Happy Thanksgiving!! We hope you have a wonderful day with your families! We are so thankful for all of you and this amazing community of moms we’re building together in the Iowa City area!! XOXO!!
We’re taking a break this Thanksgiving holiday to give our team a chance to spend some time with their families! We hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend with your family and we’ll see you back here with some great new content on Monday!!
With the holiday season coming, along with all the big family meals, baking yummy treats for friends and family, I figure we can all use a little help in the kitchen. I’m not a natural cook. I don’t have an innate sense of how best to do things in the kitchen. But, I have become […]
ATTENTION READERS: Iowa City Moms Blog is looking for a few guest bloggers, and we want to hear from YOU!! Do you have special knowledge about a certain topic you think would be of interest to other readers? Or maybe you have older children, are a single mom, have a blended family, are an adoptive […]
Sometimes you read blogs from experts to learn from their experience, wisdom, and winning strategies for surviving motherhood. This is not one of those blogs. I am writing this blog about strategies for holiday shopping and mailing as a confessional; a cry for help. My immediate and extended family live 2,000 miles away, so I […]
The Corridor is full of wonderful events for your family to enjoy this holiday season! Here is a list of some of our favorites! If you know of a great event that should be added to this list, please email contact(at)iowacitymomsblog.com. Most of all, we hope you have a wonderful holiday season full of laughter, […]
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 […]
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 […]
I see you there, Mama. It’s been a rough day, hasn’t it? I know because, as I’m writing this, I’m right there with you. Maybe you’re struggling to shower and change out of your pajamas, with a sink full of dishes and baby spit-up soaking your shoulder. Maybe you don’t recognize yourself in the mirror […]
When Halloween is over, I can’t wait to get my decorations put away and just have some simple Fall decor before the glisten and glow of Christmas decorations take over my house. I have a white frame that I keep on my shelf in my family room, and I like to rotate it out with […]