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What They Say vs. What We Do: How Real Moms Interpret Common Advice

Being a mommy is hard. Following all the advice a mommy gets is even harder. From how to sleep train to whether or not to nag about nose picking, it seems there’s no shortage of opinions on every aspect of child rearing. So we pick and we choose. We take some advice as non-negotiable truth, […]

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Bloom Feature

BLOOM: Details and FAQs!

Our Bloom event is just TWO DAYS away!  We can’t wait to see you there, but we want to make sure you have all the details you need. Bloom runs from 9am-1pm (come and go as you please!) at Park Nicollet’s Methodist Hospital. Methodist Hospital 500 Excelsior Blvd. St. Louis Park, MN 55426 Park Nicollet […]

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The Surprising Reason My Son Wasn’t Talking {And the simple thing that helped}

I’ve often considered writing an article titled, “Here, Let Me Make That Mistake For You!” Between a couple of parent friends and myself I think we have enough content to fill up a few posts. Perhaps they are less mistakes and more parenting oversights, but either way, they have caused us to stop and ask the question “Should we […]

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Twin Cities: 2015 Easter Activities!

  Macy’s Bunny Brunch Multiple times, dates and locations:  The Easter Bunny, a face painter, balloon artist and a fabulous brunch.  This annual event is a favorite of so many in the area – your kids will love it!  Multiple dates and times at the Southdale, Ridgedale and Downtown locations. Pictures with the Easter Bunny […]

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Event Announcement: Bloom – A Growing Family Event presented in partnership with Park Nicollet

We’re more than excited bring you this sponsored event announcement about Bloom: A Growing Family Event presented in partnership with Park Nicollet. Read all about their two newest centers and this fantastic community event we’ve been planning for you!     Park Nicollet has two shiny new facilities at the Methodist Hospital campus that you’ve likely […]

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Twin CitiesFamily Directory

Announcing the Twin Cities Family Directory!

Have you heard? We’ve been working on our biggest resource yet for MONTHS and are finally ready to give it to you. The Twin Cities Family Directory is your go-to resource for finding things around town.  Pediatricians, OBGYNs, Boutiques, Preschools, Museums, Education resources, Fitness, Sports and more.  It’s been months in the making and we […]

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Easy (and Fun!) Science Experiment for Preschoolers

This is my kids’ all-time favorite experiment to do. I originally got the idea from Jacksonville Moms Blog. I love it because the ingredients required are what most households would have and it keeps little hands and minds busy (for at least 20 minutes!). Supplies: Baking soda Food coloring Clear glass bowls or baby food jars […]

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When Dad’s In Charge

The other morning I came downstairs to find my twin toddlers sitting on top of the table using pieces of bacon as spoons to slurp left over cereal milk into their mouths. Of course spilling all over themselves in the process. Their hair was a mess and their diapers were so wet they were practically sagging to the […]

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