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A Lesson in ‘Slow Down’ from an 8-year-old

I probably tell my soon-to-be-8-year-old to “hurry up” a half-dozen times a day. Whether it’s urging her to complete her homework, to catch up with me on a walk or to complete her (very short) list of daily chores, I’m regularly urging Sophia to move faster. Why? Because that’s what I “need” — or at […]

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Grocery Shopping with Kids: Survival Guide

Grocery Shopping with Kids: Survival Guide!

It came to my attention recently that some of my mom friends get a babysitter in order to do their errands and grocery shopping. Since my husband has always worked long hours and often on weekends–especially when our kids were small–I’ve always braved the stores with them. As they’ve grown, here are the techniques I […]

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Fall Comfort Food

Fall Comfort Food Favorites

We don’t know about you, but as soon as the calendar indicates a season change, the mornings are a bit more crisp and we see that first brightly colored leaf on our evening walk…it seems our taste buds change. Suddenly we are craving everything spiced,  every single soup, and comfort good dinners.  To be honest, […]

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Has Winter Come Early? Minnesota Children’s Museum – Rochester

Have you heard the news yet?  We’re having an early winter!  An early winter at the Minnesota Children’s Museum – Rochester that is! Recently, the Children’s Museum unveiled two brand new exhibits that allow you to explore, experience and engage in all new ways! The first new exhibit is called Snowball: Winter Fun. (October 7, 2015 […]

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