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hometeam tour

HOMETEAM TOUR CONCERT

Save the date for the whole family to attend this family-friendly concert! Chick-fil-A Quad Cities is hosting the the HomeTeam Tour, a YouthHope Benefit Concert, featuring artists KB and Trip Lee. This event is to raise funds for YouthHope, a ministry of Christian Friendliness that ministers to more than 500 low-income kids and teens weekly […]

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SHOW AND TELL IDEAS FROM A-Z

For the last three years my children have had to bring a “Show and Tell” item to school every week. And each week, their show and tell had to start with a specific letter. Every-single-week I thought, “we’ll plan ahead next time and be more prepared”. And, just like clockwork, I’d find myself Googling “Show n […]

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10+ Fall Recipes for Your Instant Pot2

10+ FALL RECIPES FOR YOUR INSTANT POT

Instant Pots are all the rage lately. I feel like everyone I know has one, including the majority of us here at QCMB. If you have no clue what it is, it’s basically an electric pressure cooker that does so much more than that. <- Great read for beginners! It can make yogurt, be used as […]

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C-SECTION MISCONCEPTIONS DEBUNKED

Note from QCMB: We love sharing stories and ideas that may help you as a parent. And today, we’re thrilled to share some thoughts from our friends at The Group- Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialists. They offer health care for women. If you’re looking for an OBGYN, we highly recommend checking them out! Special thanks to […]

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haloween-books

FAVORITE HALLOWEEN BOOKS FOR KIDS

Hello!  My name is Amanda and I’m a new contributor to the QCMB. I’m a librarian (at the Davenport Public Library), a mom, a former book reviewer, and a book gifter (sorry kids!). My friends and family get a lot of unsolicited book recommendations and one of my greatest joys is matching the right person […]

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PINK AT THE PUMP™

As moms, I know we are all trying to do the best for our families. We read the labels, research the classes, and go out of our way to create memories that will last a lifetime. I get that it’s not easy to say “yes” to another committee, team, or fundraiser. But I want to […]

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Confessions of a Rookie Kindergarten Mom

CONFESSIONS OF A (ROOKIE) KINDERGARTEN MOM

I knew that sending my firstborn to kindergarten would be a big change.   But as the first day of school approached, I mostly worried about the transition for my son: Would he have enough time to finish his lunch? Would his teacher know when he needed to go potty? Would he make friends? Would […]

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