Kaitlyn Swaim

Kaitlyn Swaim
Kaitlyn is the owner of Cedar Rapids Moms Blog and is an Iowa girl who has been married to her husband, Joshua, since 2007! She’s a busy work-at-home mama to their 5 children: 3 girls and 2 boys! A true Hawkeye, she graduated from the University of Iowa with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, something that comes in handy on a daily basis while trying to raise 5 kids! Her favorite things to do include spending time with her family, cheering on the Hawkeyes, reading a good book, shopping (of course!), and checking out all the activities the Corridor has to offer!
Where to See Santa in Cedar Rapids

Where to See Santa in Cedar Rapids 2019

For many families, the holidays would not be complete without a visit to Santa! So we’ve put together this handy guide to help you know where to see Santa in Cedar Rapids!! Are you...
The Adventures of Billy Molar

{Book Review}: Make Brushing Fun with The Adventures of Billy Molar!

I don't know about you, but sometimes getting my kids excited about brushing their teeth is a struggle at my house. When I was given a chance to check out this new book by...
Scooter's Coffee

NOW OPEN:: Scooter’s Coffee on 1st Ave!!

*We are happy to partner with Scooter's Coffee to let you know about their latest location! Coffee lovers rejoice!! There's a brand new Scooter's Coffee open on 1st Avenue near the Coe College campus (1420...
Cedar Rapids Mops and Mom Groups

Guide to Cedar Rapids MOPS and Mom Groups

Looking for a way to connect with other moms? The Cedar Rapids area offers many MOPS and Mom groups to get you started!! Read on for more details! M.O.P.S. Groups {Mothers of Preschoolers} MOPS groups seek...

Everything You Need to Know About Riding the Hawkeye Express

Fall equals football. And in the Corridor, Fall equals Iowa Hawkeye Football!! Our family bleeds black and gold. And when it's time to head to Kinnick, we love to ride on the Hawkeye Express...

Everything You Need to Know About Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend 2019

Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend is coming up this weekend!! Here are all the details you need to know!! When is Iowa’s Tax Free Weekend? Friday, August 2nd through Saturday, August 3rd, 2019! What Items are Tax Exempt? Clothing...

It’s Official: We are now Cedar Rapids Moms

BIG NEWS!! Cedar Rapids Moms Blog is now Cedar Rapids Moms!! We've got a brand new logo and a fresh new website! Our commitment to bringing you timely local resources, fantastic articles, fun events,...
4th of July Fireworks in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Area 4th of July Fireworks and Festivals {2019}

The 4th of July is just around the corner!! We’ve compiled a list of 4th of July Festivals and 4th of July Fireworks in the Cedar Rapids area and surrounding Corridor to help you...

{Review}: The Scoop on Birthday Parties with Studio 360 School of Dance

My daughter loves to dance and be active, so when we were looking for somewhere to celebrate her seventh birthday party, Studio 360 School of Dance was the perfect fit.  The kids had a blast!...
Warehouse Auto car shopping

{Review}: Warehouse Auto in Swisher

Located conveniently between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City on Highway 965, Warehouse Auto in Swisher is a family-owned business that has been in the Corridor for over twenty years! They recently invited me out...