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Iowa City Holiday Guide 2016

Welcome to Iowa City Moms Blog's Holiday Guide 2016! We love our city, and we love the holidays, so what could be better than the combination of the two?! To make planning your holidays simple and stress-free, we’ve created and compiled these posts to help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Each of the below [...]
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Santa Sightings 2016! Where to See Santa in the Iowa City Area

Visiting Santa is a treasured holiday tradition for many families. We just so happen to have some insider information on Santa’s whereabouts, and we’ve compiled this guide to help you and your family track him down. To get those precious photos of your kiddos meeting Santa, here are some of the local places where you […]

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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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Top Five Reasons To Attend Our Halloween Bash!

We are so excited to see so many of you next week at our 3rd annual Halloween Bash!  We absolutely love this event every year, and we are so happy that it has become a tradition for so many of your families!  This year we are thrilled to have Order Up as a sponsor for […]

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Apple Orchards, Pumpkin Patches, and Playdates, Oh My!

Friends, as much as we love all things ICMB and all seasons of the year, there is a special place in our mom-blogger hearts for the annual Fall Playdates.  That crisp in the air, the leaves under our feet, and did we mention the boots and scarves? The best! We are so grateful that Iowa […]

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Iowa City Trick-or-Treat Times and Halloween Activities 2016

We hope you’ll join us for the Iowa City Mom’s Blog’s 3rd Annual Halloween Bash! Where: National Dance Academy, Coralville When: 5:30-7:30pm, October 28, 2016 What: Enjoy indoor trick-or-treating, snacks, games, activities, and more! We love seeing all of your little ones in their costumes, INSIDE where they don’t have to wear coats and hats! […]

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When and Where Kids Eat FREE (or Cheap) in Iowa City Area

Two years ago I wrangled up the Iowa City area restaurants that offer a kids’ day/night where kids eat free or cheaper. Since then, some restaurants have closed and others have stopped offering free/cheap kids’ meals. My family and I still eat out quite a bit, and since I, too, referenced the list frequently, I […]

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In Pursuit of Play

One of my favorite “extracurricular activities” is offering my communications expertise to community issues that inspire me. As such, I was recently asked to join a committee to help plan PlayVolution, a two-week event that encourages people to get out and engage in “unstructured, unplugged, and unlimited play.” Being the clever marketing professional that I am, […]

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We Feel You: A Note From Your Child’s Teacher

You’ve purchased all of the school supplies your child needs. Their backpack is full and ready to go. Your child’s favorite lunch foods are packed, and you even had time to stick a little love note for them in their lunch. They have on the perfect outfit for their first day, and you have a […]

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