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Creating a Positive Self Image for My Daughter

Sorry, not sorry, for all the transformation posts on my Facebook page.  You see, I’m not doing it for attention or all the comments–positive or negative–I am doing it to be a role model to my children, especially my daughter, and show them that, regardless of shapes and sizes, all bodies are beautiful.   Where […]

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Experiencing a Holiday Wonderland at the Glensheen

This post is sponsored by the Glensheen but all thoughts and opinions within are my own. Every time we drive by the Glensheen Mansion on London Road in Duluth, my daughter tells me,  “In my whole twelve years of living I have never been to the Glensheen. We need to change that.” She’s right. We did […]

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How I Took Control of My Life with Meal Planning | Duluth Moms Blog

How I Took Control of My Life with Meal Planning

Kids yelling “MOM – What’s for dinner tonight? What? I don’t like that!”  “MOM, I’m starving and I have to be at hockey in 20 minutes.” Me, looking in the fridge wondering what I can make that’s nutritious and takes 5 minutes to create. Panic sets in; total chaos erupts in the kitchen.  Sound familiar […]

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I Will Survive the Tween Years and My Daughter Will Too | Duluth Moms Blog

I Will Survive the Tween Years and My Daughter Will Too

The Tween Years. The ages between 8-12, where they are not quite a teenager but not a child either. Care.com suggests it can be a wildly exciting and tumultuous time for us parents and our child.  Wildly exciting might be an understatement – somedays I’m not sure who this person living with me is because it’s certainly not […]

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