Fargo Mom Top Contributor Posts of 2020

It’s officially 2021, and we want to celebrate with our Top 10 Contributor Posts of 2020! Our amazing team of writers works so hard to write relatable, helpful, LOCAL content for our community. While there doesn’t feel like much to be thankful for in 2020, we are thankful for these amazing women and their stories!

To check out these and other writers and their content, Meet the Writing Team. 


Family Hiking Spots Near Fargo

When the weather is warm we’ll do anything to be outside. Hiking has quickly become a new family favorite to do in Spring, Summer, and Fall! Here are the Top […]

The Mother COVID Has Made Me

When counting down the seconds until midnight of 2020, I certainly didn’t anticipate the trials this year would bring. But when the balloons at the party failed to drop due […]

Why I’m Never Going on a Diet Again

I can tell you how much I’ve weighed every year since I was six years old. It’s pretty messed up that a child would even have any awareness of weight. […]

This is 40: I’m an Older Mom Who’s Young at Heart

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 […]

More than a Step-Mom: Being a “Bonus Mom”

I always wanted to be a mother, though I never thought about the specifics of it. When we think about becoming a mom, most of us imagine raising our own […]

Thrift & Consignment Stores in Fargo-Moorhead

With a plethora of thrift stores in Fargo, there is bound to be one close to home loaded with all kinds of treasures. From infusing your closet with more style […]

Where to Donate or Sell Gently-Used Items in the FM Area

We all know spring often means “spring cleaning,” and with many people home than normal lately, there is a lot of closets and drawers being cleaned out in our homes.  […]

We Can’t “Do It All,” But We Can Do It Our Way

Like a lot of moms, I sometimes get asked “how I do it all.”  I’ll admit our life is busy: I have 4 kids, a full-time career, keep my marriage […]

Holiday Hangover: Reflecting on the “Magic”

The stockings were hung on the chimney with care while snow drizzled onto the ground. Our children all nestled snug in their beds in their matching pajamas. Laughter and joy […]

The “Weird” Mom: Raising Kids in a Different Culture

  There are many things people don’t tell you about motherhood. The one I didn’t expect? How children always tell you what they are thinking about you, whether it’s good […]

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Kathy Schommer is the Owner and Founder of Fargo Mom. She is a (nearly) lifelong North Dakotan, married to her college sweetheart, and has 3 rambunctious girls. Kathy is passionate about connecting moms, advocating for maternal mental health, and giving back to this wonderful community any way she can. She loves all things crafting, attempting to read books not related to parenting, and drinking hot coffee every chance she gets. When Kathy’s not attempting to work with her kids yelling in the background, you might find her at one of the local breweries or coffee bars in the area or attempting to find unique treasures at a local thrift store. To contact Kathy, e-mail her at [email protected]


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