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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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Why Moms Need the Enneagram

In ninth grade, I gave a speech about the Myers-Briggs personality typing system. I enjoyed giving the speech so much that I, a relatively shy 14-year old, won speaker of the day. Personality assessments abound, and I’m fascinated by them: StrengthsFinder, spiritual gifts assessments, the Four Temperaments, the DISC assessment, the Highly Sensitive Person test, […]

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Why Being Pregnant in the Summer is Surprisingly Awesome

When I tell people I’m due in late August, I see the shock and pity in their eyes. Seriously, you’d think I’d just told them I was having a baby on Christmas or something (oops – did that, too). I get that being pregnant – really pregnant – in the heart of the summer has […]

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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to June 2018

  There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities! We've worked to help you keep your sanity by bringing these June activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! We’ll update with new additions as they come. June 1-2June 3-9June 10-16June 17-23June 24-30Fun RunsSpecial NeedsOngoing EventsJune 1-2 June 1: [...]
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I Am A Twin Cities Mom: Anahita Champion

Continuing our I Am A Twin Cities Mom series, we’re welcoming Anahita Champion, a Twin Cities On-Air Host, Event Correspondent & Brand Strategist, and the current title holder of Mrs. Saint Paul, running for Mrs. Minnesota America 2018 on June 23. She is a wifey, mommy to a sweet and sassy two-year old girl and […]

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Staying Home is Boring

Nothing puts me on the defensive faster than being asked, “Don’t you get bored?” My mind starts to race as I think: Bored?!? Are you out of your mind, of course not!!! Making food, serving food, picking up food, cleaning sticky hands and faces, wiping down furniture, countertops, floors, and little butts, doing loads of […]

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