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New Years Resolution: Menu Planning | Duluth Moms Blog

New Years Resolution: Menu Planning

Studies show that kids who cook with their parents, who actively help create the meal, are more likely to eat it and eat healthier. This is especially beneficial if you have a picky eater. Before we go any further, let’s just acknowledge that ALL kids are some sort of picky eater. And it’s not actually […]

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You're Doing a Good Job Mama | Duluth Moms Blog

You’re Doing a Good Job Mama

There are times I think I’m doing everything wrong as mother. It usually goes something like this: My kids eat too much pizza. They don’t hang out with friends enough. They don’t wear “cool enough” clothes. They aren’t involved in enough extracurricular activities . Or, I yell too much, and I don’t spend enough one-on-one […]

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The Eating Season | Duluth Moms Blog

The Eating Season: Winning Through the Holidays

The holidays spark all the feels. The cherished moments with kids, extended family, special events, and food “Glorious Food”. I think the actual definition of the holidays is “eat all the rich, heavy decadent, savory morsels. Put the scales away, hide the mirrors, and bring out every pair of stretchy pants you own”. We jump […]

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Celebrating a December Birthday | Duluth Moms Blog

Celebrating a December Birthday

When we first started telling people I was pregnant with our firstborn naturally the first question was, “When are you due??” To which we responded, “December 22!” People almost always had the same response: Sympathy. People already felt sorry for our unborn baby who would have to share her birthday with the craziness that is […]

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10 Ways to Help You Stay Sane This Holiday Season | Duluth Moms Blog

10 Ways to Help You Stay Sane This Holiday Season

Let’s face it, the holiday season is one of the most loved, joyous times of the entire year. It’s also one of the most stressful. On top of everything else moms have to do, add on Christmas shopping, cooking, baking, bringing treats to school, work, buying all the gifts, wrapping, shipping to out of town […]

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5 holiday gift ideas under $75; presented by Maurices | Duluth Moms Blog

5 Holiday Gift Ideas Under $75 Presented By Maurices

Recently, we sent Duluth Moms Blog writer Gina to our local Maurices to shop for holiday goodies for some of her favorite women on her gift giving list. We know you've got a few of them on your list, too--the teacher who always goes above and beyond, the babysitter who's (thankfully) always available, the best [...]
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Happy Birthday to Us! Let’s treat ourselves by looking back at our top 12 posts of the year.

What an incredible year this has been! Duluth Moms Blog is bursting with pride today on the first anniversary of our launch. We started out small and full of passion about what we wanted to do: bring a sense of togetherness and connection among moms of the Northland. In just a year's time we've grown [...]
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9 Simple Ways to Make the World More Beautiful | Duluth Moms Blog

9 Simple Ways to Make the World More Beautiful

There’s no pretty way of saying it: the news is straight up horrific these days. It shouts of heartbreak and brokenness and terror and bullies of every age. I couldn’t count on my set of hands how many times people have said to me, “I’m just so sad this is the world I’m bringing up […]

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Back Seat Conversations: Let’s Talk About Feelings

“Why did you make that sound Mama?” came the question from the back seat of the car as we were making our morning rounds to school and daycare dropoffs. It caught me by surprise when I realized this little person was talking about my “sigh.” She had caught something and was puzzled by a reaction […]

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