The Marketing Mama

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The Marketing Mama blog features reflections and articles on parenthood, products, recipes, and my two adorable children. A newly divorced mom, I also talk about marketing, as that's my day job. Special interest in food allergies.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: parenting, food allergies, breastfeeding, reviews, recipes, bad signs, marketing

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Vlog: Children’s Books on Divorce on Jan 31, 2012 in divorce, General, Parenting, book review, children divorce, , , Hallmark Recordable Storybooks, , parenting, Standing on my Own Two Feet, Two Homes, vlogIt’s been two years since our family experienced the split of divorce. In the beginning it was very difficult for the children to understand what was happening, express their feelings and manage the difficulties that come with transitioning bet...



How I accidentally injected myself with an EpiPen on Jan 22, 2012 in Food Allergies, General, Health, Parenting, epi pen jr, epinepherine, epipen, food allergies, food allergy deathI am now a part of the club of people who have had an EpiPen injection. I am also a part of the “didn’t need it but accidentally used one on themselves” club.   I can’t say I ever thought I’d be in either one of these...



My top 10 apps for 2012 (iPhone edition) on Jan 18, 2012 in General, Tech, apps, cool products, iphone, technologyLast year I wrote a couple of posts about my favorite apps – here and here. I was having a blast with my Droid and getting a lot of use out of it. It was fun to share what apps I was playing with and hear about yours. However, as much as I lik...



Four things that freak me out about food on Jan 7, 2012 in Food Allergies, General, Health, Parenting, food, food allergiesWe all grew up on “regular food” and we turned out fine. Righhhht. Except for the fact that we are incredibly obese as a nation. Life-threatening food allergies are on the rise. Our children’s hormones are out of whack. And many peo...



The twenty-twelve on Jan 4, 2012 in General, just me, reflectionsDear 2012, I wonder what you have in store for me this year. Surely there will be many moments of happiness, but also sorrow. friendships, of course, and unexpected deaths. many opportunities to fail and many opportunities to grow. children outgrowin...



On gender and toys on Dec 31, 2011 in General, Parenting, children, gender, parenting, toysThis YouTube video has been making the rounds in the media the last few weeks – a little girl ranting about toys and gender – even calling it out as a conspiracy! Go Riley! I’ve thought a lot about gender stereotyping and conforming...