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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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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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4 Tips to Keep Date Night Alive, Without Leaving the House | Duluth Moms Blog

4 Tips to Keep Date Night Alive, Without Leaving the House

I know that making time for my husband and our relationship is important. Before we had kids, date nights were more frequent and simpler to plan. But now, we really don’t get out much. It is so easy to come up with reasons not to make date night a priority. Money, childcare, time, planning ahead, […]

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Why Is It So Hard to Make Friends as an Adult? | Duluth Moms Blog

Why Is It So Hard to Make Friends as an Adult?

People say that “breaking up is hard to do”, but what’s really hard is making friends as an adult! I’m not sure about you, but I love making new friends and meeting new people, but when I moved to the Duluth area this past May, I found myself feeling much like a dog behind some [...]
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To All the Kind Strangers: Thank You

Motherhood definitely has its perks. Warm cuddles, kisses and hugs. Built-in playmates. The pride in your offspring’s accomplishments. Mother’s Day. And the pure, simple joy only a child can bring. I don’t know about you but I have experienced one other perk of motherhood that has been totally unexpected: The kindness of complete strangers. People […]

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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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