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Meet Jennifer Pratt

Meet Jennifer Pratt

Jennifer (38) is a local mom to 4 boys, whom she and her husband adopted from Brazil. Learn more about her adoption journey and why she decided to adopt internationally.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

It’s May Day weekend and there are lots of related events happening around the Corridor. Check the list and enjoy!

Covid-19 Vaccine Update

Effective April 05, 2021, any person age 16 or 18 and over (as defined by the respective vaccine Emergency Use Authorization) is eligible to receive a vaccination from enrolled COVID-19 Vaccine Providers, as per a memo issued by Iowa Department of Public Health...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

This Mother’s Day, we’re sharing some gift picks for all the amazing moms we know. Purchase them for any deserving mom in your life—yourself included. Happy Mother’s Day!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Enjoy the events and activities happening this weekend in the Corridor, including a self guided shopping trip through rural Iowa to support small shops.

DIY Custom-Shaped Soap

DIY Custom-Shaped Soap

This is a great activity for a rainy day, when you need to entertain the kids inside the house. Plus, the result is cute enough to give as a gift if you want!

How To Improve Your WFH Life

How To Improve Your WFH Life

Remote work has become the norm for a lot of us since the pandemic started, and for some this may even be a permanent shift. If you’re feeling like you need a reboot, some little changes can go a long way. Jonathan Adler shared some tips on how to create a space you’ll love working in and upgrade your WFH life. Check it out!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Enjoy the events and activities happening this weekend in the Corridor, including The Monster Truck Tour and Take a Bite Food Festival in Amana Colonies! Check it out!

Baked Potato Bar

Baked Potato Bar

e’re always looking for weeknight dinner ideas that appeal to everyone in our families, from husbands to big kids to toddlers and even babies. That’s why this super simple but completely customizable Baked Potato Bar caught our eye. Check it out!

Meet Elizabeth Schachter

Meet Elizabeth Schachter

Elizabeth (35) is a social worker and mom of 2, who became passionate about maternal support and mental health after having her first child. Learn why she decided to start a support group for first-time moms in the area after moving here from Los Angeles.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Enjoy the events and activities happening this weekend in the Corridor!

How to Stop Toddler Tantrums!

How to Stop Toddler Tantrums!

Anyone else feels like their toddler’s tantrums have gotten more frequent, and more intense during the pandemic? We turned to the toddler expert—Dr. Harvey Karp, author of The Happiest Toddler on the Block—and asked him why they’re happening and how to stop them. Read what he said.

Meet Krystal McFadden

Meet Krystal McFadden

Krystal (38) is a local mom of 3, who started her own business in the midst of Covid crisis. Learn more about her unique natural dry shampoo and how she juggles starting a business with mommyhood.

Easter Crafts & DIY Decor Ideas

Easter Crafts & DIY Decor Ideas

Here are two last minute Easter ideas for you: an easy craft for the kids + a mini dessert table set-up you can DIY using free bunny templates. Check it out!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Easter Weekend! There are several Egg Hunts happening this weekend in the Corridor! Check the list and enjoy!

Easter Go-To Recipes

Easter Go-To Recipes

Breakfast, appetizer and dessert: these fun recipes will certainly please the whole family on Easter, or at any other time!

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