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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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BALANCING ACADEMICS AND ACTIVITIES | 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 friends at Rivermont Collegiate to share some tips about balancing academics and extracurricular activities. And if you have a […]

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