We have all heard of empty nest syndrome, when your children graduate and move out of the home. But, what about just before that stage— when your kids are in their teens, having increased independence and craving freedom to become...
What’s that saying when you admit you were wrong…eating crow? Yeah, I’m doing a lot of that these days. I have had kids in my life over the years as a "bonus mom," but in July of 2019 I...
Even though it was over 10 years ago, I remember the "Goldfish cracker moment" so clearly. I was a junior in college visiting my older sister who was knee deep in motherhood. Between her rambunctious three-year-old, inquisitive two-year-old, and tiny infant,...
Prior to having kids, I would sit and daydream what it would be like to be a first-time mom. Of course it was magical, wonderful, every warm fuzzy feeling I could dream up.  I also would make myself imaginary...
  It's a familiar scene to many parents: you finally get your kiddo into bed only for them to come out, over and over again. Or, it's the middle of the night and you find a kid (or 2) in...
The first text message I ever received was when I was a senior in high school. I couldn’t get this silly envelope icon to disappear from the top of my one-inch screen and it was bothering me. I ended...
Welcome to our series called Fargo Moms to Know! We will feature moms right here in our local community to highlight the wonderful things they are doing as mothers, business owners, community members, and friends. If you’d like to nominate...
For the first time I am able to share my experience as an adopted child. I was inspired by fellow Fargo Mom writer, Shar, who wrote about her story of adopting her daughter.  There are so many children in the...
Challenging. Different. New. Exhausting. Evolving.  These are some of the words that come to mind as I think back on the past 12 months in education. Honestly, they could describe any year, but everything was taken to another level with...
It's my 40th birthday this month, and my daughter turns one year old just four days prior. I remember the day I found out I was pregnant and knew I would be an "older" mom. There was shock, joy,...

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Valentine’s Day in Fargo | 2022 Treats & Specials

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Looking for fun ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in Fargo with your significant other and/or kids? There are tons of fun options in our...