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Date Your Kids

With three kids under four, my days tend to blur together. Mornings into afternoons, tantrums into snuggles. I frequently float through my days feeling I haven’t done much beyond prepare food, clean up food, straighten up the house, and, mostly, wrangle small children. The background can become a blur of noise and chaos. Someone screaming, […]

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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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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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Motherhood: The Most Empowering Part of My Life

When it comes to empowering women today, career ambitions often take center stage. Ask a young girl what she wants to be when she grows up, and we applaud answers like “a scientist,” “a doctor” or “a lawyer.” What about an answer like “a mother” or “a wife?” In our haste to make sure women […]

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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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The Story of the Death of My Old Life

The lady with the cards didn’t look like what I pictured a tarot card reader to look like but, perhaps, it was her middle-aged, motherly look that put me at ease and made me vulnerable. I was just starting my second trimester. Finally over the nausea and fatigue that had plagued my first trimester, this […]

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