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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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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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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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A Tribute to the Potty Training Mom

“Wow, Momma, that was a BIG poopie! Good job.” My son loudly offered me this praise in the Target bathroom. At the beginning of potty training, this comment would have thoroughly embarrassed me. But now, I don’t even blink an eye at all the bathroom talk. Thanks to potty training, I’ve talked more about potties […]

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Celebrate the Minnesota Zoo’s 40th Anniversary!

Our partners at the Minnesota Zoo are celebrating a HUGE milestone this year – and they want to invite you and your family to take part in their celebration! Read on to find out all the events taking place surrounding their 40th Anniversary!What a great way to kick off the Spring season by joining our […]

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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to May 2018

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities! We've worked to help you keep your sanity by bringing these May activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! We’ll update with new additions as they come. May 1-5May 6-12May 13-19May 20-31Fun RunsMother's DayKids Consignment SalesTwin Cities Moms Blog EventsSpecial [...]
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Let’s Get Real About Screen Time

Technology is an inescapable part of our kids’ world. Unless you live off the grid in a log shack in the woods, Swiss Family Robinson-style, there’s no way to shield your kids from the screens they encounter everywhere, seemingly from birth. Nor is there a need to. The fact is, they’ve been born into the […]

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The Same Two Feet of Space (National Siblings Day 2018)

I always laughed last summer as I watched how my three kids approached others to play at the park. “Hi,” one of my then three-year-old twins would say, “What’s your name?” The kid would respond with their name, before asking back, “What’s your name?” Without missing a beat, the twin would respond with, “We’re Caden […]

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Visit Farm Babies at the Minnesota Zoo

Our partners at the Minnesota Zoo invited our contributor, Erica, to their Farm Babies exhibit! Read about her family’s experience and learn more about how you and your children can enjoy this exhibit this spring! Spring can be SO slow to arrive in Minnesota! But even though the weather was still quite chilly and there […]

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