Solo parenting with your partner across the world is not for the faint of heart. But military mamas don’t have to go at it alone either. I’ve gathered up a few ways that I’ve made our daily lives simpler, which in turn, makes me breathe easier when my love is miles and miles and miles […]
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Are you still undecided about how and where you’ll spend the Fourth of July? We’ve rounded up several area events to help you plan your Independence Day. Take the kiddos to a parade or festival, let them enjoy dancing to music and gobbling up tasty food, and then settle in on blankets and lawn […]
The birds are chirping, the trees are budding, and the sun is shining. Spring has finally decided to grace us with its presence. Can I get an amen? When spring rolls around I get an itch to organize, clean, and declutter my home. There’s nothing better than opening the windows to let in the fresh […]
Most people think of Memorial Day as the official start of summer; that it’s a three-day weekend spent opening up the lake cabin or going on a picnic. But this day is much more than that. A Quick History According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, on May 5, 1868, three years after the Civil […]
Minnesota is pretty great. Sure, sure we get a bad reputation because of the harsh winters, and it’s mostly truth. The polar bears we ride into work every day are tough to park, but we make do. Lately, I’ve noticed an influx of social media comments and questions from mamas who are moving to […]
Thank you to Vertical Endeavors for sponsoring our Ultimate Guide to Summer and for their commitment to being an source of family fun in all seasons of the year, including the summer months! Located in the heart of Canal Park, Vertical Endeavors offers climbing for all ages and abilities. They own the North Shore’s largest climbing facility as […]
Disclosure:: Our Second Annual BLOOM Event was sponsored by St. Luke’s and Clyde Iron Works whom we proudly support beyond the event. It’s always a pleasure to plan events alongside these businesses who always operate with a level of such professionalism and grace.
Big thanks to Maurices for sponsoring this post and for honoring moms who do extraordinary things every day.
Cancer sucks. I wish I were more eloquent but: cancer sucks. It has been both my personal and professional experience that not only does it suck, but it’s also a thief! A cancer diagnosis and the associated treatment(s) (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation) can rob one of their energy, their health, their confidence. Relationships and roles change […]
My number one goal with raising my daughter, is teaching her to be kind. I know that is a broad statement, and I have a lot of little life lessons within that goal. She needs to know the joy of lifting someone else up. I want her to know that if she cannot donate financially […]