Did you read the title of this article and think, "Lady, isn't Happy Hour for wild and free 20-somethings with no kids and time to spare?" No way! (Okay, maybe.) But I'm here to say Happy Hour is for parents who...
Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM), or Perinatology, is the subspecialty of Obstetrics & Gynecology that cares for high risk families. We specifically say families because the father, contrary to conventional wisdom, does indeed play a role in a healthy pregnancy....
Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) is a real thing. Even before the pandemic, scrolling through your personal social media accounts could trigger a sense of drowning in self-doubt and a feeling of being left out. It can be anxiety-inducing...
When COVID started, my husband and I started having a date night in each week. We frequently order a dessert or two for ourselves once the kids are in bed. Here are some of our favorite desserts in and around...
I've oft been called the Burger Queen in my family.  I ain't even mad. Breakfast?  Burger. Christmas?  Burger. Wedding?  Burger. I mean, it's all the major food groups (read: carbs and cheese) in one delightful sammich.  The corridor is home to some of...
Happy Diwali!  Each fall, the Indian festival of lights celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil.  It’s the biggest holiday of the year in India!  I can’t think of a better time to show our local...
You scream, I scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! We asked local moms for their favorite ice cream places and here are the results: Cedar Rapids Almost Famous Popcorn & Ice Cream Address:1121 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Website:www.facebook.com/almostfamouspopcorn Why moms...
These cool autumn days are usually my favorite time of the year, especially when spent with my girlfriends. Long, scenic drives, pumpkin patches, and apple orchards, hayrides and campfires, craft fairs, and seasonal shopping — so many options to...
I have always been a lover of guacamole, but my interest in Mexican cuisine grew once I was in culinary school.  I was doing a group project in my final semester, and we were assigned to make a Mexican...
Side lying is a fantastic position for your little one with many developmental benefits.  From a sensory perspective, baby begins to learn about the sides of their body which will eventually support rolling and transition to sit.  This position...
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The Best Season of All is Fall: My Fall Favorites

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Close your eyes and just imagine the following... The crisp air and the cool breeze coming through an open window.  The changing of the leaves...