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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SWEET KALE CHOPPED SALAD WITH POPPY SEED DRESSING

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory I flipping love summer. I love the warm days, the cool drinks, lazily reading a book, making last minute plans with friends, the feeling of not having to rush out the door every morning and the food. I do not love having these wonderful […]

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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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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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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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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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