How to Eat Healthy While Traveling to a Developing Country

The last thing you want to happen when you are off on your exotic vacation is a dose of Delhi belly (aka traveler's diarrhea), that can strike anywhere if simple precautions are not taken. It’s a fact of life that some people can travel the world without a single...
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Have you heard about GLORIA BELL?

I admit, in a world full of sci-fi adventures, big blockbuster action superhero movies, I've kind of forgotten about those feel good indie films that I used to love so much. GLORIA BELL, the new film starring Juilanne Moore, is delightful, charming and at times...
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Spring Cleaning: How long do dry spices last?

Who hasn't kept that gift set of beautiful spice jars two or three years before even trying some of them? Maybe you made an Asian dish that required Chinese Five Spice mix...two years ago; the question is, is the Chinese Five Spice still okay to use after its expired?...
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Scout Fest 2019 – Ridgedale Center

Looking for something to do this weekend in the Twin Cities? The forecast isn't as bad has it has been but it's definitely spring in Minnesota and that means wet, kind of cold, and melting, everything is melting. Check out what's happening at Ridgedale Center!  ...
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What do you need to know about WONDER PARK?

The new animated film from Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies, WONDER PARK, opens everywhere on March 15th, 2019. Did you know that you could go and see it before everyone else? That's right, I'm hosting an advanced screening for the film this Saturday at 10am...

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Welcome to my little space here on the Internet! Kick up your feet, rest your pretty little mama head, and let’s celebrate the women we’ve become since we entered motherhood. In case you’re new here, allow me to introduce myself, I’m Bert… That’s me. And yes, I’m a mom too.

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Can you use cloth menstrual pads for bladder leakage?

Pregnancy, weight gain and weakened bladder control from previous births can all contribute to bladder leakage.  We've all been there.  Most of us, even after the birth of only one child, discover the hard way when we decide to jump on a trampoline for the first time...

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LuLaRoe Nicole Dress Giveaway

My sister and creator of First Time Mom, Bert, discovered LuLaRoe this past year and raves about the clothes and the company. Given all this positive buzz, I jumped on the opportunity to work with Holly Wells, an up and coming LuLaRoe fashion consultant. To help...

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Encouraging Books for the Christian Mom

This post contains afilliate links so if you make a purchase from one of those links we will receive a commission. This will not cost you anything extra, rather, it will help us to support First Time Mom the website. Today we have a guest post from Laura's friend,...

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What is New for Pixar Fest at Disneyland

Walt Disney once said, "Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world." When I visited Pixar for the INCREDIBLES 2 early press days we had the opportunity to sit in on a presentation with the Disney...

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#GOH : K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Silly)

Hey everyone! It's Mary from Mary's Not on a Diet and I'm bringing this week's post to you. Hope you feel inspired! Your clothes are tight, your face looks puffy and you’re just feeling like a giant marshmallow. Countless times, I remember eating “the last supper”...

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#GOH #Giveaway : Launch time! Get your fit on!

To start off our Getting Over the Hump series we're kicking things off right with two products that I feel you need to have to help you kick start any workout routine. Both companies have generously provided giveaways for you to win them too! First off, I had no idea...

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#SteeleChallenge : What's next?

Emilie and me (photo courtesy of MSPMagazine) The Challenge is over. My friend, Mary, won the grand prize! Life is slowly but surely returning to normal. I'm thankful for that. I thoroughly enjoyed testing and pushing myself during the Challenge, however, the...

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