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I Will Survive the Tween Years and My Daughter Will Too | Duluth Moms Blog

I Will Survive the Tween Years and My Daughter Will Too

The Tween Years. The ages between 8-12, where they are not quite a teenager but not a child either. Care.com suggests it can be a wildly exciting and tumultuous time for us parents and our child.  Wildly exciting might be an understatement – somedays I’m not sure who this person living with me is because it’s certainly not […]

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To the Other Woman In My Children’s Life, I Appreciate You | Duluth Moms Blog

To the Other Woman In My Children’s Life, I Appreciate You

When I was younger imagining what my life would look like, it never included me parenting on my own for seven years—let alone having to share my children with another woman. My two kids were only 1 and 2 ½ when my marriage to their dad was officially over. I was in a marriage that in the […]

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Today, I Choose Kindness

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines kindness as “the quality or state of being kind.” But what does that really mean? Why is it important? It’s hard to turn on the TV, scroll through Facebook or read the newspaper today without seeing how unkind our world can be. My heart is broken over and over as I hear […]

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