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I Don't Drink Coffee | Duluth Moms Blog

I Don’t Drink Coffee

I don’t drink coffee… “Really?” I’m often asked by other moms. “Why?” Is usually the next question… Followed by, “Then how do you do it?” I drink a lot of wine! The secret is out… just kidding! Well kind of… Ok but seriously here is the truth… I’ve tried drinking coffee a few times. It makes me […]

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Marshall School: Cultivating Confident and Curious Students

This post is sponsored by Marshall School but all opinions contained within are my own.Want to hear a silly confession? I began researching preschools for my daughter before she was even born. By the time she was a year old, I had narrowed our choices down to three. But maybe you’re thinking, “That’s not so […]

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Why We Traded in the Big City for Duluth | Duluth Moms Blog

Why We Traded in the Big City for Duluth

My dad always used to love to reference our “Fresh Country Air”, but in my eye-rolling-quick-to-assume days of youth, I always thought he was somehow referencing the pungent odor of manure. What IS “Fresh Country Air”? I simply couldn’t discern the difference between the air surrounding our rural property and the excitement that beckoned in [...]
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How I Took Control of My Life with Meal Planning | Duluth Moms Blog

How I Took Control of My Life with Meal Planning

Kids yelling “MOM – What’s for dinner tonight? What? I don’t like that!”  “MOM, I’m starving and I have to be at hockey in 20 minutes.” Me, looking in the fridge wondering what I can make that’s nutritious and takes 5 minutes to create. Panic sets in; total chaos erupts in the kitchen.  Sound familiar […]

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Strange New Worlds | Duluth Moms Blog

Strange New Worlds

Captain’s Log, Stardate 10.19.2016 Our three-person crew entered Kinder Quadrant just six weeks ago, and we are still adjusting to this strange new world.   This morning, I came to realize it’s time for “The Talk.” “But Sarah,” I hear voices crying out. “She’s only 5 years old!” What?  No…no, not THAT talk! Hopefully we […]

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Grief is Eternal | Duluth Moms Blog

Grief is Eternal

Recently I find myself attending a memorial service for a young man who’s life was cut too short. Music plays serenely in the background as those who knew and loved him gather to honor and celebrate his life. Beautiful poetry is read and speeches are given, a slide show of memories plays in the background […]

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The Perfect "Mom" Sport: Curling | Duluth Moms Blog

The Perfect “Mom” Sport: Curling

It starts with a hand shake and a coin toss.  It is relatively quiet at the beginning – just small talk amongst the teammates and competitors.  I am usually the first up for my team.  I get down and watch as my skip wordlessly signals where I should throw the rock.  If I am on […]

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