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Giveaway | Disney Live!

Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt October 16, 2015 @ iWireless Center Prepare to laugh, sing and dance as you step into a world of wonder where wishing is only the beginning and dreams really do come true in Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales Presented by […]

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groceries at my door

When you add a new baby to the picture, things can get crazy.  I thought I would be a pro this time at managing everything considering I’ve done it twice before. But before I knew it, the exhaustion had set in and I was spending all my time nursing, changing diapers or catching a quick […]

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every child needs a cheerleader

Were you ever a cheerleader? Maybe you didn’t think your personality was perky enough for the job. Perhaps you tried out, but didn’t make the team. Or maybe like me, you couldn’t do a cartwheel to save your life. Regardless of your situation back then, if you’re a mom today, congratulations. You are now a […]

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the power of self-esteem

Every October I notice the signs and awareness of Bully Prevention Month.  It’s always a reminder to me to talk to my kids about bullying. With all three of my children I have covered bullying many many times.  “Don’t be one“, “Don’t listen to one“…we cover all the basics. But with my daughter, well, she […]

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forever loved

Words can never express the loss you have suffered. We want you to know you are not alone and that we remember your sweet children along with you. 1.4.14 – Olivia Grace Halvorson 1.28.14 – Genesis Mathson   2.5.14 – Baby Tatman 2.14.12 – Baby Ryan 5 2.10.12 – Baby Keibler   4.14.10 – Baby Ryan […]

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4 things I learned from losing a baby

Losing a baby has impacted me far more deeply than I could have imagined. It’s been almost 2 years, and I’m still putting all the pieces together. I’ve worked through the rawest and hardest places. I no longer feel like everyone at Target is looking at me, and it’s been months since I cried myself to […]

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printable grandparents day cards

This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted. Grandparents day this year was on Sunday, September 13th, but I’m sure your children’s grandparents would appreciate the gesture ANY time! What better way to say “I Love You” than with a little care package? Today’s projects are an adorable way to tell the grandparents […]

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Meet New Writer Jessi Meyer

meet new writer jessi

    Hi everyone! I’m Jessi, one of the new writers here on the QC Mom Blog. As a Quad City native I’m super excited to be part of such a great network of local moms. My husband Matt and I have been married for 8 years and have three crazy wonderful kids. Noah, our […]

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