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WHAT TO DO AT FEJERVARY PARK

Editor’s note: Are you looking for fun, new things to do in the Quad Cities? Look no further than our local parks. They are truly a treasure – and we are excited to be sharing some of our favorites over the next few months. Our friends at Davenport Parks and Recreation will be sharing some […]

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ENJOY MUSIC ON THE LEVEE THIS SUMMER

Are you looking for fun summer events that the whole family will enjoy and won’t break the bank? Aren’t we all? One of my family’s favorite things to do in the summer is to rock out to outdoor concerts. It’s an awesome way to check out new-to-us musicians. That means it’s fun for mom and […]

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TURN YOUR HIKE INTO A LEARNING ADVENTURE

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 mom! Thanks to Leslee Cook, community impact manager at United Way of the Quad Cities (and local mom),  for sharing this post about getting active and learning with your kids!  As a […]

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10 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN CHOOSING A PRESCHOOL

Editor’s note: For local parents, choosing the right school for your kids can be a tough decision. There are so many wonderful schools in the Quad Cities. And many things go into this decision. If your kids are going to be entering preschool, the decision may feel overwhelming. That’s why we are happy to be […]

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GET OUT AND RIDE THIS MOTHER’S DAY

Looking for a way to get active this Mother’s Day weekend? Get Out And Trail at the 5th annual GOAT ride! Explore QC trails with family and friends this Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 12th, 2018. Travel the trails on both sides of the Mississippi from 9 AM-1PM and drop by the hosted GOAT Stops […]

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BIRTHDAY BUBBLE POSTER

This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted? There is a new trend among parents to spend $500 – $1000 on a child’s first birthday. $1000 people. Now, before I get accused of “mom shaming” let me say this; my only wish for everyone in this world is to be happy. So […]

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BLOOM | SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT AND GIVEAWAY

If you need a night out, you aren't alone! And that's why we are so excited to see so many of you tomorrow at our third annual BLOOM event for new/expecting moms. This event is truly unique in the area, and we can't wait to show you everything we have up our sleeves.  We are very [...]
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DO I NEED LIFE INSURANCE

DO I NEED LIFE INSURANCE AT MY AGE?

Taylor Swift. Mariah Carey. Stevie Wonder. What do these people have in common (besides powerful lungs and a few Grammys on their shelves)? Despite their age differences, all three have a need for the protection life insurance provides. Whether you’re a Taylor, a Stevie or someone in between, you have protection needs too. However, the […]

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YOUR LABOR NURSE ISN’T JUDGING YOU

Labor and delivery can be intimidating.  In addition to actually BIRTHING A HUMAN, there are plenty of things moms worry about. That’s why we loved this post by Anna, a local momma and labor nurse. She’s here to put your mind at ease – she’s not judging you. So if you’ve ever worried about labor, […]

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