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My Secret to Sanity at Target

Shopping with kids can seem daunting, and it often takes some mental preparation. While I am not forced to do it often because I do my big weekly hauls on the weekend alone or with just my oldest (thank you hubby), at least once a week I do a quick run for essentials such as […]

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Where to Really Find the Time to Work Out

I was a religious morning worker-outer B.C. (before child). But A.C., the logistics of getting a tiny human and myself out the door, an unfortunately loud shower pipe that shares a wall with said human’s bedroom and swapping workout time with my husband keep me from the blissful 5 a.m. runs I used to love. […]

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A Berry Merry Morning with Driscoll’s

We have partnered together with our sponsors, Driscoll’s, to create this special event. Read all the details below, plus find out how you can enter their Minnesota Exclusive ‘Berry Together’ Sweepstakes to win a trip to Madden’s on Gull Lake!We had an absolutely wonderful morning hosting members of our executive, event, writing and mombassador teams, […]

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Why the Recent Measles Outbreak is a Big Deal

Our partners at the Minnesota Department of Health are here to share facts about the recent measles outbreak and what it means for our community. Jennifer Heath, RN, MPH, DNP (and a mom herself!) gives us insight on the level of impact this illness has had on Minnesota. One morning in mid-April, I went through […]

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I Know You’d Like to Think Your Pits Don’t Stink – A Summer Guide to Natural Deodorant

I am a sweaty little human being – I run hot, and once I overheat it’s a runaway train of sweat and stink. So while most people think of Minnesota summers and conjure images of lakes, rooftop patios, and picnics, I think of the crescent-shaped sweat stains my butt leaves behind, desperately seeking clothing for […]

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10 Things To Do If You Had A Traumatic Birth Experience

It began calmly in the middle of the night. My water broke on its own. Our drive to the hospital was blissfully free of contractions. But 37 hours later, I found myself in the operating room about to have a Cesarean. A week after my son’s birth, I went to the emergency room with extensive […]

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4 Ways to Keep Our Children Safe this Summer

Chances are you’ve already kissed a boo-boo or two this summer.  Or maybe you’ve already made a trip to the ER.  As a mama to three boys ages six and under, I am no stranger to boo-boos and stitches. It is a point of pride that our family went nine boy-years before someone needed stitches! Our youngest […]

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5 Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat While Pregnant

Summer is barely upon us, and already I’m complaining. Sure, I love the warm evenings when dusk stretches out until after ten o’clock. I love the tree-lined streets bursting with green, the flowers blooming like fireworks in the backyard, the distant rumbling that precedes a good storm. I love the cloudless, breezy days you’d give […]

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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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