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Mercy Peds Clinic

{Sponsored Post} Mercy Iowa City Pediatric Clinic

Meet Mercy Pediatrics, a clinic of five providers welcoming new patients and always accepting same day appointments.  We have a variety of pediatricians and a physician assistant with experience caring for infants through 21 year olds and a passion for helping the entire family!   Meet our team: Shirley Paul, MD I really enjoy my […]

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Spending Time Alone

At first I was disappointed… A few weeks ago I realized I wouldn’t be able to join my husband and daughters when they planned a visit to our hometown. My husband had a weekend of golfing planned, and my daughters were going to spend a week at my parent’s home. Then, I started to think back to the […]

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“Just 5 More Minutes”: Adult Sleep Struggles

“Michele… Pssst… Hey, Michele…*nudge*… wake up…*nudge*…the baby is awake…Michele…” I find it hard to imagine that there are any moms unfamiliar with the extreme exhaustion that comes with having an infant. On the other hand, I assume that the majority of them wake up to the sound of their babies crying most nights. However, that has […]

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Smoothie Time!

Who doesn’t love a good smoothie? Their simplicity, nutrition, and delicious taste make them great options any time of day! Our family gives our blender a good workout on a daily basis. Here are my tips and favorites! Benefits: Smoothies are perfect for a quick breakfast while walking out the door. If your mornings are […]

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Eating Out in Iowa City: 5 Favorite Restaurants For Healthy Food

A few weeks ago the Iowa City Press Citizen featured a piece on local, healthy restaurant options. The author promised places where you could eat and still maintain your New Year’s resolutions. I read about the first three great places and then turned the page, but that was it. Three. I found myself saying, “But what about […]

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