“Everyone should see a counselor six times in their lives…” I heard that phrase twice in a short period. Does that ever happen to you? Here’s exactly what I typed into the magical google machine: “what the effect called when you learn something new, and then keep hearing about it.” Can you spot the glaring typos? […]
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Is it just me or do the weeks go so much smoother when the weekly meals have been planned out and the groceries have been purchased? There is nothing worse than realizing it’s 5pm and you have no idea what to make for dinner.
Before I had my daughter Grace, I had no intention of being one of those moms who uses cloth diapers. If I ask other moms-to-be whether they are going to use cloth diapers, I usually get an instantaneous and firm “uh, no way.” I can’t blame them for that reaction. Let’s be honest, they have […]
Curiosity killed the cat. I don’t know how many times my mother said that phrase during my childhood. Regardless it is one that is ingrained in my psyche. However, I can’t say the same for much of the general population. I think every mother can relate to the complete stranger asking a rather personal and […]
Road trips can be long and boring, and adding kids can make them difficult. Since we have family spread all over the large state of Minnesota, I can say we have logged a good number of miles driving. Our girls are 3 and 1, so I know first hand some of the difficulties road trips […]
There are few better ways to spend a summer night in Duluth; Hot dogs, watermelon, kids playing in the yards, and fun conversations.
Disclosure: We are more than excited to share this sponsored post from Art in Me – read up on what you can expect, and why you should attend this event with your family! Art in Me is an all-day festival filled with artistic experiences that encourage children to engage in creative activities like leather working, […]
We often get offers from our friends to babysit Grace, and while most of the time Jon and I are home-bodies and therefore don’t need a babysitter, we decided to go to a Wilderness hockey game one weekend, and arranged for a friend of ours to do us the favor of watching Grace while we […]
Full confession: Griffin used to lick the floor. Seriously. He always was a kiddo who loved his pacifier. (I, as a speech therapist, was not going to let him use a pacifier, but it was either that or me and I was SORE.) It started this way: he and I would go to the mall […]
I watch the TV show “Survivor” with my husband. It’s not my favorite, but hey, he watches the Bachelor with me. With that being said, I would’t want to be a contestant on either show – yikes! However, Survivor does remind me a lot of being a mom. 5. Outwit, Outplay, Outlast. When raising children […]