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Red, White, and Blue - Fresh Fruit Push Pops

Red, White, and Blue – Homemade Fresh Fruit Push Pops

One of the simplest and most nostalgic traditions of summer is the classic red, white, and blue Bomb Pop. While we are reminded daily of the divisiveness in our nation, most of us can come together and agree that the sweet refreshing Bomb Pop brings us back to a simpler time. Never underestimate the power of […]

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A graphic promoting Fourth of July events in the Iowa City area

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Iowa City: Festivals, Activities, and More!

Who needs a holiday weekend away? Especially when the Fourth of July falls smack-dab in the middle of the week on a Wednesday. Why travel? Stick around home and celebrate Independence Day in the Iowa City area.  Festivals 4thFest S.T. Morrison Park 1513 7th St., Coralville Enjoy a classic take on Independence Day with a parade and […]

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pool feature

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 summer song for the working mom

A Song for Summer from a Working Mother

Summer is in the air. And it doesn’t seem fair. School is out for break. Families are headed to the lake. Unfortunately for you, work isn’t going to shake. Soon your feed will fill with pics from the splash pad and pool. You’ll see photos of kids slurping ice cream, trying to stay cool. And […]

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