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HOW TO RAISE MONARCH CATERPILLARS

There’s something pretty special about monarch butterflies. They start as tiny, almost insignificant eggs laid on the bottom of country weeds. And after a few weeks of eating and growing, they transform – first into a beautiful chrysalis and then into arguably one of the most lovely butterflies.  And if you are like us, you may […]

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MOMS NIGHT OUT RECAP | SUMMER LOVIN’ AT THE FREIGHT HOUSE

We couldn’t have asked for a better night for our summertime Moms Night Out on July 12 at the Freight House in downtown Davenport. We loved connecting nearly 200 moms!  (Thanks to Giraffe Photography for all the wonderful photos!) We believe in bringing moms together – we do it every day online and we love that we can […]

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FAQ | SUMMER LOVIN’ MOMS NIGHT OUT

We are so excited for our next Moms Night Out – a week from today. It’s going to be such a blast! This event is sold out. We can’t wait to see all the moms there.  Just in case you have a few questions, here are more details! Can I buy a ticket that night? […]

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BLOOM 2018 | EVENT RECAP

Our third annual Bloom event has come and gone. It was a wonderful evening to celebrate over 150 new and expecting mommas.  This was one of 40 Bloom events across the country - and it was a huge success. Thanks to each of you who joined us this year.  (Thanks to Giraffe Photography for all the wonderful photos! Check [...]
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2018 QUAD CITY SUMMER CAMP GUIDE

It’s Memorial Day – the unofficial first day of summer for most school-aged kids in the Quad Cities. We are all excited about fun in the sun, but some parents may also be dreading the inevitable “boredom” that kids run into with so many free hours in the day. And while school may be out, […]

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THREE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LIP/TONGUE TIES

Are you struggling with painful breastfeeding or lip/tongue tie? You aren’t alone. Many local moms have been there. And we turned to our friends at Cornerstone Family Dentistry to learn more from the experts.  Breastfeeding issues are common, but painful feeding is NOT normal. If you’ve ever breastfed a baby – for one day or […]

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MORE SWADDLES, MORE PROBLEMS

Dearest daughter. I’m afraid you’ll find out sooner or later. It may as well be now. A college fund is out of the question. Because I spent all the money already. I’ve spend all the money on SWADDLES. I know it was foolish. Nearsighted. Selfish. It was just that the four-month sleep regression hit hard. […]

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4 NEW YEAR HABITS FOR A NEATER HOME

Home is where the heart is.  But it’s also where everything else lives, too – the Legos, the art supplies, the overflowing drawer of sippy cups, and the piles of paperwork and mail.  In short, home may be where the heart is – but it can also feel downright messy and overwhelming.  But it’s a […]

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FOUR TIPS FOR HOLIDAY DECORATING WITH KIDS

The holiday season is upon us, and that means we are all decking halls, trimming trees, and trying desperately to keep our kids from destroying it all. Wait? Is that just me? Christmas is one of my favorite seasons to decorate my home (check out this year’s playfully modern holiday home tour here). But sometimes, […]

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