When most people think of October, fall leaves changing colors, pumpkin spice, Halloween, and pumpkins come to mind. But if you are someone who has had breast cancer, all you see is pink. You walk into the grocery store...
Remember the early days of this pandemic when there was a veritable run on hand sanitizer, amongst other normally basic household items? It seemed as though overnight, toilet paper, eggs and hand sanitizer became worth more than my car.  Now,...
This is a back-to-school like no other! Usually, we talk about the flu or how often kids contract colds or run fevers. This year, Minnesota moms are bracing for an entirely different school year thanks to COVID-19. No matter...
Ear tubes are a common procedure that many children experience. In fact, over one million ear tube surgeries are performed in the United States each year. This means that nearly 1 in 15 children in the US will receive...
With my third pregnancy, I thought I knew what to expect when it came to having my 2nd c-section and fourth child. However, going in for my weekly ultrasound and blood pressure check at 36 weeks changed all of...
With my running shoes in hand, I tiptoe out the front door, closing it gently so as not to wake the napping house. It is early but already the sun creeps from behind the trees casting a glow over...
Kids like to spread the love—in hugs and kisses, snuggles and tickles. Ask a child to social distance and you’ll find them bent over some game head-to-head with a friend. So what’s a parent to do during a pandemic...
Life has looked different for many months. Whether working from home, caring for children, supporting distance learning or some combination of the above, there is little time to be alone or take care of yourself. As we continue to...
We want to connect moms who are seeking help to resources within our community that can provide hope. Below are several organizations that can help with issues related to mental health and abuse. "So please reach out. Connect with that...
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 mom looking for your child's...
Over the past few years, my family has transitioned to eating less meat. For various reasons: we know a diet filled with plants offers many health benefits compared to one that is heavy in (especially processed) meat. We know...
  I don’t know about you, but the last few months have been out of the ordinary. From a bout of Influenza B in February that lasted weeks and affected the entire family to the uncertain and unexpected times we...
With the evolving news on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, we know young children are seeing things on TV and/or overhearing conversations which might be frightening or confusing to them. Here are some ideas about responding to children’s questions and concerns...
It's really important to us that you feel cared for in the middle of all that you're doing to take care of your family. Moms do a lot of looking out for others in their home, and with that...

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