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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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MOMMA SPEED DATING | EVENT RECAP

Our first-ever speed dating event for moms is on the books and we had a blast! For years, we have written about the importance of momma friendships. And for years, we have comments, emails and messages asking how to find this elusive momma tribe.  Thanks to Giraffe Photography for all images! This event was our […]

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BLOOM | FAQ

BLOOM | FAQ

We are so excited about our third annual QC-area BLOOM event for new/expecting mommas. This is one of over 50 events happening across the country - and we have a lot of really special surprises up our sleeves. We can't wait to connect with you! This is event is unlike anything else in the Quad Cities - [...]
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JELLY BEAN BRACELETS

 This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted? With St. Patrick’s Day and Easter being so close together this year I didn’t have much time to plan Easter activities. (Insert the feeling of failure and a touch of mommy guilt.) This week I’ve been racking my brain for some quick and easy craftivities […]

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MOMMA SPEED DATING FAQ

MOMMA SPEED DATING FAQ

We are so excited for our first-ever MOMMA SPEED DATING EVENT. We get so many questions about how to meet mom friends – and we hope this event will help you meet some new momma besties. We are working hard to make this event fun, unique and totally anxiety-free for you. This event is limited […]

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WILL YOU BE MY FRIEND? | A MOMMA SPEED DATING EVENT

If there’s ever a time when you need deep and meaningful friendships, it’s during your journey in motherhood. From the questions and sleepless nights of raising infants to the … questions and sleepless nights of raising teenagers (because some things never change). You need a mom tribe. And we want to help you find it. GRAB YOUR […]

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Mom Hacks

THE PRINCESS AND THE BANANA

My skin color is literally banana. Know how I know that? About five Sephora employees have, at some point, made a variation of the comment, “Wow! You’re very…er, uh…fair skinned” then awkwardly handed over the Powder Compact with the color label ‘Banana’. I’ve always been fair-skinned. Like, people-comment-while-I’m-walking-down-the-street fair-skinned. You may be thinking, “oh she […]

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