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Is a Charter School the Right Choice for Your Family?

This post is written in partnership with Kato Public Charter School Can you believe the start of the school year is nearly here?  Are you looking for another choice for education for your 6th through 12th grade student in Mankato? Charter schools offer a unique learning environment with small class sizes, performance-based education closely related […]

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Happy Birthday to Us :: A Year in Review

One year ago today our site went live.  I remember that morning well, I woke up filled with excitement and anxiety.  Would anyone read the posts?  Would moms in the community think the information offered was helpful?   Well, it has been a whirlwind of a year and we have been overwhelmed by the amazing people […]

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I Hired A Hot Nanny

I hired a hot nanny. How’s that for clickbait? Now that I’ve got your attention, please hold your judgement and let me give you the backstory… It was the middle of winter and I had a 6 month old baby. We had just started working with a pediatric sleep consultant because we were so completely […]

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Now you’re just somebody that I used to know

It was a cold, rainy day in January the day I left my husband. Mistakes We both made mistakes that led to the crumble of our marriage. The emotional and verbal abuse I was enduring from him was getting worse. I assumed it was normal to be called names every day. I assumed it was […]

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National Night Out: Befriend Your Neighbors

This morning as my kids and I started off on a walk, I noticed our new neighbors hadn’t brought their garbage and recycling to the curb. Overflowing after their move, the cans were heavy and gross.  But with my kids’ help, we rolled them out. They are new and likely didn’t know today was garbage […]

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Camping With Kiddos..How This Mama Survives

Camping with littles: how our family survives! It’s summer in the land of 10,000 lakes.  Camping is a normal thing to do as well as grilling, swimming, and bonfires; but how do you still enjoy these activities after you have kids?! I grew up in a family where we only rented a cabin 1 time […]

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