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A Twin Cities Mom's Guide to the Month of May 2016 | Twin Cities Moms Blog

A Twin Cities Moms’ Guide to the Month of May 2016

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities, and we’re here to help you keep your sanity by avoiding Google and bringing these activities all together in one easy guide. In 2016, we’ll be bringing you monthly event guides so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #5, again with no shortage of activities […]

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Five Major Differences Between Montessori and Traditional Daycare/Preschool

{Disclosure: Twin Cities Moms Blog has partnered with Step by Step Montessori for this sponsored post to help bring awareness to Montessori and exactly what that means.} There are many things that make Step By Step Montessori different than traditional daycare and preschool, but here are five big things that we think make a big […]

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To My Spirited Child: I Am Sorry

If I had a dollar for every time someone has said, “You sure have your hands full,” regarding my 4-year-old daughter, I would be a millionaire. I used to cringe when people would say that to me; now I reply, “But my heart is even fuller.” My child has had a strong personality from the beginning. […]

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5 Top Road Trip Mistakes (and Prevention Tips)

I moved to Minnesota about 14 years ago from Milwaukee. I cannot even count how many six-hour trips back and forth from Milwaukee I have made over the years. However, I can tell you how many mistakes I have made. Over the past four years I have made many trips with small children (usually without […]

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What is Montessori?

{Disclosure: Twin Cities Moms Blog has partnered with Step by Step Montessori for this sponsored post to help bring awareness to Montessori and exactly what that means.} Your neighbor’s down the street send their child to a Montessori school and if you’re like Mont-a-what, allow me to explain what is [and what isn’t] Montessori education. […]

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A Lazy Mom’s Guide to Kindergarten Readiness

I used to be a good teacher. Until I got my own kid. I also used to be really good at telling parents what they should and shouldn’t do to help their child be ready for that first day of Kindergarten. And maybe a little too quick to judge when they weren’t following my seemingly realistic […]

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2016 Guide to Twin Cities Summer Camps

{Disclosure: This is our 2016 guide to Twin Cities Summer Camps. We’re proud to share these with you, including this year’s featured summer camp sponsors along with our team’s favorites from around the Twin Cities. Please contact emily {at} twincitiesmomsblog {dot} com for more information.} Minnehaha Academy Summer Programs Locations: Minnehaha Academy Upper School Address: 3100 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, […]

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National Nutrition Month®: Savor the Flavor for Eating Right

March is National Nutrition Month®. Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics launches a themed campaign focused on educating the public on healthy eating. The theme for 2016 is Savor the Flavor for Eating Right.  Most of us know that what we eat is important- but how, why, when and where we eat are equally important! Eating right means enjoying food traditions and appreciating the pleasures, great flavors and social […]

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The One Thing I Can Always Do

It took about thirty minutes of being a new mom to realize life with a child doesn’t always look like a rising progression of wonderful, rewarding achievements. Sometimes it looks like sweet, peaceful bliss. Yet, other times my spirit and home seem to have been blindsided by a gut-wrenching tempest, resulting in me feeling like […]

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