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A Mom’s Guide to Hancher: Six Ways to Enjoy the 2018-2019 Season

We are truly lucky to have a world-renowned multidisciplinary performing arts presenter just a hop and a skip from our homes. Hancher is the cultural hub of the University of Iowa campus and a beloved part of the Iowa City corridor, bringing an endless line-up of world-class dance, music, and theater to our community. The […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips From the Experts (+ Where to get Cheap Helmets!)

Warm weather is finally here, and kids all over the corridor are breaking out their bikes for some summer fun! Biking is a great outdoor activity for the whole family, but it comes with risks that are often overlooked. More children ages 5-14 go to emergency rooms for bicycle-related injuries than with any other sport; […]

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Is Your Child Ready to Learn? What You Need to Know About Language Ability and School Performance

In a typical elementary school classroom, two children will have Developmental Language Disorder. Those children are able to carry on simple conversations, but their ability to understand and formulate language is like that of a much younger child. When those children enter school, they are at a disadvantage for making friends, participating in classroom activities, […]

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{Re-Cap} 4th Annual Halloween Bash

It was another cold and gloomy Halloween here in the corridor, which made the 4th annual ICMB Halloween Bash all that much more fun! We just love seeing all the kids dressed up and excited about their costumes without having to layer them up and cover it all with winter coats, hats, and gloves.  The […]

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OrderUp: A Busy Mom’s Best Friend {Sponsored Post}

As moms, the word “busy” really is not enough to describe our usual schedule. One of the recurring items on our to-do list is to feed our families. Every darn day these people want to eat! Some days it’s a joyous event involving all your loved ones in the kitchen and ending with a triumphant […]

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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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