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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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Happy Birthday to Us! Let’s treat ourselves by looking back at our top 12 posts of the year.

What an incredible year this has been! Duluth Moms Blog is bursting with pride today on the first anniversary of our launch. We started out small and full of passion about what we wanted to do: bring a sense of togetherness and connection among moms of the Northland. In just a year's time we've grown [...]
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12 Steps To Recovery: Other Moms Who Are Not Superheroes, Or Sidekicks

Sometimes it’s okay to admit we can’t be it all. I can’t do everything and do everything supermom does. I can’t even do what her sidekick does. It takes courage to admit when we fall. Sometimes I crash too. It’s okay to “couch parent” after the rough nights, and have the extra latte to get […]

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The Baader-Meinhoff Phenomenon

“Everyone should see a counselor six times in their lives…” I heard that phrase twice in a short period. Does that ever happen to you?  Here’s exactly what I typed into the magical google machine: “what the effect called when you learn something new, and then keep hearing about it.” Can you spot the glaring typos? […]

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An Open Letter to the Papa That Never Was, But Always Will Be

Today was messy. It was another day that started like the rest that I am always thankful for. Our family of four was up before the sun rose. My son may or may not have been up and fussing a few times during the night. I spent the majority of the day chasing our littles [...]
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