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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) | Twin Cities Moms Blog

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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Legos on a Whole New Level at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Our partners at the Science Museum of Minnesota invited our contributor, Amber, to visit their NEW Towers of Tomorrow exhibit! Read on for an inside peek into the exhibit and find out how you and your little Lego lovers can experience it for yourselves!I think one of the neatest things we as moms get to […]

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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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Young Children’s Apps

In this day and age, we all see those families at the restaurant who are all on their phone or tablet and don’t seem to look up for anything other than ordering. I always promised myself I would never be ‘that’ family. However, when I found myself in a restaurant with a screaming one-year old, […]

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Get a Taste of Summer at Minnesota Zoo’s Tropical Beach Party

Our partners at the Minnesota Zoo invited our contributor, Shannon, to visit their NEW Tropical Beach Party exhibit! See how you and your family can enjoy the warmth of the tropics while staying indoors this winter!As winter continues to linger here in Minnesota, we’ve been feeling pretty cooped up. We decided to take a break […]

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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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