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Seeking Help, Finding Hope: {A Resource Guide for Issues Related to Abuse}

We want to connect moms who are seeking help to resources within our community that can provide hope. Here are several organizations that can help with issues related to abuse. NorthEastSouthWestMinneapolisSt. PaulNorth Alexandra House | 10065 3rd St NE, Blaine, MN 55434 | 24 Hour Hotline: 763.780.2330 Domestic and sexual violence services to women, men, youth and [...]
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I Ended Up With Ten People in the Delivery Room

When my pregnancy test showed those two little pink lines, I was far from creating a birth plan. I was blindsided and scared. That’s all there was to it. When you go into survival mode, you aren’t thinking about the future, you are only thinking about getting through the next moments. The father of these […]

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The One Thing I Can Always Do

It took about thirty minutes of being a new mom to realize life with a child doesn’t always look like a rising progression of wonderful, rewarding achievements. Sometimes it looks like sweet, peaceful bliss. Yet, other times my spirit and home seem to have been blindsided by a gut-wrenching tempest, resulting in me feeling like […]

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How Do I Worry for Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

By nature, I am a worrier. Add nature with motherhood and I am a disaster. When I was pregnant with my son, I remember thinking, “ Once I’m through the first trimester, then I won’t worry so much. Wait, no, once I’m through the second trimester I can be worry-free. Ok, after the third…well, after he’s […]

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5 Things I’ve Learned From Mothers Around the World

I love learning from others. Especially from those different than me. I seriously don’t think there’s anything more amazing than the opportunity to listen to the stories of those who have experienced some of the darkest and most beautiful parts of our world. With that said, I am grateful I’ve had the opportunity to know many amazing women, […]

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When Mom Goes Back to School: Five Things to Consider

Considering going back to school? Not sure if you’d be able to balance relationships, parenting, work and taking care of yourself? Worried you might sacrifice your family for the sake of your studies? It isn’t alway easy, but there is a way to go through school in a peaceful, balanced and enjoyable way! Hopefully my story […]

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