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Two Ingredient, Essential Oil Tick Repellent

It seems like every week I hear another local news story warning about ticks and the diseases they carry- Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, etc. Just today I heard about a new type of tick- the Lone Star tick- making it’s way to Minnesota. Ick! I already make sure to check my kids thoroughly after they’ve […]

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Feel Better, Do Better: A Health and Wellness Pep-Talk for Moms {Part 2}

We are back for another post in our ongoing series with our partners at Harrington & Associates Plastic Surgery! Dr. Jennifer Harrington is here to discuss topics surrounding women’s health and wellness. In her second post, she is here to tell us about a revolutionary procedure that may completely change your reproductive health!Well, ladies, I’m […]

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Bloom 2017 Event Recap

One of our passions at TCMB is to provide opportunities for moms to connect with each other, and this is one of the main reasons we love planning and providing events for the moms in our community! We were so honored and thrilled to have the opportunity to gather 250+ Twin Cities moms and moms-to-be a […]

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Feel Better, Do Better | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Feel Better, Do Better: A Health & Wellness Pep-Talk For Moms

We are thrilled to kick off a series with our partners at Harrington & Associates Plastic Surgery! Dr. Jennifer Harrington is here to discuss topics surrounding women’s health and wellness. In her introductory post, she reminds us that it’s ok to take time for ourselves and how caring for ourselves can benefit our overall well-being. […]

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Early Introduction to Peanuts May Prevent Allergy

Allergy specialists from our partners at Fairview Health Services are here to share advice on new peanut guidelines. This guideline has recently changed and they are here to inform you of how this change impacts your children. Peanut allergies can be severe, even life threatening, and require life-long vigilance to avoid exposure. However, new recommendations […]

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Nurture the Skin You’re In

{Photo credit: Anna Ligocki Photography} “Throwback Thursday” – ugh! It’s even worse as a hashtag: #TBT. Looking at old photos of myself is a blunt reminder that any ounce of style or grace I now have was hard-earned. Every old photo evidences past mistakes: barrel bangs, blonde streaks, flannel shorts, head-gear, awkward poses. Throughout my cringe-worthy judgment lapses, […]

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Getting Outside Was The Best Change For Our Mornings

On school days, there are three solid hours from the time my three kids wake up to the time we leave the house to bring my oldest son to school. Three hours is a long time to wait to feel like you really get your day started. It’s not a long time because we’re bored though. […]

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Breastfeeding Tips for Success | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Breastfeeding Tips For Success

Our partners at Park Nicollet have some great tips to share about breastfeeding from one of their breastfeeding experts, Jill Lindquist. She shares some helpful advice on things to keep in mind as you navigate your breastfeeding journey as well as where to get additional resources if you need them. Congratulations on your decision to […]

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How to Prevent & Handle Choking | Twin Cities Moms Blog

How to Prevent and Handle Choking Incidents

It’s an exciting milestone—your baby is eating real food! It’s also a scary transition since so many parents fear their child will choke. Now is a critical time to learn how to handle a choking incident. Carolyn McClain, MD, Medical Director of The Urgency Room has helped us put together a list of top tips […]

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Kid-Friendly, Mom-Approved Hidden Vegetable Smoothies

If you’re anything like me, then you’re always looking for new ways to get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. The reality is that most of our kids don’t get excited to eat a big plate of kale salad or roasted vegetables. Fruit is usually more acceptable but I still have clients tell me their kids don’t eat […]

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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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