Instead of slumping through the doldrums of winter, wishing it away, what if I instead focused on using this time to better myself and the lives of those around me?  
  It's a Snow Day!  Whether you are super bummed or super pumped...your kids might be looking for things to do.  Check out this list of activities to make your snow day into the best day! Fore even MORE ideas,...
Although I don’t suffer from mom guilt, I do experience strong pangs of partner guilt.
As the winter wears on, my mind is on my college student friends. We all could use a little pick-me-up. Here's how to pack the best college care package.
Even though your sweet Lincoln is gone, he is not forgotten. When I hugged my boys this week, I hugged yours as well. Lincoln's story will change the world. It changed me for good.
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Arguing About Toots

This morning my son was arguing with me about whether or not I heard him toot. Yes, this was a real conversation in our house today. And honestly, I’m better for it.
Here is my story of growing up with an addicted parent, and how I am choosing to break the cycle of addiction.
Where and when possible establish new traditions or modify previous traditions that no longer work because of changing family dynamics.
Moms are some of the loneliest people I know. Maybe starting small and inviting more people to eat with us is an answer to our loneliness.
My dad recently came to stay for a few days. On the first morning of his visit, my middle son (who is 2 years old) came downstairs to wake us and asked, "Who is that guy?" My son didn't even know that 'that guy' asleep in the other room was his grandfather.

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Rochester MN Guide to Birthday Parties & Celebrations

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