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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to March 2018

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities! We've worked to help you keep your sanity by bringing these March activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! We’ll update with new additions as they come. March 1-3March 4-10March 11-17March 18-24March 25-31St. Patrick's Day FunFun RunsEaster EventsTwin Cities Moms [...]
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Brunch & Build Moms’ Morning Out with PIP Event Recap!

{All photos in this post taken by the fabulous Ashley Elwill Photography} We had so much fun at our Brunch & Build Moms’ Morning Out at Projects in Person (PIP)! First, a huge thank you to our host sponsors, PIP, for opening up their beautiful space in the heart of Hopkins for this event! Jill, the […]

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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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Welcome To The Parenthood Club

It sounds cliche, but it’s true: Before you become a parent, you really have no idea what you’re in for. No amount of research can prepare you for the real thing. Even if you have a brood of nieces and nephews or nannied dozens of kids, it’s different having your own. As someone with embarassingly […]

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Rear view of two young girls (sisters) running down a rural gravel driveway. The younger sister is on the left and has curly red hair. The older sister is on the right and has curly blonde hair. Grandpa can be seen standing up ahead of them in the distance waiting for them to catch up.

3 Parenting Philosophies Perfected by Rural America

My folks grew up in rural America. Together they raised six kids and promptly booted them into independent adulthood upon graduation from high school. They parented us with an effortless and prescriptive touch that was practically paranormal. Their technique endures as elusive content for tales of folklore. Shortly after I became a mother, I found […]

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Feel Better, Do Better: A Health and Wellness Pep-Talk for Moms {Part 5}

Here is our fifth installment in our ongoing series with our partners at Harrington & Associates Plastic Surgery! Dr. Jennifer Harrington is here to discuss topics surrounding women’s health and wellness. Raise your hand if one of your New Year’s resolutions was to lose weight or achieve a certain fitness goal! Come on! Most of […]

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Texted Tips Help Families Turn Everyday Moments into Early Learning Opportunities

Our partners at Think Small are here to share their revolutionary new texting program with you! Read on to see how simple messages sent to your phone can help you promote your child’s learning & can help in preparing your child for kindergarten. In the middle of that chaotic wonderland known as parenting, advice and […]

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Time for Bed, Mama

Ahhh, bedtime. That glorious slice of day when you realize that you’ve made it. Putting the kids to bed is like a quiet victory dance. You don’t want to let them in on the secret that this is an amazing moment, but inside you’re practically screaming with glee. No matter how great the day has […]

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Cabin Fever Remedies

Dear Cabin Fever – I admit, you are real. You are not like Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, unicorns…or other mythical concepts like multiple kids napping at the same time or spouses who agree exactly on how laundry items should be folded (I’m looking at you, bath towels). No sir, you are […]

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