Karri Larson

Karri Larson
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Funkytown is…Midtown Global Market

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I love that my kids embrace city living. The Twin Cities truly has so much to offer, and each city is unique in its own right. From learning about the local history of the...

My Biggest Fear

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Of all the posts I have written for Twin Cities Moms Blog, this is by far the hardest. Not because the content is controversial or because I am conflicted about what to say. It's...

When You Disagree With Your Husband

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Marriage is wonderful. hard. lovely. difficult. rich.  Adding children to a marriage definitely enhances all those realities. Before having kids, my husband and I had to discuss and agree on a house to buy,...

Embracing Milestone Birthdays

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There is something about milestone birthdays that make it the perfect opportunity to reflect on your life. Turning 27 or 34 is considered no big deal, chalked up to "just another year"... but turning...

Nurturing a Helpful Heart Part 2

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In Part 1 of Nurturing a Helpful Heart, I wrote about some ways I have tried to foster a spirit of sharing and caring in our house. Here in Part 2, I want to...

A New Holidazzle Tradition

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Change is hard. I'm a creature of habit. For as long as I can remember, the holiday festivities in downtown Minneapolis were a highlight of the Christmas season. We'd wake up early on a...

Nurturing a Helpful Heart Part 1

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Martin Luther King Jr. said it best: Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? I have shared here before about the struggles my son faces with ADHD. Even though he...

12 Hacks for a Healthier Halloween

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Friday night, moms all across the Twin Cities are going to collapse into bed exhausted (but smiling) from all the Halloween festivities. Saturday morning, upon waking up, they will quickly realize the tricks of Halloween are...

The Little Gym {Sponsored Post}

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{Twin Cities Moms Blog has partnered with The Little Gym for this sponsored post - read on to see why this is such a great spot to take your kids, big or small. You...

15 Things To Do in Minnesota Over MEA Break

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I remember the encounter vividly.  It's hard to forget when your normally pasty white face turns 10 shades of red in front of (what felt like) hundreds of people. There I was, standing in...

Music for Kids…and for Moms

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"And it's hard to love, there's so much to hate Hanging on to hope, when there is no hope to speak of and the wounded skies above, say its much too late Well maybe we should all...

Road Trip to a Pizza Farm

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For a couple of years now I've been hearing friends talk about a pizza farm selling made-to-order pies that are so good they were making the drive weekly just to get a little slice...

Destination Stillwater

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Do you ever feel like you just want to get away? Maybe take a little break from the routine and have something to look forward to? Does planning a big trip seem too cumbersome...

Mom’s Guide to Summer in the Cities – August Edition

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I had an epiphany a few weeks ago and it rocked me to my core...I only have 8 summers left with my 10 year old and 10 summers left with my 8 year old! That's...