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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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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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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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7 Reasons to Fall for Bayfield + Apple Festival

There are few places in this world that I love more than Bayfield, Wisconsin. It is chalked full of nostalgia for me — 27 years of it to be exact. 27 years with only a few years missed. Growing up my family went the weekend before their biggest celebration of the year come sun, rain, […]

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A guide to all things fall in and around the Northland | Duluth Moms Blog

A guide to all things fall in and around the Northland

This is the time of the year to write to the Great Pumpkin. On Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin rises out of this pumpkin patch and flies through the air with his bag of toys for all the children! -Linus. It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown! Family Friendly October Events October 1  Grandma's Marathon 2018 [...]
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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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