Author Archive | Cyndi Frick

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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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How to Organize Your Life like a BOSS

  Running two businesses while simultaneously running a household, hosting events, and managing volunteering endeavors, well, I have to be organized, or my life will disintegrate. Imagine me to be the Yoda of planning and organization (about the same height but less green and WAY more fashion forward!). I find that efficiency, schedules, multitasking, and a […]

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Don’t Pigeon-Hole Your Life with NEVERs

The problem with having a strong opinion AND an outspoken personality is that when you make finite statements that include the word “never”, well, you sentence yourself to be judged by a jury of your friends and family when you change your oh-so-made-up-at-the-time mind. I may have been heard saying things like, “I NEVER want […]

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Why Is It So Hard to Make Friends as an Adult? | Duluth Moms Blog

Why Is It So Hard to Make Friends as an Adult?

People say that “breaking up is hard to do”, but what’s really hard is making friends as an adult! I’m not sure about you, but I love making new friends and meeting new people, but when I moved to the Duluth area this past May, I found myself feeling much like a dog behind some [...]
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What I Learned from Hosting My First Cookie Exchange | Duluth Moms Blog

What I Learned from Hosting My First Cookie Exchange

When I think about the holiday season, the blurry, whimsical childhood memories I reminisce about fade into pure stress bogged down with the pressure of finding the perfect gifts (gifts that evoke more happiness than the box they came in), hosting family and friends (without burning the house or family down), decorating (and trying to […]

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Why We Traded in the Big City for Duluth | Duluth Moms Blog

Why We Traded in the Big City for Duluth

My dad always used to love to reference our “Fresh Country Air”, but in my eye-rolling-quick-to-assume days of youth, I always thought he was somehow referencing the pungent odor of manure. What IS “Fresh Country Air”? I simply couldn’t discern the difference between the air surrounding our rural property and the excitement that beckoned in [...]
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