Are you still undecided about how and where you’ll spend the Fourth of July? We’ve rounded up several area events to help you plan your Independence Day. Take the kiddos to a parade or festival, let them enjoy dancing to music and gobbling up tasty food, and then settle in on blankets and lawn […]
Author Archive | Alyssa
Minnesota is pretty great. Sure, sure we get a bad reputation because of the harsh winters, and it’s mostly truth. The polar bears we ride into work every day are tough to park, but we make do. Lately, I’ve noticed an influx of social media comments and questions from mamas who are moving to […]
This post is not meant to give medical advice or treatment. All statements are opinions.This week is National Infertility week. My purpose is to share with you my corner of this world. I feel it is important to share about this, since silence is isolating. My journey started shortly after my husband and I got […]
April is marked as National Donate Life Month. Organ and supplemental donations are a subject that I was thrown into without much warning. You see, my daughter is the recipient of a liver transplant. Without it, she would not be the thriving, rambunctious 2 year old she is today. There is so much need in […]
Almost a year and a half ago, I wrote an article about infertility and the adoption issues my husband and I were facing. A year and a half ago, we had our 2nd adoption fall through (or was it already the 3rd one… those details are already fuzzy.) It just felt like we were running into […]
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Do you ever get asked a parenting question that you answer back with “uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh….” and then a 3 minute explanation? No? That’s just me? My current “uh” question is bedtime. “Oh what time does she go to bed??” UHHHHHHHHHHHH. She doesn’t have a bedtime. But she’s not super in charge of me either. I mean, […]
November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Were you aware of that? Ok, pun aside, I typically am not a huge “today is national _____ day”… donuts, speak like a pirate, or even my beloved coffee. Probably because I speak like a pirate every day. Ooooor the truth is, they aren’t important. Just fun. I like […]
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