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“Speaks Fluent Toddler”: How to Refresh Your Back-to-Work Resume {+ Infographic!}

I love resumes. Long before I actually worked at a career center, I would enthusiastically volunteer to review and edit my friends’ resumes. I’ve always found the process somewhat comforting. I get to humor my love of consistent formatting while simultaneously helping someone to reveal their awesomeness. A job search can be intimidating, but it’s […]

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How to Throw a Mediocre BDay Party

How to Throw a Mediocre Birthday Party

I pride myself on being a mediocre parent. Maybe it’s my age. I had my daughter when I was of advanced maternal age. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m a grumpy old Gen X mom, while most of my daughter’s parents are sunny Millennials. Whatever. Back to mediocrity: I’ve been winning in this role since […]

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I Worked With A Child Sleep Consultant and It Was LIFE CHANGING!

Out of everything that I worried about as I became a new mom, sleep truly wasn’t something I worried about. That was one thing I thought I knew how to do. Though I am a first-time mom, I am not new to soothing babies or the concept that babies don’t always sleep easily. In fact, I […]

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Swimming Lessons With Mom: Basic Water Skills for Toddlers

Toddlers…too young for group swim lessons (bless their hearts), but old enough to be curious about the water. That tricky combination could make any parent feel as though they’re in aquatic limbo. Luckily there are easy moves you can teach on your own–pool not included! As a ‘retired’ private swim instructor, I would like to […]

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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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