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When the World Forgets, I Will Remember

February 16th. It is the hardest day of the year. Every year. It is my son’s birthday. On this day, we celebrate my son’s short life. We pick out balloons and send them to heaven. We get a dessert, light a candle and wish Braden the happiest of birthdays. At some point during the day, […]

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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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Summer Fashion: 5 Tips for Lovin’ on Your Mom Bod

It’s about that time of year again where almost every person is excited and hopeful for the warm summer months ahead but at times feels a little displeased when making the connection that your wardrobe is soon to shift into clothing that is a bit more revealing. We are about to ditch the sweaters and leggings […]

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{Sponsored Post} FIT4MOM Classes: A Foolproof Way to Make Friends and Keep Fit

Thank you to FIT4MOM for inviting Duluth Moms Blog to check out their Stroller Strides Classes! They provided the opportunity, but all opinions are our own.  I am the quintessential bandwagon slacker when it comes to working out. I join in on something, enjoy it for a while, and then fizzle out. It happens to the […]

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Hovering While Mothering

Parenthood. It happens. Mommyhood… The dynamic changes. We go from stroller toting, diaper bag carrying, car seat installing, sippy cup schlepping mamas to insurance paying, car loaning, FAFSA filling-out, money lending, wine drinking mothers. (OK, I’ve always been a wine drinking mama…) We start out with these little bitty humans that rely on us for […]

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Confessions From a Recovering Gardener

It’s April in the Northland and that can only mean one thing – Spring is just around the corner! Which corner depends on how far north your particular patch of Northern Minnesota is. But it is definitely coming. May, maybe. June for sure! During this time of year, many homeowners have already planned their gardens, […]

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{Sponsored Post} How to Win at Mother’s Day with Saffron & Grey

This post is sponsored by Saffron & Grey, but all of the opinions about their awesome flowers are my own. Mother’s Day. It’s fast approaching, and while my first inclination is to think about the amazingness of getting a day to “sleep in” (lounge in bed half awake while listening to the 2-year-old call for […]

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