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Introducing Duluth's 2018 Mother of the Year... Kelly Nelson-Kairos! | Duluth Moms Blog

Introducing Duluth’s 2018 Mother of the Year… Kelly Nelson-Kairos!

Recently, in partnership with Maurices for their #servicewithstyle campaign, we asked you to nominate your favorite mama to be Duluth's 2018 Mom of the Year. The nominations flooded our inbox and we felt so grateful to read about all of the amazing mothers who are raising beautiful families, working meaningful jobs, volunteering their free time, [...]
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Teaching Kindness and Volunteering: A Brand New Mother’s Day

My number one goal with raising my daughter, is teaching her to be kind. I know that is a broad statement, and I have a lot of little life lessons within that goal. She needs to know the joy of lifting someone else up. I want her to know that if she cannot donate financially […]

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Why I Tell My Girls They Run the World

I unapologetically tell my girls they run the world. It’s more than a Beyonce song, or  a t-shirt that says ” girl power.” I have been in a few situations lately where people have stopped my daughters to have what they think is a “diplomatic” conversation about how it takes boys to run the world, […]

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Everything I Own is Broken

Everything I own is broken. I mean, not really, but basically. I have nineteen remote controls that operate exactly zero things. There’s probably a raccoon in the attic again. Either that or an army of voles. I had to look up what a vole was when the thought occurred to me.  The dishwasher rack is […]

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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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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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An Open Letter to My Daughter on Her 21st Birthday | Duluth Moms Blog

An Open Letter to My Daughter on Her 21st Birthday

It’s the middle of the night the week before your 21st birthday and I can’t help but reflect back to back on the earlier years. The night you were born was the first major snowfall of the season. You were ready to come out and meet me and I was both excited and terrified of […]

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