Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger
At Cedar Rapids Moms we are always looking for Guest Bloggers!! If you have a unique perspective or story that you think our readers would be interested in, please email us at [email protected]!

I Am A Mom With Bipolar Disorder and ADHD. Here Is What My Life...

My days probably don’t look much different from yours. I go to workouts almost every day, drop off my kid at school, attend a couple of weekly Bible studies, and spend almost my whole...
Increase Productivity and Planning with The Agenda. Period

Increase Your Planning + Productivity with the Agenda. Period!

*Special thanks to our partner, Alyx Coble-Frakes, for sharing this information with us!*   Women spend on average 8 years of their lives on their period. That’s a long time. We also spend all of our reproductive...

What’s the Best Way to Pay Off My Debt?

*Special thanks to our partner, Clint Brady from Northwestern Mutual, for sharing this information with us! According to a 2019 Northwestern Mutual Planning and Progress study, 34 percent of Americans’ monthly income is going toward...

Going “No-Contact”: Closing the Door on Toxic Relationships

When I was growing up, I heard one mantra over and over. Blood is thicker than water. I was told that family comes first. No matter what. No questions asked. However, as I got older, I...
Sandwich Generation

Are You Going to Get Sandwiched?

We are not discussing the viral social media argument from earlier this year on whether a hotdog is a sandwich or not. (A hotdog is a hoagie or sub, which is a a...

Preparing Financially for a Stay-At-Home Parent

*Special thanks to our partner, Clint Brady with Northwestern Mutual, for sharing this information with us!* It hit him like a cold bucket of water to the face. A shock that takes your breath away...
Make a Difference with REM Iowa's Host Home Program!

Make a Difference (And an Income!) From Home as a Host Home Mentor

Let’s be honest, being a parent is hard work. It’s challenging to juggle providing for the needs of our families physically, emotionally, and financially. Not to mention our own desires and dreams.   For a long...

I Miscarried At Work And I Suffered Alone

I miscarried at work and I suffered alone. I thought I wanted it that way, but looking back, I could have used the support.  At the time, I felt an overwhelming amount of shame,...

What is Financial Planning…Really?

Picture this: you’re about to go Clark W. Griswald and take a two-week family road trip. (Yes, I’m dating myself but it’s a classic.) I’m assuming most people fall between one of the two...

Simplify: The Key to Finding Happiness Amidst the Chaos

When you work and are raising three little kids, it’s not always easy to find the calm in the storm. Over the years, I have tried many different tactics in search of living a...