Kim

Kim
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Kim was born, raised, and got both her bachelors and masters degrees in the Twin Cities. She married her best friend, Ryan, 9 years ago and together they have 2 kids, a daughter (4 years) and a son (2 years). Kim is the Community Involvement Coordinator for Twin Cities Moms Blog and Rochester MN Moms Blog. She's passionate about building community and helping moms get connected, feel supported, and be encouraged. She loves being outdoors--camping, hiking, running, cooking and baking, making wine, and occasionally being crafty. She believes laughter is the best way to keep your sanity as a parent and loves swapping stories with other moms.

Best Audiobooks for a Silent Road Trip

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Last year I shared My Secret to a Silent Car with Young Kids. In case you missed it, my secret is those glorious listening gems known as audiobooks. My love for audiobooks is pretty...

The 30-Minute Spa

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Something magical happened to me the other day. I was transported to a high class spa and treated like a queen! I soaked in a tub with the most soothing of oils and aromas....

What I Learned About Mommy Wars by Running a 5K

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Technically it was a 6K. And while that doesn't matter in the purpose of this post, it certainly matters if you're running and not a "runner." That extra half mile-ish feels like you're wearing lead...

Holiday Cookies and Treats for the Lazy Mom

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There are certain Christmas staples in our house, things we MUST do every year: go see the lights, wear Christmas pajamas, watch White Christmas, Christmas Vacation, and Elf, and make and decorate Christmas cookies. I...

Kindness Cards with FREE Printable!

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I'm all about family traditions. I LOVE them...for any holiday! They pull our family together and help us feel more connected. Whether it's eating green food on St. Patrick's Day, getting socks for Valentine's Day,...

Every Mom Needs a Selfie Stick

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So, I bought a selfie stick. Yup. I'm a 30-year old woman with two kids (and two cats) rocking a 2.72-foot extendable selfie stick complete with a wireless bluetooth remote. Makes you want to follow me...

Tips on Teaching Gratefulness with Children’s Minnesota (+ Printable!)

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There are some serious contentment issues happening in our house lately. Is it 4-year-olds? Like "terrible twos," "threenager," and "never satisfied number four." Seriously, what is happening?! That's not entirely fair. My 4-year-old daughter isn't like...

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train 2016

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Eeeeek! I'm so excited about the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returning this year! Last year was our family's first time seeing it and it was glorious. Because of our son's sleeping schedule, we opted for...

I Might Be a Mean Mom…

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I failed as a parent today. Or I think I did. I'm not sure. Do you ever wonder if your kids are going to end up in therapy because you didn't give them enough...

6 Ways CostCo Has Helped Raise My Kids

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Ask me how my love affair with Costco began and I'll tell you about the best wedding gift we received. A friend of ours was working at CostCo at the time and gave us a...

Band of Mothers

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I LOVE my mom friends! I have a handful of close friends who are also moms and honestly, I don’t think I could survive parenting without them. They are my sanity keepers, my therapists,...

Pediatric Chiropractors and Cold Season: How They Can Help!

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{Disclaimer: We were given the opportunity to experience our partners at Seasons Family Chiropractic firsthand. While this post is sponsored, all opinions are 100% our own!} Three times. I have two kids and both kids required three...

First Day of School Signs: FREE Printable

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It's HERE - the first day of school! Whether you are crying over your coffee or dancing away from the bus stop, we've got some easy to use, ready to go FREE printables for your...

Window Bingo: FREE Printable for Rainy Day Fun

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I work from home part-time and my kids stay home with me full-time. It's nuts. Most days I wake up at 5:15am to get some work in before they're up at 7am, squeeze in some more...