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“Go Red” for Heart Health Awareness

Since 1924, the American Heart Association has highlighted February as American Heart Month. In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson was the first president to issue a proclamation declaring American Heart Month. February is both Heart Health Awareness Month and Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Month.  Read on to find our more about heart disease, its impact, and […]

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Iowa City Area Family Holiday Events

The holidays provide a wealth of opportunities to enjoy seasonal activities with your family! Check out these activities between now and the end of the year, and take advantage of all the Iowa City area has to offer! *Note: Many events are ongoing or take place on multiple dates. For brevity, they are only listed […]

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Easy Scrapbooking for the Busy Mom

I started scrapbooking in high school when the scrapbooks were big and bulky with gray pages and a shoelace-type string to hold it all together. (Am I dating myself here?!?) Nowhere did we see the phrases “acid-free,” “lignin-free,” “archival-quality,” or “photo-safe.” We used glue (or even rubber cement!) to put–gasp!–newspaper clippings right into those scrapbooks! […]

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Mom Hobbies or “I Never Thought I’d Spend My Time Doing That!”

When I was single without kids, I had hobbies. Outside of work, my time was largely my own to do with as I chose. I enjoyed knitting, scrapbooking, reading, travel, and wine tasting. I sang in church, attended monthly meetings of a women’s group, and was in a weekly small group Bible study. While I […]

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The NICU Moms’ Club – The Club You Never Tried to Join

Have you ever been in a club? Usually you know something about the club…what it’s all about, its goals, the activities, the responsibilities, maybe even some members or officers. You would never join a club on the spur of the moment without knowing anything about it, without meeting some of the members, or without clarifying […]

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