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WORK LIFE BALANCE

Work life balance has become a buzz word for so many moms and yet it has so many meanings that no one really knows what it means or how to achieve it.  For some, it means complete freedom to be the mom they always wanted to be and attend every event their child experiences while […]

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MY {UNCONVENTIONAL} BREASTFEEDING JOURNEY

Breastfeeding has always been intimidating to me. Before having my daughter, my thought on it was always: Good for the moms who rock breastfeeding, but I’m just going to try to keep my life together for like 5 seconds. Because of this, my husband and I decided to attend a breastfeeding class together.  I thought […]

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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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WHY I BLOG FOR QCMB

I often hear, “Why do you blog? I could never do that!” First, we don’t all have to do be good at everything and we don’t have to try everything. Second, we all have different talents to offer this world. Blogging is something that fits me.  It offers connection I believe in the concept that “it takes […]

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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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PROTECT YOUR FAMILY’S PEACE OF MIND | 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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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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SEPTEMBER BUCKET LIST

September is that wonderful time where the weather begins to turn cooler, hints of color appear on the trees and the slow creep of pumpkin spiced everything begins. Kids are back in school and establishing new routines. Often appreciating the finer points of September get lost in the shuffle of back to school and before […]

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SAUSAGE AND POTATO SHEET PAN DINNER

This post has been republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory Nothing beats a 5 ingredient dinner! This quick and easy dinner is a crowd pleaser. Gosh, sometimes I just want a simple supper.  Like something a third grader could throw together. Something that requires little to no thinking but in return gives you a delicious […]

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