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We, Not Me: Teaching Service Instead of Selfishness

The holiday season is such a magical time. Sparkly lights, colorful decorations, yummy treats, presents piled under a pine tree, special movies to watch, shopping trips, and visits to see Santa…the season is practically bursting at the seams with extraordinary! Sometimes, however, our efforts to make this Christmas the most special Christmas ever can easily […]

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How I Met Your Daddy: Fairy Tale vs. Reality (+ a Father’s Day Craft!)

One day, probably sooner than later, my three-year-old will begin asking questions like, “Mommy, how did you meet Daddy?” Simple question, right? Except that our love story needs a little editing for a G-rated audience. My love story, adapted for young audiences: Once upon a time (13 years ago), Mommy was a beautiful, young, (thin) […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway from {made} community {giveaway closed}

Happy May Day! Only 10 more days until Mother’s Day! We’ve decided to celebrate by offering an awesome giveaway today from {made} community!  If you read Kate’s favorite things post yesterday, you already know that {made} offers gorgeous handmade necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.  You may also know that they only use repurposed, vintage, USA-made, or fair-trade materials.  […]

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Nominate a Mom Now for Iowa City Moms Blog’s “Super Mom” Contest

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, ladies!  Here at the Iowa City Moms Blog, we are all about supporting, encouraging, and recognizing moms in our community.  In honor of this extra special holiday dedicated to all moms everywhere, we are so happy to announce that we are holding a “Super Mom” contest! You know […]

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A Legit No-Sew Tutu in Under an Hour! {Tutorial}

A few weeks ago one of my daughters found a craft project she wanted to try.  The project was described in her American Girl Magazine and the title of the craft project was something along the lines of “No-Sew Tutu.” I have to say I was immediately suspicious.  In my experience, many “no sew” projects […]

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