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!
Cedar Rapids COVID-19 Resources

Cedar Rapids COVID-19 Resource Guide

We know it's an unsettling time for everyone with the COVID-19 pandemic and the scary feeling of not knowing what is coming next. To all of our moms, to all of our readers, you...
Free Lunches for Kids

Where to Get Free Lunch for Kids in the Cedar Rapids Area {COVID-19}

While schools are closed due to Coronavirus, Cedar Rapids area school districts and businesses are providing free lunches to children who need it. We've compiled a list of Cedar Rapids schools and restaurants that...
How to get free ebooks and videos

How to Get Free Books and Movies Without Going to the Library

Library closed? Or you just can't make it there? Here are some great ways to get access to books and movies when you can't get to the library (for free or low cost!). Overdrive Use your...
Things to Do When the Kids Are Out of School

Things to Do With Kids When School is Closed Due to COVID-19

We're living in interesting times. With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, aka the Novel Coronavirus, many people's plans are changing. Spring Break trips were cancelled. Schools have cancelled classes across the country. With recommendations...
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...