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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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SUMMER CAMP GUIDE

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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Better Hearing and Speech Month

HEARING LOSS: IDENTIFYING AND TREATING

A Story of Hearing Loss “My family is so thankful for the experience, knowledge, and guidance of the staff and students, as well as the available technology, at Augustana’s Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing (ACCSLH). If it weren’t for their expertise and pro-activity, my son’s hearing loss may never have been diagnosed or properly […]

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SUN’S OUT, FUN’S OUT

  “Sun’s out, fun’s out.” “Sun’s out, guns out.” “Sun’s out, buns out.” That last one sends shivers down my spine. Of all the places I want my buns, “out” is probably last on the list. Spring, and with it warm temperatures, brings revived commitments to health and wellness. Self included, most of us have […]

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THIS IS WHY YOU’RE TIRED

You’re a mom. You’re tired. Here’s why.  Your kids get up before the crack of dawn. Your baby isn’t sleeping through the night. You stayed up too late reading because your book was just that good. You stayed up too late watching trashy TV. You stayed up too late looking at pictures of your kids […]

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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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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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