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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to July 2018

  There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities! We've worked to help you keep your sanity by bringing these July activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! We’ll update with new additions as they come. July 1-8July 9-15July 16-22July 23-31Fun RunsSpecial NeedsOngoing EventsTwin Cities Moms Blog EventsJuly [...]
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Get in the Game with Post Cereals this Summer

Our partners at Post Cereals are bringing a whole lot of soccer FUN to the Twin Cities! From big games to giveaways, we’re sharing how you and your family can experience soccer in a whole new way this summer! Pre-K soccer is the best entertainment. You know how these four-year old soccer games go… you […]

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Mud Pies and Other Things That Terrify Me

I will be the first to admit that I do not care for sticky, messy, dirty, or slimy things. My mom tells the story of when I was a little kid in ECFE and I would stand at a distance, watching the other kids doing the activities. I was perfectly happy to watch and not […]

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Diary of a First Trimester

The first trimester can be miserable – and not just because of the physical symptoms. It can feel scary and isolating. And, IMHO, like your brain is going gangbusters and you’re trapped in a bubble with your thoughts swirling around making you dizzy because you can’t tell anyone yet and oops, you just gagged again. […]

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Why Our Family Celebrates Pride Month

June is my favorite month of the year. Sure June is summer, warmth, sunshine and fun, but the reason I love June is because June is Pride Month.  Our little family has grown by a member in the past month; we are now a family of four – two moms and two daughters. I know […]

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Pageants, Daughters and Change

Full disclosure: I was Miss Minnesota 2003. {Photo credit: Paula Preston} Yup, that’s me in the hot pink satin, 15 years ago, 25 pounds ago, two kids and a marriage ago, becoming Miss Minnesota after an unlikely ascension through the pageant ranks.  I competed in my first pageant when I was 20, and by age […]

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Appreciating the Great Outdoors in Minnesota

After a long, tortuous winter, summer is finally upon us. And for Minnesotans, that means one thing: getting outside. June is National Great Outdoors month. I doubt any of us Minnesotans need to be reminded to enjoy the outdoors. At least, not during these precious few months when the weather is actually tolerable. It’s during […]

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Ticks—The Small But Mighty Predators

Enjoying the outdoors during summertime in Minnesota can sometimes lead to our children getting unwanted bug bites or stings. Dr. Carolyn McClain, MD, from our partners at The Urgency Room is here to give us tips on how to protect our families from ticks and insect-borne diseases this summer. Minnesota has been named among the […]

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