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Parking Lot Shame | Duluth Moms Blog

Parking Lot Shame

Shame, for me, shows up in the least expected places, when I’m paying little attention. I was picking up a cake for my son, Ian’s, birthday party. I’d looked over my to-do list and was checking everything off, relieved that all the errands had been completed. I’d dealt with busy stores and Sunday afternoon traffic, […]

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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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My 2018 Mom Resolutions | Duluth Moms Blog

My 2018 Mom Resolutions

It’s that time again! This year I’m committing to making five small changes instead of one resolution. The more I think about resolutions the more I realize that it’s the little things that matter most. If I can make small changes day by day, the payoff will be bigger in the end! The happier I […]

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My Toddler Doesn’t Have a Bedtime

Do you ever get asked a parenting question that you answer back with “uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh….” and then a 3 minute explanation? No? That’s just me?  My current “uh” question is bedtime. “Oh what time does she go to bed??” UHHHHHHHHHHHH. She doesn’t have a bedtime.  But she’s not super in charge of me either.  I mean, […]

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Celebrating a December Birthday | Duluth Moms Blog

Celebrating a December Birthday

When we first started telling people I was pregnant with our firstborn naturally the first question was, “When are you due??” To which we responded, “December 22!” People almost always had the same response: Sympathy. People already felt sorry for our unborn baby who would have to share her birthday with the craziness that is […]

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