Lauren is a Wisconsin native, wife to Patrick, and mama two busy kiddos ages 5 and 3. She loves all things local, snuggles, reading, bike rides, gardening, Ben Folds and Bon Iver. Lauren has her Masters in Public Health from the University of Minnesota and is passionate about healthy families.

20 Grand Slam At-Home Activities for Kids 5 and Under

If you’re anything like me, you might be looking down the now blank calendar for the next seven days with a fair amount of anxiety. I love my children dearly, really, I do, but...

Seven Totally Cool Things to Find in the Milwaukee Public Museum

Seven Totally Cool & Incredible Things to Find in the Milwaukee Public Museum If you’ve ever been, you know that the Milwaukee Public Museum is a gem here in Milwaukee, and absolutely brimming with things...

Four Ways to Enjoy a Milwaukee Staycation this Fall

This post is brought to you by our friends at Milwaukee Downtown. Milwaukee Downtown leads and inspires believers in Milwaukee to engage in efforts that build Downtown as the thriving, sustainable, innovative, and vibrant...

An Ice Cream Playdate is What You Need Right Now

This post is sponsored by Hudsonville Ice Cream. Hudsonville Ice Cream is about more than just ice cream. For them, it’s all about making life a little sweeter. It's about the feeling you get,...

Six Pregnancy and Postpartum Care Providers You Didn’t Know You Needed

This pregnancy resource is sponsored by Vios Fertility Institute. The mission at Vios Fertility Institute is to help patients find their way to fertility health and treatment with the highest chance of success by providing...

MobCraft Beer :: Milwaukee Mom Flight Recap

Our inaugural Milwaukee Mom Flight event series has come to an end and the finale was everything we hoped it would be thanks to an evening at Milwaukee's only crowd-sourced brewery, MobCraft Beer! This event...

Milwaukee Mom Flight :: Beer and Trivia

What a wild ride! It's been a fantastic few months as we have hopped around to several local breweries on our signature event series — the Milwaukee Mom Flight, a series of casual events...

Third Space Brewing :: Milwaukee Mom Flight Recap

What would be more perfect for our third stop in the Milwaukee Mom Flight event series than an evening at Milwaukee's newest brewery, Third Space Brewing? Our Milwaukee Mom Flight event series is all about...

Part-Time Momming is Full-Time Work

  There is NO such thing as being a part-time mom.    It’s full-time. With overtime. Nights and weekends.   But I wrote this one for the mamas out there — including myself — that work part-time in a job...

A Beautiful Raw Experience :: How I Became Your Mother

This is a post in a birth story series where our team shares their stories of how their kids made them moms. We are thrilled to bring you this series leading up to our...