Katie Lipsett

Katie is a Cedar Rapids area native who has a strong passion and desire for connection in her community. Mom to Hayden (5) and Hudson (1), wife to Curran, social media marketing business owner (Hello Digital LLC), volunteer, and cycling instructor, Katie is a busy mom who wouldn't have it any other way. Taking on the ownership of Cedar Rapids Moms in 2021 fuels Katie's desire to create a strong community and network between small businesses and local moms. Her mission for Cedar Rapids Moms is to give all mom-focused local businesses a strong voice and connect moms with the local community.

{EVENT RECAP}: 5th Annual Bloom Moms Night Out

We had such an amazing night at our 5th Annual Bloom Moms Night Out event with our presenting sponsor, University of Iowa Healthcare and Clinics! It was our first back-in-person event since pre-pandemic and...

Join CommonGround Iowa for a Ladies Night Out!

Looking for a fun (and free) mom’s night out? Join the ladies of CommonGround Iowa for a Ladies Night Out on the Farm! CommonGround Iowa is hosting two interactive events this fall. About CommonGround Iowa:  CommonGround...
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The Crunch Berry Run is a Treat for the Entire Family

Take bright colors and a no-pressure environment to run, walk, or skip whatever distance and pace is right for your family, then top it off with Crunch Berries at the finish line—you’ve got a...
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Meet Cedar Rapids Moms Blog Photographer Sarah Fridono!

Here at Cedar Rapids Moms blog, we love hosting events for our community to connect local businesses with local moms. Of course, getting great photos of our events and providing our team with annual...

Bloom Moms Night Out 2021: Meet The Experts

We are so excited for our 5th annual Bloom Moms Night Out event on September 9th, presented by the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital! This will be a fun event at the...

Saying Goodbye to my 20s

I have always been told by women who are older and wiser than myself that the 30s are the best years of your life. When I think of the 30s, I think back to when...

10 Positive Lessons From The Year of COVID

Can you believe that it has been one full year since Covid uprooted all of us from our normal lives? If you think about everything we went through in the last 360 days, it is...

Postpartum Depression During a Pandemic: My Journey

For years I have struggled with mild anxiety and depression, but 2020 hit my mental health hard. I'll start by saying that this is hard for me to share and admit out loud and in...

Starting Young: Using an Allowance To Teach Money Management

Giving kids an allowance can be controversial. There are parents who believe that paying your kids to do normal and expected chores can lead to entitlement and too much external motivation. While I understand...

Choosing Joy Through the Storm That is 2020

Although we have all faced an enormous amount of hardships this year, I have to say that personally, this year has been the most transformative year I have lived. This year has been absolutely...