Watch the Construction at Home + A New Update | ♡ Heart of the City for Rochester Families ♡


This post is sponsored by Destination Medical Center Earlier this summer, Rochester Mom in partnership with Destination Medical Center launched a brand new summer series called ♡Heart of the City for Rochester Families ♡.  Our goal is to help families in the Rochester MN area know all about this special construction project, share fun details […]

Rochester MN is Finally Getting a Splash Pad

A splash pad is the #1 requested amenity amongst Rochester, MN families. And we’re finally getting one.

Spark Ready to Open to Members and the Community

Spark (formerly Minnesota Children’s Museum – Rochester) is ready to open it’s doors to members and the community on August 5th!

Vinyl: Music Appreciation With a Spin

Much to my surprise, vinyl has made a comeback in our house. It has introduced our preschooler to a whole new language and increased his level of fine motor skills as we’ve spent more time at home this year.

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As a registered dietitian, I decided to investigate the question: Are non-dairy ‘milks’ nutritionally adequate substitutes for children?

We Found Out About School


I want to be so bold as to suggest we lay down some guidelines for all of us for today…and the upcoming school year for that matter.  The onlyonlyonly way we are going to get through is with discernment, empathy, and civility.

Rochester MN Guide to August Events

There’s still a month of summer weather and laid back fun! Check out our family friendly guide to upcoming August events!

Our Seniors Miss Us! One Way to Say Hi Now

Residents of senior living centers and nursing homes are accustomed to a community within a community, but their normal has changed.

Rochester MN Guide to Cascade Lake Park

Located just 2.5 miles from downtown in what used to be a gravel mine, you’ll find beautiful Cascade Lake Park.

How a Pit Barrel Smoker Changed My Life

Little did I know then that our Pitbarrel smoker would be quite a life-changer for my family. We’ve experienced a lot of positives that I want to share. 

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Rochester MN is Finally Getting a Splash Pad

A splash pad is the #1 requested amenity amongst Rochester, MN families. And we're finally getting one.