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The Perfect "Mom" Sport: Curling | Duluth Moms Blog

The Perfect “Mom” Sport: Curling

It starts with a hand shake and a coin toss.  It is relatively quiet at the beginning – just small talk amongst the teammates and competitors.  I am usually the first up for my team.  I get down and watch as my skip wordlessly signals where I should throw the rock.  If I am on […]

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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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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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Declarations of a Working Mom Who is Hanging by A Thread

Hey there drive thru lady with the three car seats in the back and a pile of heels in the passenger seat. I see you rolling to work with that look on your face. I’ll be patient while you dig through your diaper-brief case for the last of your coffee money. Your days are long, deadlines are looming, your papers are piled high and so are […]

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How I met your Father | Duluth Moms Blog

How I Met Your Father

Dear Morgan and Benjamin, The day I met your father was a winter day in March. We were both taking a class at Lake Superior College when the campus held classes up at the Marshall School.  The class was Interpersonal Communication, and Boyd Dallas was the teacher.  I was sitting at my desk, waiting for the class to […]

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Ten Things I Miss About Life Before Kids | Duluth Moms Blog

Ten Things I Miss About Life Before Kids

Let’s not pretend like you don’t miss things. We love our kids and wouldn’t trade them for anything, but sometimes our minds linger on days past, when things were a bit easier and maybe a bit quieter too. Lose yourself in reverie with me for just a moment, and recall what it was like to […]

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