Tag: friendship

Friendship in your 30s

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Making friends. It’s an area where kids and adults can struggle (myself included). Friendship in your 30s is especially complicated by busy schedules, kid’s...

20 Lessons Learned in 2020. A year that forever changed me.

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Like many people, I wasn't sad to see 2020 in the rearview mirror. Now that 2021 has arrived, though, I find myself continuing to...

CONNECTING IN THE QUAD CITIES: JOIN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS!

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Our primary goal in creating the Quad City Moms Blog was to connect moms online, as well as offline through play dates and our...

FINDING HOLIDAY JOY IN THE WINTER OF INFERTILITY

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You know what’s hard? Infertility. You know what else can be hard? The holidays. Put ‘em together and you’ve got a Big Mac of stress...

ON THE EVE OF MY THIRTIES

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The last day of my 20’s came and went without the fanfare for which I had hoped. In my mind, I pictured the last...

IS THIS JUST ME? FINDING BELONGING IN THE MIDST OF PAIN

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  An interesting thing happens when you have persistent health issues. You can begin to fight your own body. Both mentally and physically. Over the last...

LOCAL STUFF MOMS LOVE

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    New mom? New-to-the-QC mom? Whether you’re having your first kiddo or you’re a newbie to the QC, it can be daunting to find the...

MY MOM DIED BEFORE I HAD OUR FIRST CHILD: WHAT I...

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My mom died 10 years ago on December 20th. It's the longest night of the year and I can promise it was the darkest...

10 QUAD CITY DATE IDEAS TO GO ON WITH YOUR BEST...

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Time with friends. It might not happen often but when it does I am so energized afterward. It's like hitting the recharge button for an...

5 STEPS TO STARTING A SUPPER CLUB AND WHY YOU SHOULD

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Life is better with friends. I think any of us can agree that REAL, I-don't-have-to-clean-my-house-or-pretend-anything friends are priceless. Angela's post last week about prioritizing hit...

OVERCOMING THE COMPARISON COMPLEX

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In a world set up to make quick comparisons that ultimately pit people against each other, it’s easy to fall into the habit of...

HOW TO FIND YOUR MOM TRIBE IN THE QC

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Let’s be honest; making “mom friends” is hard. After you have kids, your life may revolve around your children, but it’s also important to...
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