Danielle Kleiner

As the Director of Operations for Twin Cities Moms Blog, Danielle loves that she gets the opportunity to do "a little bit of everything" including team management, sales strategy, helping with our events, building our comprehensive guides, and even writes from time to time! Her favorite part of her job is building relationships with readers and sponsors. Danielle is a proud 7 on the enneagram and loves to find the FUN in everything. Her latest exciting adventure? She recently moved from the suburbs to St. Paul and her family is relishing every ounce of the city life. Her family is made up of her husband, Ethan, and their two daughters, Emersyn (2013) and Arden (2017). She is the Minnesota State Fair's number one fan, a frequent visitor to her nearest Starbucks drive thru, and she fully believes that leopard print is a neutral. After experiencing a challenging road to motherhood, Danielle has a heart specifically for supporting moms through miscarriage, secondary infertility, and adoption.
Plan Your Next Getaway to the Wilderness Resort | Twin Cities Mom Collective

Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells: Your Next Family Getaway

As the world opens up again, travel is at the top of so many families' lists for how they want to spend their summer! Just a quick three hours from the Twin Cities metro,...

When Trying Gets Tough: The Troubling Truth About Secondary Infertility

National Infertility Awareness Week April 18 - 24, 2021 Anyone can be challenged to have a family. No matter your race, religion, sexuality or economic status, infertility does not discriminate. National Infertility Awareness Week focuses on removing...
What is it about The Minnesota State Fair? | Twin Cities Mom Collective

What is it about The Minnesota State Fair?

For my entire adult life, I have owned the self-proclaimed title of: The Biggest Fan of the Minnesota State Fair. You might think I am exaggerating, but friends, I assure you I am not. When we...

Twin Cities Health Guide

Welcome to the Twin Cites Mom Collective Health Guide! We've gathered together a wealth of resources for you from OB's and Doulas, to shopping and Pediatric specialists of all kinds. Whether you're a first time...
EyePromise | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Screen Time + Eye Health: What Can We Do To Help Our Kids?

Screen time. This topic is a daily struggle in our home. We are constantly asking ourselves: how much is too much? How much is acceptable? How much time is she spending on screens when we...
Be Generous this Holiday Season | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Making Generosity the Focus of Your Holiday Season

Maybe you have, like me, heard a few of these words this holiday season: "Mom, I REAAAALLLLLY want this!" "Can I have a pen to circle everything I like in this toy catalog?" *insert circling of...

This Wasn’t What I Had Planned

I’m a control freak. I always have been. I was the kid that delegated my friends their proper roles when we played "house". I remember losing my paper planner in junior high and having a full...

Minnesota State Fair: New 2017 Foods Released!

It's here - IT'S HERE! A day I look forward to every year. It's up there with my birthday, Christmas, and the start of a new year. It's the release of... the 2017 NEW Minnesota...

Spending Less to Live More

It was right around our daughter’s first birthday that we realized we needed to start creating a budget. Diapers, formula, tons of cute teeny tiny baby clothes, and (of course) several weekly trips to...

5 Ways You Can Support a Military Mom

My husband proudly served our country for eight years, and I still count those as the toughest years of my life. From the separation to the crippling fear to the just straight up loneliness,...

I Just Don’t See It

A friend came over for a play date the other day with her son and newborn baby. The first thing she said when she walked in the door was, “Sorry for my greasy hair.” But...
10 Things That Happen When You're The Young Mom | Twin Cities Moms Blog

When You’re The Young Mom

I'm the young mom. You know, the one who got engaged to her high school sweetheart at 19, married at 20, and had my first child at 22. I've gotten all kinds of stares...

Freeze Time with Unilever | Twin Cities Moms Blog

{Disclosure: We have partnered with Mirum Shopper to bring you this sponsored post. Opinions are 100% our own.}   Once June hits in Minnesota, everyone starts celebrating that summer has finally arrived. I totally understand because...