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What I Learned About Mommy Wars by Running a 5K

Technically it was a 6K. And while that doesn’t matter in the purpose of this post, it certainly matters if you’re running and not a “runner.” That extra half mile-ish feels like you’re wearing lead shoes and a 1900s-era corset around your lungs. “Where the $%^@ is the finish line?!” I’ve done quite a few 5Ks […]

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Being Prepared for Cold Season with Hylands Cold and Cough Remedy

We’ve partnered together with Hyland’s to bring you this sponsored post. While we received compensation for this post, the views and opinions expressed below are entirely our own!It’s here; the season every mom dreads. Do you know what season I’m talking about? You guessed it; cold season. The Kleenexes runneth over, humidifiers filled with essential […]

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5 Reasons to Love the Sunbeam XpressHeat Heating Pad

We have partnered together with Sunbeam to bring you this sponsored post. While we received compensation for this post, the opinions expressed below are entirely our own!Ever since having my third baby, I’ve struggled with horrible sciatic pain. It comes and goes, but there are many nights that sleep is difficult and getting comfortable is […]

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Great Job Mom, Summer was a Success! 4 (Healthy) Ways to Reward Yourself that Don’t Cost a Fortune

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the summer finish line. The kiddos are headed back to school. Job well done! I have to admit, I’m sad. My kids are at such an awesome age (8 is great, as it turns out), and I don’t really want the summer to ever end. I get teary thinking about […]

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{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} LAST PARK HOP OF THE SUMMER at Oak Hill Park!

Bring your big wheels, training wheels and big kid bikes for our LAST park hop of the summer! Join Twin Cities Moms Blog and Jesse Bergland – Northwestern Mutual at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and ride the bike path to earn a medal! Then have your little ones perfectly fitted for safety […]

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{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} Park Hop at Lakefront Park in Prior Lake

Bring your big wheels, training wheels and big kid bikes for our upcoming park hop! Join Twin Cities Moms Blog and Jesse Bergland – Northwestern Mutual at Lakefront Park in Prior Lake on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and test out our bicycle obstacle course for all ages inside the hockey rink! Then have your little ones […]

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I Am A Twin Cities Mom: Ali Holman

Continuing our I Am A Twin Cities Mom series, we're welcoming fitness expert Ali Holman! Ali is a Fitness Expert for CBS, ABC, and she travels the country to various nationally syndicated shows as a Health and Fitness Expert. She recently launched her book, #StrongGirl: 20 Minute Workouts and Quick Meals to Keep you Lean Trim [...]
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Baby Swimming Tips to Keep Kids Safe & Mamas Sane

It’s like the transition from carefree grabbing your keys and running out your door to the rigmarole that is preparing to leave the house with a baby. Swimming with a wee one is a little more complicated than just jumping in the pool. After a few rounds of swimming lessons with an infant and, now, a toddler, I’ve […]

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Supermom Has it All… Including Postpartum Depression

Looking at other parents’ Facebook or Instagram feeds may make it seem like they really have it all…  a wonderful marriage, a supportive spouse with a successful job, a beautiful house in the suburbs with a white-picket fence and a big yard for the dog, at least two children (including at least one boy and one girl), and fashionable […]

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