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Jessica Rose

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.
how to be an on trend mom this spring

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...

City Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Looking for a fun activity to play with the kids while touring a new city or while out running errands in your own city?  Then try this fun (and free printable) idea for a...
cheap and easy activities to do with kids outdoors

20 Cheap and Easy Activities to Do with your Kids Outside

The sun is out! The bulbs have begun sprouting! Is spring really here? It's time to get outside and enjoy some cheap and easy activities to do with your kids! As a mama who works...
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The Quad Cities’ ULTIMATE Spring Activity List

Do you feel it?  The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the flowers are blooming.... Spring is here!  It makes us all want to get out of the house and enjoy a...
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Books to Celebrate Diversity for Middle Grades

It's important to read books to celebrate diversity for a myriad of reasons. Marginalized children shouldn't be the the only ones reading and being exposed to diverse books, nor are their lives the only...
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Plenty of Picture Books Celebrating Diversity!

Every child deserves to see themselves reflected in picture books, and every child deserves to see the many cultures we have in our world! I’ve put together this list books celebrating diversity for preschoolers,...
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Super Bowl Bingo (for people not super into football!)

There's a big game on today! You may not be super into football or even the Super Bowl but chances are it will be on at your house. If it is and you want...
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Winter Self Care Checklist + Free Printable

Winter is truly a peaceful season; snow cover genuinely makes the air and your surroundings quieter. We're forced to stay indoors more here in the Midwest. The magic of watching the snow fall, especially...
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New Years Traditions from Around the World

New Year’s Traditions Around the World I love teaching my children about the rest of the world as much as possible. We're constantly looking up other cultures' methods for everything from what they do when...
BLoom 2020

Bloom 2020:: Giveaways, Presenters, Swag, and Vendors

Presented by QC Moms, Genesis Birth Center , City Mom Collective and Hosted by our Sister Sites Are you a business that is interested in being involved in this event? Please contact Jessica at [email protected] to...
BLoom 2020

BLOOM 2020: A VIRTUAL Mini-Conference for Moms

We are thrilled to be planning our fifth annual BLOOM – a national event! This year it will be a VIRTUAL Mini-conference for all moms, as well as some special attention for new and...
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Passionate about parenting and the Quad Cities, QC Moms strives to connect area moms to relevant resources, local businesses, can’t-miss happenings, and most of all — each other! Find the connections you crave