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When the Bully Is You | Duluth Moms Blog

When the Bully Is You

One of the strongest parenting instincts we have is the need to protect our children from harm. Unfortunately harm can come in many forms and one danger always seems to be on our radar: Bullying. The last thing we want for our children is for them to become the victim of bullying behavior or to […]

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Dear World: Stop Commenting on My Daughter’s Body

Honestly, it started before she was born–the comments on her projected size and shape from well-meaning people. “Is she measuring big? It looks like she’s measuring big!” I brushed it off back then because you get all sorts of invasive questions or statements about your fetus’s development when you’re expecting: Was it planned? Can you […]

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When the Little Things Are the Big Things | Duluth Moms Blog

When the Little Things Are the Big Things

So often, we hear the phrase— “It’s the little things”—bandied about that we forget what it means. And too often, this mom who focuses so intently on projects and work sometimes fails to make the so-called “little things” a priority. In our backyard we have a play-set. There’s nothing particularly unique about the slide or […]

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The Sandwich Generation | Duluth Moms Blog

The Sandwich Generation

Sandwich Generation: A generation of people (usually in their 30s or 40s) who care for their aging parents while supporting their own children. Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience. In that moment, someone else’s happiness becomes so much more important than your own. They become your universe, your heart, your life. The trouble is […]

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Preparing Your Firstborn for a New Baby | Duluth Moms Blog

Preparing Your Firstborn for a New Baby

Currently I am pregnant with our 3rd child. Which means my oldest daughter has experienced me being pregnant before. She is 3.5 years old, so this pregnancy I have already been able to tell a difference in her involvement and curiosity regarding her future sibling.  With my second, and also this pregnancy, we wanted to […]

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Dreaming of Family Adventure

“I recently shared these feelings with my husband and it turns out that he was actually having similar thoughts! He told me about a book he’s reading that chronicles families who sell all their belongings and take off traveling across the world for months to years at a time. But that’s crazy, right? Then it […]

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