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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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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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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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From Blindsided to Beyond Blessed {Birth Defects Prevention Month} | Duluth Moms Blog

From Blindsided to Beyond Blessed {Birth Defects Prevention Month}

“Your baby has a birth defect.”  Words no mother should ever have to hear.  Yet there I was at a measuring ultrasound, with a new doctor who specialized in ultrasounds because my regular OBGYN happened to be booked solid and the measuring issue was apparently pertinent. I was alone, anticipating hearing the sound of my […]

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Failure to Thrive: Journey with an Underweight Child | Duluth Moms Blog

Failure to Thrive: Journey with an Underweight Child

I was checking the date of my daughter’s next appointment in her online medical record account and there it was, “failure to thrive”. It was listed in black and white under her current medical problems. I knew in my head that it was just describing the fact that her weight had slipped below the 1st […]

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