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Preparing for Adventure: Packing a Summer Survival Kit

As Minnesotans, we know how to pack a car for the winter months; a winter survival kit, if you will. There’s always a small candle and some granola bars, matches and extra blankets, a shovel, and a snow brush for the windshield. The gas tank is almost always more than half full. I have a […]

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Parenting a Blended Family

I was driving to the grocery store with my husband’s daughter one morning. He wasn’t actually my husband then, and she was a squeaky-voiced elementary school girl who was with us for her weekend visitation. It was summer in Kansas City, but early enough in the morning that the heat and humidity hadn’t completely sapped […]

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14 days of Valentines | Duluth Moms Blog

14 Days of Valentines

I’ve been a proponent of holidays for my entire life. I love to decorate and I love to give little gifts to my special people and Valentine’s Day is absolutely no different. Christmas decorations come down; hearts and red and pink begins slowly making it’s way around my house. I love sending out Valentine’s cards. […]

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New Years Resolution: Menu Planning | Duluth Moms Blog

New Years Resolution: Menu Planning

Studies show that kids who cook with their parents, who actively help create the meal, are more likely to eat it and eat healthier. This is especially beneficial if you have a picky eater. Before we go any further, let’s just acknowledge that ALL kids are some sort of picky eater. And it’s not actually […]

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