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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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BETTENDORF BIKE RODEO

Bettendorf Bike Rodeo Hosted by Nelson Chiropractic & the City of Bettendorf May 6th, 2017 12pm to 2pm Cumberland Square, Bettendorf FREE!   The Bike Rodeo is a fun way to introduce and educate children on bicycle safety skills- the importance of seeing, being seen, and remaining in control of the bike at all times through handling drills […]

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7 WAYS WHITE MOMS CAN FIGHT RACISM AND SPREAD LOVE

I am going to be honest: My prejudice runs wide and deep. As a solidly middle-class, educated, cisgender white woman living in the Midwest who consumes media and actively participates in modern-day America, I’ve got a lifetime of bias and racism to contend with. I’m raising my children in a predominantly white world within a country […]

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AN ODE TO A VILLAGE

AN ODE TO A VILLAGE

“It takes a village to raise a child.” I know you’ve heard this before. But do you believe it? I think we can all get behind the idea of a supportive tribe for our kids and our whole family. We would love to have backup if we are sick or need a night out. But deep […]

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