Iowa City Moms Blog

At Iowa City Moms Blog we’re a group of local moms who are passionate about connecting other moms to one another and to our community! Whether you’re an experienced mom, a newbie, expecting, or aspiring to be a mom someday, this blog is for you! Join us as we navigate this journey that is motherhood in the Iowa City area!

2023 Holiday Events Guide

Celebrate the holiday season with many wonderful family-friendly events happening in the Iowa City area. From visits with Santa to kids events and local shopping—grab your calendar and start planning to celebrate the spirit...

Giving Back: Service and Volunteer Opportunities in the Iowa City Area

It's the season of giving! Now is a great time to learn more about Iowa City area organizations that serve our neighbors and community both during the holiday season and year-round. There are many...
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O Christmas Tree: Where to Find Christmas Trees in the Iowa City Area

It may appear that Christmas tree farms are far and few in existence this holiday season, but I assure you, there will be no need to take an ax to your neighbor’s pine tree...

Iowa City Moms’ Guide to Latinx Owned Businesses in Our Area

Did you know that September 15-October 15 is Hispanic Heritage month? Here on Iowa City Moms, we will be sharing a number of resources in support of our local hispanic/latinx community. We encourage you...
Apples and pumpkins

Guide to Iowa City Area Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches

Get outside and enjoy all that fall has to offer by visiting Iowa City area pumpkin patches and apple orchards! Use this guide to find your next family fall field trip. It includes an...
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Guide to Fall Family Events in the Iowa City Area

Fall has *almost* arrived and with it comes fun, autumn-themed, family-friendly events and activities! Start planning with this Guide to Fall Family Events in the Iowa City Area! Get your calendars ready, and choose...

Meet The Experts: Our 2023 Bloom Panel

Plans are well underway for our 10th (yes, TENTH!) annual Bloom: A Mini Conference for Moms, and as always we are so excited to share this event with you.  We hope you can join...

Guide to Flag Football in the Iowa City Area

A Football State Unless you are *brand* new to the Iowa City area, you already know that football is king around here. Saturdays at Kinnick stadium, Friday nights at the local high schools, and a...

Keep It Simple: Life Insurance 101

Let's keep it real--most people don't get excited about the idea of buying life insurance. But for many, our recent pandemic may have given you a reason to pause on that thought. People are...
Summer Camps in the Iowa CIty area

Iowa City Area Summer Camp Guide 2023

Welcome to Iowa City Moms' Blog's guide to summer camps in the Iowa City area! When school is out for the summer, parents need a safe place for their kids to learn, explore, make memories,...