & For Moms!)

{Disclosure: Our partners at Fairview Health Services understand that when you have a newborn baby, it can be a time of questions and uncertainty. Is this normal? Am I doing this right? How do I best take care of the baby and myself? Learn from Christine Schmitz, MD, a pediatrician at Fairview Clinics – Eagan, about how […]

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Prevent Burns with The Urgency Room | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Don’t Get Burned! Take it From Me: Busy Parents Are a Hotbed of Risk

{Disclosure: Our partners at The Urgency Room treat many injuries with one of the most common being burns. As a mom herself, Dr. Carolyn McClain, Medical Director of The Urgency Room, has some tips on how to prevent common household burns and how to keep your family and home safe.} As parents, we’re pretty good at […]

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Speak Beautful with Dove | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Join Dove and Learn to #SpeakBeautiful- Only at Target

{Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Mirum Shopper. Opinions are 100% my own.} Leadership, inspiring, for the love of basketball. Just a few things that come to mind when we got the opportunity to attend the Minnesota Lynx game and participate in the We Are Women event sponsored by Dove. Even though I have three young […]

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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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