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Jessica is a home educator and owner of QC Moms. She lives in a geriatric, temperamental Victorian home with her six children ages 16, 14, 12, 10, 8 and 5. She is passionate about natural living, homeschooling her wild and free children, gentle parenting, and trying to glorify God in her daily life. If there is any time left over, she enjoys reading, her planner, reading, cooking, writing, baking, Netflix and Facebook, reading, and learning new things. She used to write at http://www.farmfreshjessica.com.

Things to do in the Quad Cities in August 2021

Are you looking for family things to do in the Quad Cities? August Quad City events and festivals are in full swing!  BBQ's, picnics, hiking, boating, music festivals, sports and more- August in the...
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The Things You NEED for Back to School This Year

It's THAT time of year: Back to School shopping! While you would much rather still be in bare feet and in the pool, it's gotta get done. The things you need for school this...
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July Family Events in the Quad Cities

Are you looking for family things to do in the Quad Cities? July Quad City events and festivals are in full swing!  BBQ's, picnics, hiking, fireworks, boating, music festivals, sailing and exploring is at...
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Family Road Trips within an Hour of the Quad Cities-Part 2

This is part 2 of a three part series of 100 family road trips within a 100 miles of the Quad Cities! Make sure you catch part 1 and part 3 to get all...
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Looking for a fun family daytrip near the Quad Cities? Your kids will love these family day excursions! Get in the car and make your best memories this summer. Prepare yourself for possibly annoying...
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100 Road Trips Near the Quad Cities- Part 1

Want to take a road trip near the Quad Cities? We've got a lot to offer in the Quad City area, but if you're like me, sometimes you want a change of scenery and...
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THE Summer Bucket List For MOMS

If you have been on Pinterest for any length of time, you have seen the different seasonal bucket lists floating around. I've never seen a summer bucket list specifically for moms. I, myself, try to...
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Quad Cities Summer Bucket List

Summer can be bursting with activities and travel or it can be filled with long lazy days of doing much of nothing. I prefer a combination of both. We've got lots of options for...
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Top 10 Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Let’s celebrate the beginning of summer vacation!  With temperatures rising and us all being outside a lot more, it’s important to review summer safety precautions for our children.  Here are our top summer safety...

Spring Time Fun for Little Ones (and big kids too!)

Spring in the Quad Cities means a lot of cold days, rainy days, sunny days, and windy days; and often all on the same day!  As I'm always telling my kids, there is no...
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Be an On Trend Mom This Spring

Here at QC Moms, written by moms, for moms, we care about all aspects of your parenting journey. Part of building confidence as a mom is creating personal confidence in yourself. When you look...
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Quad Cities Summer Camps 2021 Guide

We are so excited that with the vaccine implementation and COVID cases plateauing, there is a huge likelihood that things will be back to normal(ish!) this summer. If you're anything like us, you're beyond...
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