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Diary of a Wimpy Mom | Rochester MN Moms Blog

Diary of a Wimpy Mom

I confess that I am a wimpy mom. I don’t homeschool, and am in fact terrified of the idea. I prefer to pay $2.35 for “hot lunch” at school while my version of “cold lunch” is a strict diet of peanut butter and jelly. Cake mixes are still a lot of work. And if you […]

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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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Looking for an Orthodontist? Don't Make These 4 Common Mistakes! | Rochester MN Moms Blog

Looking for an Orthodontist? Don’t Make These 4 Common Mistakes!

{We’ve partnered with Collins Orthodontics to provide you with an overview of their services. Rochester MN Moms Blog partners with brands and organizations we know will benefit our readers, so we are thrilled to let you know about this business.} By Grant Collins, D.D.S., M.S. All orthodontists are created equal, right? Of course not! Just like any […]

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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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