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I AM a Helicopter Mom

I Am a Helicopter Mom – Help Me Stop!

Labels.  We have labels everywhere.  I am ‘ok’ with labels, not too bothered by them.  I wear some very loudly and proudly.  Except the one that hovers over me, literally hovers, as I hover over my now four-year old. I am a helicopter mom.  I never planned to be a helicopter mom, but here I […]

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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to August 2017

It's summer in Minnesota! We made it to another season of sunshine, lakes, and lots of fun! We’re here to help you make the most of these summer months in the Twin Cities by bringing you all the fun and activities in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #8! We’ll [...]
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It’s Your Summer Too

Remember what summers were like pre-children? Yeah, I know, it’s a little foggy for me too. What I do remember is that they seemed to last forever. We weren’t bound by the end and start of school. The first warm day of May signified the start of shorts and flip flop season. It would last […]

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Where to Really Find the Time to Work Out

I was a religious morning worker-outer B.C. (before child). But A.C., the logistics of getting a tiny human and myself out the door, an unfortunately loud shower pipe that shares a wall with said human’s bedroom and swapping workout time with my husband keep me from the blissful 5 a.m. runs I used to love. […]

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The Perks of Outdoor Play | Twin Cities Moms Blog

The Perks of Outdoor Play

Our partners at Kinderberry Hill are here to share the value of outdoor play. With their new outdoor classrooms, children are exploring nature, developing coordination, strength and self-confidence and building STEAM skills. Sara Reichstadt, Kinderberry Hill’s Education Coordinator and a mom herself, gives wonderful tips on you can foster outdoor learning in your own backyard! […]

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