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The Tale of the First Time Out

I don’t even know where to start because I’m at a loss for words. I feel a little sick to my stomach and want to laugh at the same time, but isn’t that being a parent? Everything is always a big pile of mixed emotions. Since Zelda was born people have spoken to me about the terrible twos and in …
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Kelly Nelson

My official title is mom. It was a decision I made before I even had kids. I was one of those annoying girls that thought she wanted to be a stay at home and didn’t want a career. It was probably a decision that shouldn’t have been made by a 24-year-old girl. Anyway, I loved that I did get to …
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How to Wear Red at Any Age

I hate to admit it, but soon fall pieces are going to hit the shelves and we're going to be freaking out over all the seasonal drinks at our favorite coffee shops! While we don't need to go there yet, it is still fun to look at what will be big this season. After all, you need to start …
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Why You Need to Take a Mental Health Day

I’ve said it before, being a mom is difficult. However, being a working mom is even more challenging because it comes with a fresh side of guilt that is hard to shake. As Zelda has grown older, my heart breaks a little more every morning when she begs me not to leave and starts sobbing when I head …
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Sh*t Nobody Tells You About Potty Training

Three Things I Learned in the First Month of Potty Training: 1. Whether it be a nanny, a babysitter or your husband, make sure that everyone who cares for your child is involved in the process and understands your goals. If you have a no diaper rule everyone needs to follow it and be on the same page, otherwise it can …
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Laura Kyttanen

I currently live in West Hollywood, California with my husband, Janne Kyttanen, our adorable little boy, Aiden, and a very vocal cat (especially at 5 in the morning), Xena.  My husband, Janne was born in Helsinki, Finland. He is considered a pioneer in design for 3D printing and is a successful entrepreneur. Janne and I met in 2010 when I moved from …
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The Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale (AKA The Best Sale of the Year)

It's the best sale of the year! I always shop the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale and I have to say this is the best it has been in years. I was literally scrolling through each page with my mouth open. It felt too good to be true! Now is the time to stock up for your babes and …
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Potty Training: The First 72 Hours

Three Things I’ve Learned in the First 72 Hours 1. Public restrooms are terrifying – hey, they scare me too. Get yourself a portable potty, something that you can easily travel with on the go so it doesn’t disrupt the hard work you’ve put in. 2. Don’t ask your child if they would like to go to the bathroom. Instead, tell them …
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How to Survive Flying with a Toddler

Being a working mom is extremely difficult and if someone tells you that it’s not, they’re most likely lying to you. I have moments where I’m kicking ass, I’m on top of the world, I’m being the best mom and I’m performing well at work, and then I have other days where I feel like I’m failing at everything. My …
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Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith is the Rad Mom behind Minnow, a super sweet line of suits for little babes that are quintessentially California cool. Classic silhouettes and muted colors make up Minnow's collection and we can't get enough! The road that led to Minnow involved Morgan living in big cities on both coasts working in marketing, but as they say, …
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