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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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Screen time for kids

SCREEN TIME FOR KIDS – THOUGHTS ABOUT THE NEW AAP RECOMMENDATIONS

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 5),  for sharing this post about a question many parents have in lights […]

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Mama said there would be

mama said there would be days like this

Parenting is tough. Period.  Nothing else really needs to be said.  Am I right? I have heard this phrase a lot “mama said there would be days like this.”  Parenting isn’t all hugs and kisses, sometimes it is a struggle.  My own mother does remind me of this all the time.  We’ve all been there right? […]

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sisters(forever friends)

Sisters. They share so much,  and these three girls have had a built in friendship since the day they were born. They share a room: Some days they love it, some days they don’t. The late night giggles, the early morning chats as well as the messes of dresses, necklaces and shoes. They share clothes: […]

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