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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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Keeping It Real (On Mom Boosting)

Mother’s Day has come and gone, and you’re left feeling– How do you feel? My hope is that you felt appreciated, loved, thanked and pampered! But let’s be real, it wasn’t your birthday, it wasn’t Valentine’s Day or your anniversary… you know, the things you’ve probably celebrated more than this celebration of motherhood.  Why is this day […]

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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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Helpful Ways to Take the Chaos Out of Weekday Mornings

You know calm and organized are not in your wheelhouse for your morning routine, but what just happened, will never happen again, you tell yourself. You had to tell your kids to put on their clothes, shoes, and jackets at least five times. You yelled. You were late to work. You didn’t have time to make […]

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Provider Appreciation Day: A Special Note of Thanks to All the Daycare Providers

It takes a very special person with a big heart to be a daycare provider. Daycare providers work long hours and switch between multiple jobs throughout the day such as teacher, nurturer, nose wiper, disciplinarian, butt wiper, cook, cleaner, baby whisperer, doing paperwork… the list could go on and on. The thing that always amazes […]

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How I Became a Mom: International Adoption

With Mother’s Day coming up, we’re taking this week to share stories from our own Twin Cities Moms Blog Contributors on how they became mothers. We all have unique stories, and some of our stories are still being written. We hope you enjoy reading about these moms’ experiences! Halloween 2011. I sat at my desk at work, making my […]

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{I Am} A Birth Story

With Mother’s Day coming up, we’re taking this week to share stories from our own Twin Cities Moms Blog Contributors on how they became mothers. We all have unique stories, and some of our stories are still being written. We hope you enjoy reading about these moms’ experiences! My birth story starts with a unique perspective. Enjoy. Who […]

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Ultimate Guide to Summer in the Twin Cities

Summer in Minnesota has arrived and this is your Ultimate Guide to Summer in the Twin Cities. Our Park Finder has nearly 150 local parks, including a Waterplay Guide with over 85 spots to cool off, summer projects to do with your kids, area outings, guides to area lakes, local restaurant guides and so much more. Pin [...]
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