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Five Chores Even a 2-Year-Old Can Do | Rochester MN Moms Blog

5 Chores Even a Two-year-old Can Do

Getting stuff done around the house used to be easy. Cleaning was not a challenge. Then came two little people. Maintaining a clean house with a baby and a toddler is a bit of a challenge, mostly because these tiny little people have a funny habit of getting in the way when I am trying […]

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Mama is Going to Lose It!

    Do you ever have those days where crap is hitting the fan, or you feel like you are replaying the same scenes every SINGLE day, or you could just wish away certain scenarios from this season of your life? Well, I would do that in a second. Raising tiny human beings is CRAZY […]

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In the Raw: Parenting During a Sugar Detox | Rochester MN Moms Blog

In The Raw: Parenting During a Sugar Detox

My biggest mistake of 2015?  Letting my husband watch a food documentary three weeks before Christmas. Not just a Michael Pollan-esque “eat real food” documentary, a Sugar Documentary. We aren’t what I would consider a sugar-crazy family.  My 5 year-old boy has been known to scold strangers about high-fructose corn syrup.    So when my […]

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Living With The Worst Sleepers Ever

This is not an article about how to get your children to sleep. Oh boy, have we tried everything. When people hear our boys aren’t great sleepers, they usually offer advice. I don’t mind advice, because most people have good intentions; however, I have come to the realization that nothing but time will help our […]

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A Confession of Hu-mi-li-ty | Rochester MN Moms Blog

A Confession of Hu-mil-i-ty

We have probably all shuddered at the news of others’ job loss, serious illness, and life changing accidents. Many have likely lived through these events.  From the perimeter, I’ve dropped off meals, attended fundraisers, gathered and made donations, and made baskets for many silent auctions. I’ve felt good about those things, and the people involved […]

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Newsflash-My kids still need me! | Rochester MN Moms Blog

Newsflash–My Kids Still Need Me!

I spent my third and final year of grad school pregnant with my first child. When I graduated with my two-week-old baby in the audience, I was able to continue my career growth as I brought her to my new job. Soon she went to a wonderful daycare, which was a great experience for our […]

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