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Time: Ready to Jump (Part 2) | Duluth Moms Blog

Time: Ready to Jump (Part 2)

In my mind I was making it work, but in my heart I was completely broken. I needed a solution, and fast. There were sleepless nights and long days of thinking the same thing over and over again. With the passing of my grandmother this past Fall, I started reflecting on my life while celebrating […]

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Table of Misery, Party of Four | Duluth Moms Blog

Table of Misery, Party of Four

 There we were, speaking in hushed but hostile tones to each other through clenched teeth, our heads ducked on either side of the Jeep’s frame as we fumbled with our respective child car seat straps. Our little girls shifted uncomfortably as we buckled them into their chairs, taking their cues from us and remaining–for once–completely […]

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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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Advice: Best Taken with a Grain of Salt

“To get your kids to enthusiastically clean, all you have to do is become Messy Monster,” I explained to my friend. “What is Messy Monster?” my intrigued mom-friend inquired. “You just proclaim to your kids that you’re Messy Monster while using a funny voice and you tell them that you loooove messes… when they clean, you […]

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