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Laura

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Laura is married to her Jr.High school sweetheart, Josh and they have four children: Aubrey, Kaylyn, Ella and Jaden. She keeps busy volunteering at the kids school and running them to all their various activities during the week. She has found a passion for Powerlifting with Josh as her trainer at QC Barbell
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HEY FAT MAMA. GO TO THE PUBLIC POOL!

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WEDDING SHOWER/BABY SHOWER/MIDLIFE SHOWER?

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CHICKEN BACON RANCH PASTA SALAD

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MOM I WANT TO QUIT!

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YOUR CHILD’S FIRST JOB

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KIDS ARE RESILIENT…?

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SPEAK UP-EVEN IF YOUR VOICE SHAKES

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FREE SUMMER FUN IN THE QUAD CITIES

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Free.  F-R-E E. FREE!! What an amazing, beautiful word, especially to a mama of children about to be set loose and ready for summer activities! So bookmark this list, jot it all down in your...
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