TCMB Top Picks: Strollers

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Red Flag

This is a long story. Have no fear, I’ll make it short. My parents didn’t believe in dancing, but agreed to let me go to the prom with a family friend  who was a GOOD BOY. (red flag)   He borrowed his brother-in-law’s brand new  Catalina convertible for the evening. (red flag)   He, Alan, […]

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Giveaway! Two tickets for the May 3rd Fit4Mom Stroller Strides Class

Hey ladies!  We’d love for you to grab a friend and join us on May 3rd at Lake Harriet for our class with Fit4Mom Twin Cities!  Here’s the kicker – we’re going to pick TWO winners! Enter here and get all the details below:   We’re thrilled to be offering a class with Fit4Mom!  Emily […]

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Parenting a Strong-Willed Child

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 trying to get her to latch correctly when trying to feed her. Time and […]

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Mom in the Making

National Infertility Awareness Week April 20-April 26th It was late 2011, and I was coming down from the most amazing year of my life. It was the year I married my best friend on my family’s farm, surrounded by 300 of our friends and family. Jesse is my complete opposite, and hands down, the coolest […]

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Giveaway: HAMMS Event – May 3rd

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 square feet of products for men, women, and their pooches.  Meet the Minnesota Makers themselves, […]

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Relaxing as a Mom on TCMB

Taking it Easy and the Search for Supermom

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 unborn child, this sense of guilt grips at your heart and you just cannot let it […]

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10 ways you know you're pregnant again

10 Ways You Know You’re Pregnant… Again.

I’m expecting our second child in just a few weeks (ACK!!) and have been getting so uncomfortable. Which is normal. But in comparing notes from my first full pregnancy, I’m convinced: subsequent pregnancies are really, really hard. It seems that everything is just bigger, more noticeable and more pronounced (everything – not just my tummy!). […]

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Girls Night at the West End: The Raffle

We are SO excited about our upcoming BIG event, Girls Night at the West End! If you haven’t read all of the fantastic details yet, check out the event page here.  The raffle prizes are still coming in and we just couldn’t wait any longer to let you know all of the amazing prizes you […]

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The Talk

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 horror, but let me explain how conversations about sex work in our home […]

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Giveaway: Bump Club and Beyond BIG Basket

A big huge giveaway from Bump Club and Beyond Twin Cities today! Through dozens of premiere events every month, Bump Club and Beyond connects moms and moms-to-be in Chicago, Austin, San Francisco and here in the Twin Cities with one another and the best resources, experts and products around. Through local and national support, they […]

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