• Ulitmate Guide to Summer in the Northland 2018
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Ditching Labels: Viewing Ourselves and Others on a Deeper Level

Labels are everywhere. They’re on clothes, food, toys, furniture, blankets, and more. Most of these labels are good! A few month ago we found our my daughter has an egg allergy and I gained a new appreciation for labels. These labels helped me be better informed and avoid eggs. Reading the labels on food is […]

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Adjusting World Cup Expectations To Reflect Our Children’s Reality

I think I might have been one of those parents the other day. You know, someone who annoyingly thinks that their kids are the most talented or the smartest. I didn’t think I was capable of that, quite honestly, until I brought them to their first youth soccer outing last week. I registered them for […]

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Congenital CMV: One Virus, Many Possible Outcomes

Ninety-one percent of women and expecting mothers do not know about Cytomegalovirus (CMV), yet it is the most common congenital viral infection in the United States. I was one who had never even heard the term “CMV” before meeting my sweet nephew, Emmit. Cytomegalovirus (pronounced sy·toe·MEG·a·low·vy·rus), often shortened to CMV, is a member of the […]

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Making Someone Else’s Garden Your Own

Do you have gardens in your life that just aren’t “you”? Perhaps you’ve inherited someone else’s garden and landscape design through purchasing a home. Or maybe you’ve had your gardens for so long, you (or the plants) have outgrown the original garden plan and you’re ready to try something new. Though it can be tempting […]

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Why Every Mom Needs a Selfie Stick

Okay, I am aware that I’m an extreme case when it comes to selfies, but admittedly I have an addictive personality… and isn’t the first step knowing and admitting you have a problem?  I have a problem, and I admit it.  Let’s move on.  Regardless, as moms, most of the time we find ourselves behind […]

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