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The Power of Touch for Moms {Infinity Massage & Wellness} | Duluth Moms Blog

The Power of Touch for Moms {Infinity Massage & Wellness}

We have partnered with Infinity Massage and Wellness to bring you a first-hand experience of the services they offer. While this post is sponsored, all opinions & experiences are 100% our own!When Self Care Is a Luxury Moms shell out a lot of love during a day. We carry babies, we rock them to sleep, […]

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5 Reasons Why Motherhood Is Like Survivor

I watch the TV show “Survivor” with my husband. It’s not my favorite, but hey, he watches the Bachelor with me. With that being said, I would’t want to be a contestant on either show – yikes! However, Survivor does remind me a lot of being a mom.  5. Outwit, Outplay, Outlast. When raising children […]

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{Sponsored Post} Fathers Day Gift Guide: Ten Gift Ideas under $200 from Nevada Bob's | Duluth Moms Blog

Fathers Day Gift Guide: 10 Gift Ideas under $200 from Nevada Bob’s Golf

Our partners at Nevada Bob’s wanted to give you some ideas for the man in your life for Father’s Day. They are also offering our readers 20% off any gift card purchased now through Sunday, June 18th. Just mention “Duluth Moms Blog” to receive the discount. Shopping for Father’s Day can be tricky for some […]

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For Better or for Worse: Loving Your Mother-in-Law

I was recently out with a friend, who was in a very bad place with her mother-in-law. She is recently married and I could relate a bit to some stories she was sharing. What I heard was blame and resentment but I knew she was really just trying to find her voice and couldn’t yet. […]

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Why I Moved to Duluth

Exactly ten years ago, after graduating from Aveda institute, I moved from Minneapolis to Duluth. Originally from Bemidji, Duluth was always a destination for me and my family. So many people asked me why. Why are you moving to Duluth? Why are you leaving your best friends, hundreds of salons, Nordstrom!!! What’s in Duluth anyway?” they […]

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10 Things They Don't Tell You At Birthing Class (and Other Non-Advice) | Duluth Moms Blog

10 Things They Don’t Tell You At Birthing Class (and Other Non-Advice)

It all starts in middle school, you learn a little about your body and why the things that are happening are happening. Then high school happens and you sit through some form of “Health” class. Well for me, birthing class is a similar experience to health class. I walked away scared, more confused, and not much more […]

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Confessions from a Really Real Housewife, Stepmom & Baby Mama

{Photo credit: Jill Kari Photography} Mama Said In the beginning when I first got pregnant, as planned, on the first try, I thought I knew it all. I was clearly already on track for a perfect pregnancy to raise a perfect child and be my child’s perfect mother. I wrote in a journal about it everyday. […]

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