My husband and I were driving in the car the other day and talking about how much we have changed since we got married because of circumstances that have happened in our lives since saying, I do. We discussed...
I recently finished Michelle Obama's most recent book Becoming. In honor of Women's History Month, I felt it fitting that this book has inspired me as a mom, as a woman, and as a working professional. I felt connected...
After 5 years of having a two working parent household, my wife and I were fortunate enough to be able to make the change to one working parent and a stay at home parent. We went from life with one...

Wherever You Wave

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I dropped my kids off this morning in the school’s circle drive. The drop-off area is always a sea of minivans, SUVs, cars and daycare buses, each loaded with kids, backpacks and snow gear. The moms, dads, childcare providers...
I was recently summoned for jury duty and the first thing that came to mind was “Well, that’s inconvenient.” Now I need to preface this story with the fact that I had already postponed once. My initial summons was...

No “I”

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My husband and I have been married for over 10 years now. It honestly keeps getting better and better. Until it doesn't. {Photos by KNZ Photography} We had gotten into a groove to where I never thought anything could go wrong. And...
I love being home with my kids. Taking the mornings slow and not needing to rush out the door. Drinking my coffee out of something other than a travel mug. Being able to nurse my baby whenever he needs....
As silly at it sounds, reaching the end of a favorite TV series makes me feel deflated, empty, an embarrassingly deep sense of loss.   The end of maternity leave? Let's just say I'm struggling today, and I know it's just...

Choosing Presence

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"If you had a full bank account and a clear calendar, what would you do?" I'm reading Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist right now for the second time and that's one of the questions she asks. The second time around...
The last time we talked, I explained to you that I explored dot journaling last fall as a way to keep the many moving pieces of my life together.  I suggested some items to search, gave you a basic...
Twin Cities Moms Blog was founded with a primary purpose to connect moms. Connect them with each other, connect with resources, and connect with all that our area has to offer. We so loved our Moms Night Out events...

Out of Reach

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I recently attended a meeting where I was introduced as the owner of a local wine bar & bistro, a mom of three young girls and a freelance writer. Then came the words that every mama simultaneously loathes and...
Like many moms, the morning routine has always been my gig. For the first three years of parenthood, I was solely a stay at home mom to one late riser. The mornings were (dare I say it)...easy. My oldest...

Three Means Go

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This summer, we welcomed our third little girl. She is pure joy and so incredibly loved by her sisters and parents. Even the dog seems on board with her arrival. In this busy season of life, I often describe...

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Ordinary Mornings, Extraordinary Milestones

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Mom. Three simple letters that come together to form a word that carries so much meaning, so much emotion, so much love. Countless times...
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