Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger
Do you have a unique perspective or story to share? We'd love to have you guest blog for Iowa City Moms! To submit your guest post, send an email to [email protected]!

Curious About Plastic Surgery in the Iowa City Corridor?

The birth of your child is one of the most exciting moments of your life. Although children bring remarkable joy, sometimes the changes that mothers experience in their bodies can feel unwelcome. Lactation and...

Imagine the Amazing with UnityPoint Health: $25,000 Contest for Schools!

So, here we are. It’s back to school time with its hot mess of emotions.  There’s excitement. First-day photos. New classes. Fresh backpacks and fresh starts.  There’s worry. Will my kid like her teachers? Make friends?...

5 Tips for Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness

Are you worried your child isn’t ready for school? After a long summer you AND your child have to get into the school groove. Starting Preschool or Kindergarten for the first time should be...

I Worked With A Child Sleep Consultant and It Was LIFE CHANGING!

Out of everything that I worried about as I became a new mom, sleep truly wasn’t something I worried about. That was one thing I thought I knew how to do. Though I am a...
car seat safety

Safe Traveling: Kids and Car Seats (Sponsored Post)

As a parent, when was the last time you checked your kids’ car seats? It’s an important question, given that thousands of children are killed or injured each year in automobile crashes.  Making sure children are...
Dry Drowning

Summer Water Safety: The Facts on Dry Drowning

Hello, summertime! Summer is my favorite season! It's the time to be outdoors from sun up to sun down, spend time on the boat, in the pool, read books on the patio, drink lemonade, and...

My Embryo Donation Failure—and Its Happy Ending

After two years of infertility treatments and two healthy IVF babies, my husband and I were confident that our family was complete. However, we had three embryos left that we were not going to...

Coming to Terms With My Sexless Marriage

I love my husband and the life he has made possible for us.  However, there is a side to our marriage kept hidden–a side almost no one is privy to.  My husband is a lot...

Top 10 Tips When Buying Real Estate {Sponsored Post}

Congratulations! You must be in the market for a new home–what an exciting time for you and your family! Right now we have the lowest inventory nationwide in 30 years, and interest rates are...

The Power of Words in a Culture of Slurs

I see a group of girls giggling. “You’re retarded!” One says to another. More giggles. I cringe. I take my son’s hand and walk a bit quicker. He doesn’t understand yet. Maybe he never will. But...