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Having a Baby While Your Husband Has Chemotherapy | Twin Cities Moms Blog

With Mother’s Day coming up, we’re taking this week to share stories from our own Twin Cities Moms Blog Contributors on how they became mothers. We all have unique stories, and some of our stories are still being written. We hope you enjoy reading about these moms’ experiences! Every birth is unique. Like most mothers, I remember almost […]

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I Can Have It All… But Only With Yoga

As moms, we understand the importance of self-care, and we are here to help busy moms like you find time to prioritize your wellness. Our hope is that you feel encouraged and equipped to value and prioritize nutrition, self-care, fitness and a healthy body image through these personal stories from experts in the fitness industry […]

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The Key to Effective Training: Find Your Accountability Factor | Twin Cities Moms Blog

The Key to Effective Training: Find Your Accountability Factor

Are you looking for a new fitness routine, but you just don’t know where to start? Carrie Tollefson, Fitness Director for our partners at Moms on the Run, shares three essential components of effective training and reminds us that there is one main factor to consider: accountability. This post is a part of our ongoing […]

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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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Feel Better, Do Better: A Health and Wellness Pep-Talk for Moms {Part 6}

Here is our sixth and final installment in our ongoing series with our partners at Harrington & Associates Plastic Surgery! Dr. Jennifer Harrington is here to discuss topics surrounding women’s health and wellness. Ladies, for my last post in this series, it’s time we talk about those lumps and bumps. Yes, I’m talking about cellulite. […]

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10 Wellness Ideas That Take Less Than Five Minutes

I believe that wellness means honoring and taking care of my body and cultivating joy wherever I go. Living a healthy, full life is as much about what fills my body as what fills my heart and mind. Around the time when my son turned one, I realized that if I wanted to savor this […]

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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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When McDonald’s Man Marries Mississippi Market Woman

I think way too much about food. Maybe it’s because I am the main grocery-shopper and menu-planner and food-maker for my family of 6. Maybe it’s because I am always planning, shopping, prepping, cooking, baking or cleaning up food. But food is an all-consuming part of my life. (Pun intended.) As my soon-to-be-husband and I […]

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Take Your Moments to Take Care of Yourself, Momma

Last week, after an exhausting day, I crawled into bed and laid right down onto of my son’s pee stain, cuddled up and went to bed. In peace. That’s when you know you’re a mom. That morning was one of those mornings. I was at my wits end with the boys and it took everything […]

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Ways to Gain in the New Year

During a new year, we are surrounded by constant messages to lose weight. Join a weight loss challenge, start an elimination diet, and workout until exhaustion. These are all common ways I’ve started a new year. Our perspective about an upcoming new year can get clouded with thoughts about how we aren’t good enough. Being […]

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