Our summer vacation started the winter before. I needed a book to read out loud to my kids, who were six and not quite two at the time. They were sharing a room and, to be honest, sometimes the only way to get them to settle in at night was to read one or two […]
After the birth of my fourth child, I had an Amniotic Fluid Embolism. I wrote in a previous post about it in case you are unfamiliar with the rare phenomenon. Coming home was terrifying because I was battling (and still battle with) short term memory loss (I’m a real life Dory!) and a litany of […]
Graduation season is upon us. Whether it’s your niece, neighbor, or your own child, it seems like everyone knows someone who’s graduating in any given year. For me, it’s my 5 year old twins’ preschool graduation. Yes, apparently that is a thing now. They will get robes and everything. Sheesh! It’s also the 54 seniors […]
What is the best place to be? Is it the beach? A restaurant? A church? A couch? I believe that the “best place to be” is different for every single person. What does a mom need? A child need? A dad need? What makes these places the best to each individual? Let’s chat. To be […]
Disclosure:: Our Second Annual BLOOM Event was sponsored by St. Luke’s and Clyde Iron Works whom we proudly support beyond the event. It’s always a pleasure to plan events alongside these businesses who always operate with a level of such professionalism and grace.
I slept on an apple last night. Were not talking one of those smaller ones that fit in the palm of your hand. We’re talking a very large crisp one that if it wasn’t purchased in bulk at Costco, it would probably cost $7 on its own. Rolling over and picking it up there was […]
It’s the evening before my monthly Duluth Moms Blog article is due. It’s later in the evening, about 9 pm. Ask me if I’ve started my post? Seriously, just ask. Welp, the answer is a big fat negative-NO. Nope. Nada. This is it… my first paragraph. Of course, I could easily explain make excuses as to why I’ve […]
As someone who talks to students, parents and others about Online Safety and Cyberbullying, I spend maybe a bit more time than the average person thinking about the Internet and Social Media. But, unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past few years, my guess is that you have also had various conversations about […]
Big thanks to Maurices for sponsoring this post and for honoring moms who do extraordinary things every day.