They say parents can determine their child's personality within the first week of life. As a mother of three small children, I have found this to be true. When my first-born daughter was less than a week old, I was desperately...
HAMMS Event is a one- day Minnesota Market for men, women and their pooches. HAMMS – Help A Minnesota Maker Succeed - part market, part crowd-funding event.  Also, the HAMMS Event happens to take place at the former Hamm's brewery shipping docks. Shop 25,000...
Have you ever noticed how hard it is to take a step back and let someone else help you? Even when it's what the doctor orders, when it's for your own well being or the safety of your own...

The Talk

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The talk. It's the dreaded phrase of every parent whose children are reaching the age of asking questions. I began having "the talk" when my oldest daughter was just an infant. Yes - I can almost see your eyes opening wide in...
To think that I might have some advice to offer mothers of young twins seemed foolish at first. My boys were born at 38 weeks and 3 days and both weighed well north of 6 lbs each. While I...
We've been talking about Twitter a bit more than usual lately.  Before you brush Twitter off as something you "just don't do," take  peek at our Twitter basics below, because it's just so easy to figure out and a...
Welcome to our brand new series TCMB Top Picks!  We would love to share our favorite things with you and will pick a new topic each time - today we're talking strollers! Our team has weighed in with what they...
Motherhood started before I ever planned it or thought I was ready.  When my first child was 10 months old, I winked at my husband over Chinese takeout and said," Let's get going on the next one, this pregnancy...
Awesome Brands. Loads of Giveaways. Lots of chitchat. Do we have your attention yet?! You’re invited to join City Moms Blog Network and our 35+ Sister Sites for a fun Twitter party where we’ll chat about 20+ of our network’s favorite products. After hearing about...
I grew up in Minnesota schools, and my parents are both teachers in local districts. We were steeped in the Minnesota school systems from the start, and now I have the opportunity to raise my son in the same!...
I nannied full-time for about five years before having my own little girlies {and even toted my first along for the next two years}, so of course, I was an expert when I first got pregnant. Ha!  I thought...

Going It Alone

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Parenting is hard.  You know.   Think of it- the diapers, the feedings, the shopping, the stupid and clunky safe and wonderful car seats, the redirecting, reading, singing (that same CD over and over), the discipline, the meal planning, the...
{Disclosure: The Twin Cities Moms Blog team was invited for a team event at Waxing the City Highland Park.  We received complimentary services and compensation for this review and are happy to rave about it in return!  We all...

On Transitioning to Two

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In about 9 weeks, we'll be welcoming a second little baby into our family! This pregnancy has been so very different than my first, and not in very good ways. I've been sick nearly the entire time, am much...

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Pick a side. That seems to be the mantra I’ve heard so often in 2020. It seems you can’t stay neutral, or...

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