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I Broke up with My Laundry

Laundry is my number one nemesis as a mom.  It’s just the most overwhelming, tedious and time-consuming thing that controls my life.  I absolutely hate it.  Yes, I do have the right to use the H word.  With three boys, a husband, and me, who has the most clothes of them all, the amount of […]

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Tears and Triumphs of an Exclusive Pumper

    August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week and we have a special extended line up for you! Our writers will share their triumphs and tears through their personal recollections of making sure their babies are fed, be it through breastfeeding or supplementation. We hope you connect with these experiences by picking up a few tips […]

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How my Child with Down syndrome will Change the World | Twin Cities Moms Blog

How My Child With Down Syndrome Will Change the World

Today is World Down syndrome Day! You or your child may be unknowingly participating in some events today and might be wondering what is going or what holiday it is. Many parents will go to their child’s class to read a story about Down syndrome, you will see a bunch of funky, mismatched socks on […]

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Diary of a Plus Size Mom

I sometimes struggle with my body image.  In my 33 years of life, I have seen bodies constantly judged near and far including my own.  In my case, always being judged for being too big or that dreaded “F” word….Fat.  It’s not a new world problem.  I have many memories that stem from my childhood.  […]

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How I Coped with My Child’s Unexpected Diagnosis

When my youngest son Ronin was born almost three years ago, we were thrilled to be adding a third boy to our crew!  Our 20-week ultrasound came back clear and healthy, and due to my age and previous typical pregnancies, the other tests were optional.  To my husband and me, the tests were just tests, […]

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