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Kim

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A recent transplant to the country, Kim lives with her husband Ryan, son Henry, and daughter Lucy in rural Geneseo. She is a work-from-home mom with a passion for creating a beautiful, unconventional home - without sacrificing life or budget. Her perfect day includes generous doses of laughter, coffee and red wine. For more about Kim's home, projects and adventures, visit NewlyWoodwards.com.

Why We Throw ‘No Gifts’ Birthday Parties (And How We Make it Work)

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My son recently turned 6, and we threw a big dinosaur-themed birthday party for him at the park. There were plenty of sweaty, screaming kids running around having a blast. There were treats, small favors,...

3 Things You Can Do When Your Friend Loses Her Baby

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One in four women will experience a miscarriage in their lifetime. No one wants to be part of that 25 percent. But two years ago, I became part of that percentage. Losing our baby was...

How to Make Confetti Easter eggs

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How To Raise Monarch Caterpillars

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10 Hidden Gems You Have Never Seen in the Quad Cities

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If you're looking for things to do in the Quad Cities for any length of time, chances are you are familiar with the Quad City Botanical Center, Niabi Zoo and Putnam Museum. These are three...

9 Favorite Instant Pot Recipes for the Newbie

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So, you are the proud new owner of an Instant Pot and are finding yourself overwhelmed when looking for Instant Pot Recipes. You aren't alone. It's been one of the hottest small kitchen appliances on...

Pumpkin Patches | In & Around the Quad Cities

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The Quad Cities is an amazing place to be in the fall! Be sure to take advantage of the pumpkin patches in the Quad Cities. They all have something special you might not want to...

Local Moms Guide to Area Splash Pads & Pools | QCA

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Sweet summertime is just around the corner! And as the temperatures continue to rise, there's no better place to be than in the water. Luckily for local mommas, we are surrounded by awesome splash pads...

4 Reasons to Make Maternity Photos a Priority

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Pregnancy - it can be a beautiful season. But it can also be laced with challenges for many moms. And for some, body image can be a difficult part of pregnancy. It is for...

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Are video games and cartoons taking up a lot of children’s time this summer? Then hop over to the Family Museum’s summer exhibit, Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action. It's the perfect anecdote to...

Keep Your Kids Safe When They Are Home Alone

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As moms, a big part of our jobs is keeping them safe. But as they get older, they may want (and deserve) more autonomy and responsibility. Part of that could mean spending time at home...

IS YOUR HOME SECURE? 6 QUESTIONS TO ASK

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As moms, we worry about a lot of things. Money, sleeping, eating, social interactions, academics, sports, injuries, illnesses ... We probably don't have to go on.  But for many of us, our biggest worries boil down...
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