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Egg-cellent and Easy Easter Lunch – Keeping the Lunch Box Simple

For three years I spent most weekday mornings putting together edible works of art for my daughter to demolish at lunchtime. I was (and sometimes still am) ‘that mom’ – the one you will claim has too much time on her hands. The truth is, this morning routine was something I looked forward to. Filling […]

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Yummm, Brunch! Where to get Sunday Brunch in the Iowa City Area

Who doesn’t love Sunday brunch?!  Our family’s recent routine has been to get in a little breakfast before heading to church on Sunday morning, and then come home after Sunday School and make a big meal of pancakes, eggs, waffles, breakfast meats, vegetables, and fruits while listening to music on the radio.  My five-year-old loves […]

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I’ve Got Chills, They’re Multiplyin’! {Fevers in Kids}

Special thanks to our friends at Mercy Iowa City for sharing their stories, advice, and medical knowledge with us.  Today’s story comes from Tori, who is a provider at their office. Fevers in Children:  “I’ve got chills…they’re multiplying!” Fevers are one of the topics I find myself spending a lot of time discussing in the […]

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Choosing an Iowa City Neighborhood: A Mom’s Guide to West Liberty

West Liberty is a welcoming city approximately 17 miles east of Iowa City. The community is strong in volunteerism, supportive of education, and celebrates the rich diversity of their population. It’s a short drive to Iowa City (or to Muscatine in the opposite direction), so this location gives you a small town experience with easy […]

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Congenital Heart Disease: A Family’s Story

Special thanks to our friends at Mercy Iowa City for sharing their stories, advice, and medical knowledge with us.  Today’s story comes from Lisa, who is a PA at their office and whose daughter has congenital heart disease. February is American Heart Month. It’s the month we hear a lot about cardiovascular disease. In fact, […]

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