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LEAVING A LEGACY OF LOWER DEBT | ASK THE EXPERT

If you are anything like us, you have burning questions that you want answered. That’s what the Ask the Expert series is all about – it’s a chance to get questions answered by local experts. Today, we’re turning to our friend Ruth Ahnen with Modern Woodmen of America. She is answering a question that many of us […]

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TIPS TO A CLEANER HOUSE

6 TIPS TO A CLEANER HOUSE (WITH KIDS AT HOME)

It doesn’t matter how tidy you are. Because as a mom, your kids probably don’t prioritize cleaning the house as much as you do. As a successful Ruhl&Ruhl REALTOR in Bettendorf, Amy Laing has walked through hundreds of homes in the Quad Cities. She’s seen it all. And as a mom of two (she has a 15-year-old stepdaughter and 2-year-old daughter), she’s […]

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TOP 10 BOOKS FOR SUMMER AND TRAVEL

Have you ever met a mom who told you she loves being stuck in a car with bored kids for 10 hours on a road trip? We haven’t either. With less than a month to the start of summer travel season, moms everywhere are searching for the best ways to keep kids engaged during travel time. And while electronics […]

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THE COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS

Note from QCMB: College may be far off – or it may be just around the corner.  Thanks to Meghan Cooley, director of Recruitment Services at Augustana College (and a local mom of three),  for sharing this post about how to navigate financial aid. It may seem overwhelming – but these tips will give you a great place to begin. […]

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DON’T MISS IMAGINATION STATION

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 a local dad! Thanks to Michael Carton, director of education and outreach for WQPT – Quad Cities PBS (and dad to Bubba, age 4),  for sharing this post about this amazing event that you won’t want […]

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LEARNING IS EVERYWHERE

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 a local mom! Thanks to Leslee Cook, community impact manager at United Way of the Quad Cities (and local mom),  for sharing this post about how to bring a little learning to your every […]

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