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Legos on a Whole New Level at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Our partners at the Science Museum of Minnesota invited our contributor, Amber, to visit their NEW Towers of Tomorrow exhibit! Read on for an inside peek into the exhibit and find out how you and your little Lego lovers can experience it for yourselves!I think one of the neatest things we as moms get to […]

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2018 Guide to Twin Cities Summer Camps

Summer will be here before we know it! Now is the time to find a summer camp your child can be part of during the summer months. The Twin Cities has a lot to offer your family, including academic camps, athletic camps, theater camps, special needs camps and so much more. We hope this guide [...]
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Your Child’s Teeth, From Birth to Adolescence

There’s a lot of information out there about good dental habits for your children, but it can be hard to know what is accurate and what’s just guesswork. As moms, we’re responsible for the oral health of our kids, and home remedies just aren’t reliable enough. Your child’s oral hygiene needs will develop over time, […]

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Experience Corduroy at Children’s Theatre Company

Our partners at Children’s Theatre Company are here to share some fun activities you can do with your children related to their latest show – Corduroy – running NOW through May 20th! Read on to find out how you can check out this performance with your family! Children’s Theatre Company is proud to present Corduroy! This […]

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Young Children’s Apps

In this day and age, we all see those families at the restaurant who are all on their phone or tablet and don’t seem to look up for anything other than ordering. I always promised myself I would never be ‘that’ family. However, when I found myself in a restaurant with a screaming one-year old, […]

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Texted Tips Help Families Turn Everyday Moments into Early Learning Opportunities

Our partners at Think Small are here to share their revolutionary new texting program with you! Read on to see how simple messages sent to your phone can help you promote your child’s learning & can help in preparing your child for kindergarten. In the middle of that chaotic wonderland known as parenting, advice and […]

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New Year, New Habits: Making College Savings Easy

Our writer, Liz, shares some of her feelings surrounding financing her children’s college education. In partnership with our sponsors at Minnesota College Savings Plan, Liz explains how you can start some financial habits in the new year that will benefit your child’s future. It’s that time of year. Time to build better habits — including, […]

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2018 Twin Cities Guide to Early Education

As parents, our child's education is something we place value on. We want them to receive a well-rounded educational experience that leaves them with a lifelong love of learning and exploring. We know that their educational experience goes beyond their schooling too - it can include child care, activities, and even what we teach our [...]
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The Science of Studying

Our partners at Breck are here to discuss the science of studying! Read about their tips and tricks you can use with your student to help them when they are preparing for their next big exam. With increasing demands from extracurricular activities, challenging academic classes, social outings, and – let’s face it – technology, finding […]

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Pediatric In-Home Speech & Language Therapy with Family Chatterbox

Our partners at Family Chatterbox are here to inform moms like you about pediatric in-home speech and language therapy! Read on to find out more about the benefits of having therapy in your own home, how this business started, and why they’re so passionate about their mission! At the heart of Family Chatterbox are three […]

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I Am A Twin Cities Mom: Melissa Taylor

Continuing our I Am A Twin Cities Mom series, we’re welcoming Melissa Taylor, Owner of Beauty Lounge Minneapolis located in the heart of Northeast. Melissa’s passion is to empower people to love their hair and feel confident caring for it. She’s offering a class, Kids’ Hair Fundamentals, on December 1 to parents who are looking for […]

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Financing My Future Game-Changer

Our partners at Minnesota College Savings Plan are here to help families set up financial plans for their kids’ educational futures. Plus, our sponsors are giving our readers a chance to win a $300 scholarship towards a new or existing Minnesota College Savings Plan Account! See the bottom of this post for more details! For […]

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Studying the Brain Isn’t Just for the Science Department

Our partners at Breck School are leading the way in helping parents understand how the brain works and why it’s beneficial to our children’s education. Daisy Pellant, Ph.D., shares with us how a basic understanding of the brain and how it works can help us aid our children’s learning and behavior. Prefrontal cortex. Amygdalae. Neuroplasticity. […]

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Confessions of a Library Nerd: 7 Hidden Library Gems

I am a self-proclaimed library nerd. I have my library card number memorized, I visit my library’s website and app at least once a week, and my queue of reserved books usually has at least 10 books on it. As a mom, I’m intimately familiar with the invaluable resources the library offers. Story times, DVDs, […]

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