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The Mom Guilt is Real: Working Outside the Home | Duluth Moms Blog

The Mom Guilt is Real: Working Outside the Home

My husband and I drop the girls off for their first day of daycare. There are children everywhere. It’s loud. It’s chaotic. Organized chaos but nonetheless chaotic. When we get in the car, my husband lets out an exasperated sigh. Twice. Enter mom guilt. Last week I run out of the house. It doesn’t matter […]

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Questions from the Curious | Duluth Moms Blog

Questions from the Curious

Curiosity killed the cat. I don’t know how many times my mother said that phrase during my childhood. Regardless it is one that is ingrained in my psyche. However, I can’t say the same for much of the general population. I think every mother can relate to the complete stranger asking a rather personal and […]

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The Real Multiples Milestones

Milestones.  Rolling Over.  Crawling.  Walking.  Talking.  Firsts.  The feeling of pure joy when your baby coos for the first time.  The elation of being the recipient of your baby’s first smile.  The excitement “We have a walker!”  These are precious memories to be recorded and not forgotten.  I have an entry in my iPhone notes dedicated […]

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A Love Hate Relationship with the Holidays

It begins with Halloween, the costumes, the jack-o-lanterns, spider webs, witches, ghosts, and skeletons.  The pumpkins, leaves, pilgrims, cornucopias, and turkeys of Thanksgiving.  The numerous Christmas trees, stockings, holly berries, wreathes, nativity scenes, and mistletoe.  And the lights.  The never ending lights.  Orange and black lights, white lights, colored lights, icicle lights, lights, lights, lights! […]

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