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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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MOM HACKS PART 2

I hope you enjoyed Mom Hacks Part 1.  I’m back with more tried and true mom hacks to share.  Carry on, super moms. EVEN/ODD CAR SEAT DAYS This is a reader submission – I’m looking at you, Nancy and Lauri!  Two kids + front seat = fight. Give one kid EVEN and one kid ODD. […]

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MOM HACKS PART 1

Mommin’ isn’t a cake walk and we could all use some quick short cuts to keep our sanity.  Here are some tried and true “Mom hacks” to keep business running as smoothly as possible. RESTAURANT TOY When we were training our brand new puppy (before kids were in the picture), our trainer recommended that we […]

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3 STEP CROCK POT MASHED POTATOES

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.   Well, here we are at the start of another week {yeah, it’s Tuesday, but whatever}.  This past weekend kind of feels like a blur.  I don’t really remember what I did or where I went. […]

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FIRE SAFETY AT HOME | OUR FAMILY EMERGENCY PLAN

Recently my kindergartner came home from school telling me all about a visit from a fireman at school that afternoon.  She was extremely excited to tell me she had homework.  That “homework” ended up being a checklist of things to do to create a family emergency plan that prepare us for an emergency.  Well, this would be easy, […]

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real moms of the quad cities: meet dana

Editor’s Note:  Here’s the next in our series celebrating Quad City moms like you. This week, we are sharing a peek into the lives and hearts of local moms. These moms have vastly different lives, experiences and challenges.  But they are also a powerful reminder that while while we have differences, we also have a lot in common. We are Real Moms of […]

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