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QUAD CITIES VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: LOCAL MOM RECOMMENDATIONS

There are some fabulous Vacation Bible School options in the Quad Cities this summer. I asked local moms for ones they recommend and here’s what I gathered: JUNE June 4-8, 6pm-8pm at Bettendorf Christian Church in Bettendorf, IA Preschool-5th grade, Cost: Free June 5-9, 8:45am-11:30am at Cornerstone Baptist in Eldridge, IL entering Kindergarten-7th grade, Cost: Free June […]

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Breast pumping bingo

BREAST PUMPING BINGO – PLAY TO WIN

Breastfeeding can be hard. It can also be magical, nurturing and wonderful. Breast pumping is hard. It is not magical, nurturing and wonderful. I’m grateful for it, but it’s like an annual pelvic exam — a necessary evil. Pumping and working can be the evil’s frosting. In this post, Laura offers some great tips and […]

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Sweet baby Simon

THE FINAL PREGNANCY

I’ve been pregnant 7 times. I have 4 healthy boys (7, 5, 2 and now, brand new). I’ve had three miscarriages. As I write this, I’m snuggling the baby from my last pregnancy on my chest and I’m trying to commit to memory the way being pregnant felt. I didn’t love being pregnant. My pregnancies aren’t particularly […]

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