Author Archive | Gina


The Nasty Nines

He argues with me at every turn. He’s rude, argumentative, moody and confrontational about everything. It feels like there is constantly rage bubbling under the surface and I find myself almost fearful of asking him to put his laundry away or put his dishes in the dishwasher. “You don’t get to talk to me like […]

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The Sandwich Generation | Duluth Moms Blog

The Sandwich Generation

Sandwich Generation: A generation of people (usually in their 30s or 40s) who care for their aging parents while supporting their own children. Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience. In that moment, someone else’s happiness becomes so much more important than your own. They become your universe, your heart, your life. The trouble is […]

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I pack their lunches with my face half-plastered to my obnoxiously large phone most mornings. More days than not, when they come bounding in the front door with a, “HI MOM,” from school, I’m kissing their dirty little cheeks while simultaneously frantically trying to wrap up some loose ends at work. I show up for […]

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Two years ago, we proclaimed independence from the man (read: decided to stay home for Thanksgiving instead of traveling to see family), and I did the only thing I could think of to do at the time. I embarked on a solo mission. The mission was to cook each and every aspect of a Thanksgiving […]

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