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That Time I Tried a Tri(athlon)

Once upon a time, I signed up for an indoor triathlon – a swim in the pool, ride on a stationary bike and run around a track (times a million). Maybe I was sleep deprived. Maybe the cold, dark winter was getting to me. Or maybe I just needed to get out of my comfort […]

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Identity Crisis: On the 5th Anniversary of Becoming “Mom”

{Photo credit: Sarah Elizabeth Photography} In just a few days, we will celebrate my daughter’s fifth birthday while I will silently be celebrating the fifth anniversary of becoming “Mom.” This name has not just become a title, it has become my identity. I am a completely different person than I was five years ago. I look […]

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Spring Break: Shopping For That Perfect Swimsuit

March is here and that means it’s Spring Break time!!  Our family tries to escape the Minnesota winter and enjoy a little beach vacation each year.  I love everything about spring break such as the planning, the packing, enjoying the warm fresh air, and the amazing memories our family makes with family and friends… but […]

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Black History Month: 16 Moms Who Inspire Us

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve put together a list of mothers and women who inspire us — not just this month, but every day.  Audre Lorde, poet (1934-1992)  How the days went while you were blooming within me I remember each upon each— the swelling changed planes of my body and how you first […]

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Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You

Or so says the magnet on the side of the file cabinet in my office (that’s filled with snacks and shoes, but that’s neither here nor there). At my core, I’m an adventurer, a change-lover, someone who looks at that magnet and thinks, “Well…of course!” But let’s be honest – motherhood can be the opposite of […]

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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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Strength in Numbers: One Contributor’s Experience with Moms on the Run

Disclosure: Moms on the Run invited a Twin Cities Moms Blog team member to experience their workouts first hand. The workout was complimentary and we were compensated for the post. Moms on the Run is one of our favorite site sponsors and we are happy to share Alissa’s experience with you! Moms on the Run […]

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