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Are you managing all the important facets of your busy life — parenting, marriage, career, social life and community — or are they managing you? There can be a fine line between achieving balance and corralling a crazy daily grind, especially for working parents. There are strategies to find calm in the chaos!   Listen…

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today's mothers guest Dr. Solveig Brown

Today’s mothers often feel pressure to live up to what we think someone else expects of us. And, however we define “success” as a mother, we often seem to question whether we are measuring up. That certainly was true for the Minnesota moms who participated in a recent anthropological study conducted by Dr. Solveig Brown…

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School’s out and many Minnesota children are spending significant amounts of time home alone. How do you know if your child is ready to be left alone – and for how long and under what circumstances? And what steps can you take to make sure your child is prepared when the time comes? Marti shared…

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Meaningful work guest Caroline Greene

Caroline Greene was a self-described over-achiever, attending the best schools, becoming a successful attorney and marrying a man she calls “a saint.” But when she became a mother, she found herself empty of passion, struggling to find the love and joy she had expected to feel as a new mom. Wisely seeking therapy, Caroline not…

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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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