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The Exhausted Empath

It’s hard. It’s hard feeling as though you are everyone’s “person”. Most obviously, I am the go to for my kids; I am their person for the good, the bad, the really bad (teaching them that we don’t dunk our raisins in the toilet before we eat them). I am definitely their person. I am […]

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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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