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Not the Birth Stories I Wanted to Have | Duluth Moms Blog

Not the Birth Stories I Wanted to Have

Easy pregnancies, natural births, bringing my little bundles home happy and healthy. That’s what I had planned. With both of my children, but it didn’t happen that way. My pregnancies consisted of appointment after appointment. Disappointment after disappointment. And, lots of prayer. Lots!   When I became pregnant with my daughter, the first couple of […]

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Finding My Mom Village

Before having kids, I thought the saying “It takes a village to raise a child” was a nice idea and sounded cute, but I didn’t think it would really apply to me. Don’t get me wrong, I loved the idea. My thoughts sounded more like “But I’m independent!  I won’t need help — I don’t want help.” […]

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An Average Day for a Work From Home Mom

I made the switch from working in an office setting (and later on an art studio) to working from home full time about six years ago. At the time I was juggling the demands of a standard 40 hour-a-week job, a steady stream of freelance writing work, and the discomforts of late-term pregnancy. Something had […]

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Summer Fashion: 5 Tips for Lovin’ on Your Mom Bod

It’s about that time of year again where almost every person is excited and hopeful for the warm summer months ahead but at times feels a little displeased when making the connection that your wardrobe is soon to shift into clothing that is a bit more revealing. We are about to ditch the sweaters and leggings […]

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