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2018 Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite Duluth Mom Today!

2018 Duluth Mom of the Year! You already know her. She's the mom who is likely short on time. She could be ultra organized or completely scatterbrained. Her kids are perfectly poised or total monkeys. She either manages the house, a professional workload, extra community engagement or she just makes it through the day. Perhaps [...]
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Confessions of a Work from Home Mom

Going through college and graduate school, I never EVER imagined that I’d work from a home office. Being a very social person, I always imagined myself working in a school until I retired, then after retirement I’d volunteer at a school until I eventually moved into an assisted living home where I’d also be surrounded […]

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Trying to Embrace My Resting Nice Face

Raise your hand if you’re familiar with the cultural RBF phenomenon. All of a sudden men, women, and the media are referring to women who don’t automatically assume a pleasant-to-look-at expression, typically when they aren’t engaging in conversation, as suffering from RBF. I’m conflicted in the way I feel about its etymology. On one hand, it […]

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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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14 days of Valentines | Duluth Moms Blog

14 Days of Valentines

I’ve been a proponent of holidays for my entire life. I love to decorate and I love to give little gifts to my special people and Valentine’s Day is absolutely no different. Christmas decorations come down; hearts and red and pink begins slowly making it’s way around my house. I love sending out Valentine’s cards. […]

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