My kids were lucky to only have a diaper rash a handful of times and the standard Desitin worked just fine.  However, one time my daughter got a nasty rash with some sores and redness that caused her pain. ...
One of the simplest and most nostalgic traditions of summer is the classic red, white, and blue Bomb Pop. While we are reminded daily of the divisiveness in our nation, most of us can come together and agree that the...
The thing I love most about living in eastern Iowa are all the county fairs and our small town festivals. So much work and dedication make these happen year and after year by people who live here, and their...
The cold is clearing and spring is finally (hopefully) here to stay! After a long, cold, snowy winter I know I’m excited for some longer and sunnier days. I’m also eager for all the spring markets coming up in...
We had an absolute BLAST at our very first "Mother of all Markets", and we are so glad that so many of you were able to join us!  This market was not only an opportunity to get out of...
Three years ago, I made the first New Year's resolution I’ve ever kept. Essentially, I challenged myself to create something new every day. These didn’t need to be tangible items. Sometimes it was art. Often it was in the...
It’s not uncommon for my family to give back, especially during the holiday season. Whether it be sponsoring a family in need, donating toys, or simply just baking cookies for those in our lives, we try to find ways...
Christmas is my favorite time of the year. It’s the only time of the year when I can tolerate snow and cold, and I feel festive for a solid month. I want to spend my time with my friends...
For the last decade, I've spent the majority of each October meticulously planning and assembling Halloween costumes for my daughters. Last year, for the first time ever, they all picked out costumes that required nothing from me. Nothing. Sure,...
I’m terrible at making magic for my kids.  Santa gets (burnt) break-and-bake cookies, a Leprechaun has never snuck into our house and turned a gallon of milk green, and the only fireworks we watch are from the neighborhood hooligans...

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Guide to Swimming and Safety in the Iowa City Area During...

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When I think about summers growing up, I immediately think about swimming. My grandparents had an amazing in-ground pool and hot tub. I learned...