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Finding CommonGround: Let’s Talk Food Together

We would love to introduce you to our partners at CommonGround! This group of women farmers share information and answer questions about food and farming from a wide variety of perspectives. Read as CommonGround’s Kristie Swenson gives her personal story about how farming has impacted her and her family’s lives and how CommonGround can answer […]

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The Unicorn Frappuccino & Teenagers

It’s all the rage. As of today, that is. I give it a week of fame before it falls into infamy. It was the feature on the drive-thru menu screen. It was all over the face of the amazingly creative barista that did her eyeshadow and lipstick to match the crazy drink. And when I sat […]

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The Pros and Cons of Choosing a Language Immersion School

Let me tell you the truth. The unromanticized, the good-the bad-and-the ugly truth about sending your child to an immersion school. We are eight months into our experience. Eight long, tiring, yet rewarding months into Chinese immersion. And let me tell you…it’s not easy. But it sure is good. Let me start with how our […]

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How to De-Stress Your Easter Celebration

Sometimes when I get home from a vacation, I end up needing a vacation from my vacation. And holiday celebrations sometimes feel the same way. Preparing for house guests. Grocery shopping and trying to find odd ingredients. Cooking recipes I know my kids will never eat. Stuffing my kids into fancy clothes. Telling my kids […]

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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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Accepting Yourself (On Being Authentic)

{Photo credit: Anna Lygocki Photography} “It’s peaceful,” is what I normally tell people who ask what it’s like not to hear. I don’t hear anything. I’m Deaf. With hearing aids, I hear noise or cues that help me understand what I’m hearing. Being able to take out my hearing aids and shut off all noise is […]

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Mother’s Day Mini Sessions with Slow Road Photography

Mother's Day Mini Sessions with Slow Road Photography! Twin Cities Moms Blog is thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Slow Road Photography to offer mini sessions just in time to be celebrate and commemorate Mother's Day! We've so enjoyed partnering with the talented Erica Morrow Photography for mini sessions in the past and her business now has a [...]
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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to the Month of April 2017

It's spring! Hooray! We all survived another winter season and are probably suffering a bit from cabin fever. No worries! We've got you covered. We’re here to help you keep your sanity by bringing these fun Twin Cities activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #4! [...]
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