Mom Truth…My Sons Have Autism

I found myself staring at this blank page….just staring and thinking, “What do I write? How do I write it?” There have been other times where I’ve had an opportunity to write about this world we personally know as Autism. I’ve avoided it. How do you put into words what this experience is like? I am going to […]

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Weekend Wednesday: April 25-27

Looking for something to do with your family this weekend?  We’ve got you covered! Here are our top picks of activities in the Corridor this weekend! Friday, April 25th Parents Night Out @ the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center from 4:00-8:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the Iowa City Downtown District and Iowa City Parks and […]

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National Infertility Awareness Week: Six Ways to Deal with Infertility

This week is National Infertility Awareness week. A few months ago I shared my husband and I’s struggle to get pregnant. I am not sure I would say that I am a planner; I fly by the seat of my pants more than I would like to admit. However, I am a person who likes to […]

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25 Ideas for Earth Day Goals

Earth Day brought 20 million Americans together in 1970 to demonstrate peacefully in favor of environmental reform. Since that time, Earth Day  has only grown over the past 40 years and it is now celebrated annually by over 192 countries. Earth day is now a global event focused on grassroots activism around environmental issues. The […]

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Escape to Relaxation: Massage Heights at Iowa River Landing

If you were at our 1st Birthday Bash, you were lucky enough to experience the awesome chair massages from the ladies at Massage Heights.  We heard rave reviews, and I was looking forward to my turn!  As luck would have it, Massage Heights invited me for the full treatment and asked me to share my […]

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Child Abuse Prevention Awareness: Tips For Preventing Abuse In Our Homes and Our Community

It is 3 a.m. and you’ve had only 2 hours of sleep.  You have a meeting with your boss at 8 a.m. and really need some rest.  You’ve rocked, walked, swaddled, sang, and patted for the past 90 minutes and if you stand up for another second you will fall down.  You’re worried that the […]

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Super Mom, Super Prizes!

Have you nominated a mom in your life for our “Super Mom” contest yet?  If you haven’t, you will want to after you read today’s post, when we announce the PRIZE PACKAGE!  Just in case you missed the previous post, here are the details on the contest: Is there a mom in your life that […]

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Celebrating “Birth” Days

Spring brings green grass, tulips, warmer weather {kind of} and for our family birthdays. My boys were born three years and one month apart, which basically means the moment one birthday is over it’s time to plan another. I get a little giddy about birthday celebrations. I quiz the kiddos for months before the big […]

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Recap: Iowa City Moms Blog’s Easter Egg Hunt with Delta Delta Delta and MidWestOne Bank

Thank you to all of you who braved the stormy weather conditions on Sunday for our Easter Egg Hunt event with Delta Delta Delta and MidWestOne Bank! While we wish we would have been able to hold the event outdoors as originally planned, we are grateful to the Iowa Memorial Union for providing us indoor […]

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“No-Poo”… No Problem

Ahh, the aroma of succulent flowers filling the steamy bathroom. Warm, foamy, shampoo suds slipping through your fingers in a smooth lather.  The soft silkiness of your locks as you rinse out the set-in conditioner. It has been more than 11 weeks since I’ve experienced that in my shower routine. That’s correct, I haven’t shampooed […]

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