Kaitlyn Swaim

Kaitlyn Swaim
Kaitlyn is the owner of Cedar Rapids Moms 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!
Bake a Rainbow Cake

Sweet Fun for the Whole Family: Bake a Rainbow Cake!

*This is a Sponsored Review, however all thoughts and opinions are solely our own! We are so excited for the release of Amirah Kassem's latest books! Known for her amazing rainbow explosion cakes, this Flour...
Indoor Play Areas for Kids in Cedar Rapids

Top 10 Indoor Play Areas in Cedar Rapids

Looking for a place for your child(ren) to burn off some energy? We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Indoor Play Areas in Cedar Rapids...perfect for when you're looking to beat the elements...
Indoor Boredom Busters

20 Indoor Boredom Busters for Kids

The weather outside is frightful and you're stuck inside with the dreaded cries of "I'm bored!". Don't worry, our Cedar Rapids Moms team has put together a list of 20 Tried and True Indoor...
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,...