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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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On #goals: Re-finding Grit and Ferocity | Duluth Moms Blog

On #goals: Re-finding Grit and Ferocity

This year, after wanting to ski the Kortelopet for like, the last decade, I decided that this was the year: Kortelopet 2018. The Kortelopet is a ski race that’s half the distance of the world-class Birkiebeiner and is a reasonable (!) 29 kilometers in length. While some folks could (and I’m sure that some do!) […]

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The Power Within: My Experience with Placental Encapsulation

I was five months pregnant again, working full-time and running after my two-year-old toddler, and this pregnancy had me nervous. With my boy, I was so pleased to be pregnant: I felt more energetic, my rosacea cleared up, my fine hair became the thick mane of my dreams, my allergies dissipated, and my usual bouts [...]
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Mom Guilt

Why on earth do we put so much pressure on ourselves as moms? We have a constant inner battle with ourselves to do better or be better. Being a mom comes with enough challenges as it is. Adding “mom guilt” to the list is just one more thing we do not need to worry about. All […]

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