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February 2017

A Twin Cities Moms’ Guide to the Month of February 2017

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities, and the winter months are no different! We’re here to help you keep your sanity by bringing these activities all together in one easy guide. In 2017, we’re bringing you our monthly event guides so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #2! We’ll update with new additions [...]
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Hummingbird: New Ear Tubes Option {Sponsored Post}

We have partnered with Fairview Health Services to bring you a first-person account of the all-new Hummingbird ear tube device. While this post is sponsored, all experiences and opinions are 100% our own. After multiple ear infections in a short period of time, we were asked to look into putting ear tubes in for one of […]

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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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5 Tips to Start Writing about Motherhood in 2017

Someone once told me the days are long, but the years are short.  By someone, I mean literally every mother I’ve ever met. My daughter turns two next month, and I’m going to say something revolutionary: these have been two loooong years. That’s right—I don’t think the years seem any shorter than they have the rest of […]

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5 Tips to Prevent Problems When Hosting Overnight Guests

Recently, we had a total of 12 people in our house overnight for multiple holiday celebrations. We moved to a new house this year and finally had the room to accommodate a big family overnight gathering. With each family member’s RSVP of “yes,” our excitement grew, but there was also planning and prep work that […]

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2016 Minneapolis Winterskate Guide | Twin Cities Moms Blog

2016 Minneapolis Winterskate Guide

We’re thrilled to be partnering with the Minneapolis Downtown Council to provide this guide for families. Minneapolis Winterskate is the ultimate skating experience for the whole family that you can enjoy all winter long!Winter is officially upon us and what better way to get out & enjoy it than to go ice skating? Wells Fargo […]

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Cooking Crate Parties: Hands-On Cooking Experiences ​Shipped Directly To You

{Disclosure: We’re more than excited to have partnered with Way Cool Cooking School to share their new product: Cooking Crate Parties. This is an incredible way to bring their highly sought after classes right into your home and build new and treasured memories.} I hope your holidays are off to a fantastic start, I know mine are. […]

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‘Tis the Season to Volunteer: Resources for the Whole Family

We are right in the middle of the holiday season. The season is likely filled with holiday movies, baking cookies, figuring out where to move your mischievous Elf, trips to see Santa, shopping for the perfect present and lots of Christmas music. You probably have a whole list of family traditions to carry on this […]

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

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities, and the winter 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 #12! We’ll update with new additions [...]
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Holiday Lights Guide and Scavenger Hunt Printable!

One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is to go look at Christmas lights! If we only did one Christmas-y event the whole season, hands-down it would be looking at Christmas lights. For me, it’s one of those moments that really capture the Christmas spirit – watching our kids “oooo” and [...]
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How Not to Shop On Black Friday: Family-Friendly Events

Are you done trying to grab the best deal possible on Black Friday? A movement introduced by REI last year called #optoutside generated a lot of recognition for closing their doors and encouraging everyone to look at alternatives to shopping, focusing more on spending time outside enjoying nature and working off all that turkey eaten […]

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Tips on Teaching Gratefulness with Children’s Minnesota (+ Printable!)

We are thrilled to partner with Children’s Minnesota to discuss ways that you and your family can encourage giving this season! Be sure to check out the free coloring sheet printable at the bottom of the post! There are some serious contentment issues happening in our house lately. Is it 4-year-olds? Like “terrible twos,” “threenager,” and […]

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