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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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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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Lighten Your Load: Rely on Reliable Insurance Agency

This post was sponsored by Reliable Insurance Agency, but the opinions within it are my own. I’m going to be honest with you. I spend the majority of my days in a haze of just barely getting by. It’s mid-winter, so at least one of my girls is sick with a cold. Or a flu. […]

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A Duluth Moms’ Guide to the Month of February 2017 | Duluth Moms Blog

A Duluth Mom’s Guide to the Month of February 2018

Like a golden-maned unicorn, a weekend free from obligations feels like a mythical thing; you always hold out hope that it exists, but you're not quite sure what you'll do once you stumble upon one. We say fill it with family fun! Stay prepared by tuning in regularly so we can keep you in the [...]
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