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On Saving Puffin Rainbow; That is to Say, Loving Your Kid Fiercely

The blood-curdling, “DADDY!  DADDY!!  DADDY!!!” galvanized me into immediate action. I sprinted from the flower bed that I was weeding to the direction the screams were coming from, paying no attention to the fact that I wasn’t “Daddy.” The tone in her voice was the tone that chills every mother’s heart. And Daddy wasn’t home […]

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Why This City Girl Gardens

I know. I know. You’re thinking, “Lady, I don’t have a green thumb. In fact, I have 2 black thumbs. If there were such a thing as a thumbless gardener, that’d be me. I can not grow stuff!” Here’s my secret. I kill houseplants. Never in my adult life have I ever been able to […]

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50 Plus Places to Visit Up the North Shore | Duluth Moms Blog

50 Plus Places to Visit Up the North Shore

While the Twin Ports has an endless amount of fun to offer families by the way of eateries, shopping, events, and outdoor trails, sometimes it’s nice to step out of our comfort zones and see what else the North Shore has to offer. Pack up the minivan with Goldfish crackers, sippy cups, a few diapers, and […]

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Finding Hidden Treasure’s at the Glensheen Mansion | Duluth Moms Blog

Finding Hidden Treasures at the Glensheen Mansion

Our partners at the Glensheen invited a few members of our team to experience their self-guided tours! Read about how their new treasure hunt books for kids can help them learn about the history and be involved with the tours on this lovely estate so your whole family can visit there this summer! “What are […]

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Preparing for Adventure: Packing a Summer Survival Kit

As Minnesotans, we know how to pack a car for the winter months; a winter survival kit, if you will. There’s always a small candle and some granola bars, matches and extra blankets, a shovel, and a snow brush for the windshield. The gas tank is almost always more than half full. I have a […]

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Your Guide to Fun on the Fourth of July

  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 […]

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Making Someone Else’s Garden Your Own

Do you have gardens in your life that just aren’t “you”? Perhaps you’ve inherited someone else’s garden and landscape design through purchasing a home. Or maybe you’ve had your gardens for so long, you (or the plants) have outgrown the original garden plan and you’re ready to try something new. Though it can be tempting […]

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How to Move to Minnesota

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 […]

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Ulitmate Guide to Summer in the Northland 2018

Ultimate Guide to Summer in the Northland 2018

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 […]

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