Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

From the Experts: Tips for Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, you need to eat the right foods. After all, you’re supporting a growing life. During pregnancy you’ll need lots of extras. That includes extra protein, iron, calcium and folic acid. You’ll also need more calories. But eating for two doesn’t mean eating twice as much. It means eating sensible, balanced meals. That […]

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Top 5 Reasons Moms Love Facebook

If you are reading this post today, then you are most likely a social-media-user.  Maybe you have the self-control to turn it off/log off/put it away sometimes, but maybe you don’t.  And that’s ok.  Yes, because I said so.  This post is not about “turning off the screens” or “unplugging”  (although I totally agree that […]

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{Sponsored Post & Giveaway} Order Up!

Have you heard of Order Up yet?!  If not, you need to check it out TODAY!  Order Up is an online and mobile food ordering and delivery marketplace, with “feet on the street” in 37 towns currently.  And, as of October 15th of this year, Iowa City is one of those towns! Imagine:  You’re drowning […]

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A Middle Eastern woman with her daughter-in-law

Black and White and Too Much Grey: My Story of Finding My Birth Family

November has many things to be thankful for (gobble, gobble), but it is also National Adoption Awareness Month. An entire month dedicated to raising awareness for the mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, grandparents and others who choose to love their adopted babies, big and small. Two amazing people adopted me several years ago when HIPAA laws […]

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MKF's Kids

Conversations With Adoptive Families: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

“They’re so cute! Are they adopted?” “What IS he? Is he half-black and half white, or half-black and half Asian? If he’s half-black and half-Asian, you’re lucky because half-black/half Asian kids are the most BEAUTIFUL! I really wish I had a half-black/half Asian baby!” “My daughter also adopted two bi-racial kids! They’re fun!” “Your daughter […]

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Weekend Wednesday

Weekend Wednesday: November 14th-16th

Looking for something fun to do with your family this weekend? We’ve got you covered with our Top 5 Picks of this weekend’s activities in the Corridor. Saturday, November 14th Simplicity Fair, 1:00-4:00 p.m. @ the East Side Recycling Center (2401 Scott Blvd. SE). Celebrate America Recycles Day! Reduce, reuse, recycle, repurpose, repair and share, […]

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