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{Sponsored Post} Toddler Learning with Many Rivers Montessori

A big thank you to Many Rivers Montessori for working with Duluth Moms Blog to bring you this great post.Finding quality education and care for our earliest of learners–our weren’t-they-just-my-tiny-baby toddlers–is a surprisingly challenging and lengthy process, especially here in the Northland. Duluth and its surrounding areas offer several amazing preschool opportunities for three and […]

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Not the Birth Stories I Wanted to Have

Easy pregnancies, natural births, bringing my little bundles home happy and healthy. That’s what I had planned. With both of my children, but it didn’t happen that way. My pregnancies consisted of appointment after appointment. Disappointment after disappointment. And, lots of prayer. Lots!   When I became pregnant with my daughter, the first couple of […]

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Finding My Mom Village

Before having kids, I thought the saying “It takes a village to raise a child” was a nice idea and sounded cute, but I didn’t think it would really apply to me. Don’t get me wrong, I loved the idea. My thoughts sounded more like “But I’m independent!  I won’t need help — I don’t want help.” […]

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An Average Day for a Work From Home Mom

I made the switch from working in an office setting (and later on an art studio) to working from home full time about six years ago. At the time I was juggling the demands of a standard 40 hour-a-week job, a steady stream of freelance writing work, and the discomforts of late-term pregnancy. Something had […]

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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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