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Walking Through the Last of All the Firsts | Duluth Moms Blog

Walking Through the Last of All the Firsts

There is something magical that captures a parent’s heart the day you meet your new baby. There’s a world of firsts, the first scrunched up squiggly stretch, the first time he opens his eyes, the first cry she squeaks out. There’s the stressful first experience with a car seat and the first real threat of […]

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The Same Hands: My Experience with the Midwifery Model of Care

May holds International Day of the Midwife.  Midwives have attended to my prenatal care and delivery in two of my three pregnancies.  They have played a vital part in the success of my birth plans and have encouraged me in the labor marathons when I felt like giving up just feet from the finish line. […]

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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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Mommy Wars: Surviving the Cyber Storm | Duluth Moms Blog

Mommy Wars: Surviving the Cyber Storm

Mommy Wars. I’ve only recently witnessed the cyber storm of cat fighting and that we are at the height of tensions and opinions when it comes to moms simply trying to raise their children. In the age of technology and social media, it’s easy for us to hide behind words filled with judgment and anger […]

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I Will Survive the Tween Years and My Daughter Will Too | Duluth Moms Blog

I Will Survive the Tween Years and My Daughter Will Too

The Tween Years. The ages between 8-12, where they are not quite a teenager but not a child either. Care.com suggests it can be a wildly exciting and tumultuous time for us parents and our child.  Wildly exciting might be an understatement – somedays I’m not sure who this person living with me is because it’s certainly not […]

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