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2017 FALL FUN IN THE QUAD CITIES

The Quad Cities is an amazing place to be in the fall! Be sure to take advantage of the pumpkin patches, apple orchards, trick-or-treating, and fall events! We've put together a list of places in the Quad Cities you won't want to miss! Let us know if we’re missing anything! And bookmark - or pin [...]
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UNSUNG HEROES

As another school year kicks off I find myself reflecting on the teachers from my school days as well as the teachers my boys have experienced. They are so deserving of the credit, praise, teacher appreciation weeks, holiday gifts, and so much more.  Last week there was an article in our local newspaper updating our […]

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BABY-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL

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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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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2017 QUAD CITY FOOD TRUCK GUIDE

It's the season for Food Trucks to make their way around the Quad Cities! We've put together a handy list for you to get out and enjoy them! Let us know if we're missing something on the list that you love! *Be sure to check each food truck's Facebook page for updates on location and time! STREETS OF [...]
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5 LESSONS A MIDWESTERN MOM CAN LEARN FROM HER EAST AFRICAN SISTER

As I write this post from my comfortable kitchen while one child plays Osmo on her iPad and another circles the block on his Razor scooter, mothers living in developing nations are raising children while contending with famine, inadequate healthcare, lack of access to clean water, subpar education, and a host of other challenges. The […]

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