According to a recent Star Tribune article by Aimee Blanchette, mothers in Minnesota are the sole, primary or co-breadwinner’s in 8 out of 10 families. That’s the second highest rate in the nation. Marti contributed some of her personal research findings to Amiee’s article in this excerpt:   Minnesota companies make it easier for moms…

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tv appearances
KARE_ME 10 yrs

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, a time to honor the women who are doing what often is described as the most wonderful and most challenging job there is. Moms sometimes feel pressure to measure up to idealized notions of motherhood, but is that what children really need?   Marti joined KARE 11 News…

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the teenage brain guest Dr. Dave Walsh

The teen (and tween) years are a time of major change in our children’s bodies and brains. Along with some of the wonderful growth in reasoning ability and independence comes a necessary challenging of parents’ ideas and authority. This often leaves parents feeling frustrated and unsure how to provide the guidance and protection our sons…

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Night Out 2016 R

The 7th annual A Night Out for ME was on April 26, 2016. What a wonderful evening – and a full house! Thanks to all you bright, beautiful women (and a few brave men!) who joined Marti & Erin to learn what it means to be ‘mom enough’ and to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We…

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teen driving guest Gordy Pehrson

Turning your teen loose with the family car is an anxious moment for most of us parents – and for good reason, given that car accidents are the number one cause of death for people 15 – 19 years of age. But the good news is we have a much greater impact on teen driving…

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