ICYMI: Instagram Story Shares – August 2022

Do you follow us on Instagram? It’s a great way to meet our team members and get some awesome tips from fellow mamas. Our writers often take over Instagram stories and share their day-to-day activities and you get an inside look at the life of other moms in the area. phone social media

Here are a few of our favorite Instagram Story shares from last month with this ICYMI (in case you missed it)! 

We went apple picking!

apple picking

It’s not fall season without some apple picking. We have a variety of wonderful orchards in our area, and it seems you love them as much as we do! Can’t go wrong with enjoying some apple cider donuts on site and then baking a wonderful apple pie. Don’t forget to grab some ice cream on the way home!

Can't start school without lunch prep!

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We love finding inspiration for lunch ideas from other moms. Sometimes we need help getting out of a rut! These Planet Box lunchboxes are perfect for those on-the-go charcuterie boards. And we’ve compiled a list of our favorite lunchboxes for you!

Wild Kids Rule!

wild kids rule

Glad we’re not the only ones chasing our little free-spirited kids around! We are the best moms for our kids, but it’s always nice to know we’re not alone in our battles. Love the support this community provides.

Book Worms Unite!

book worms unite

We love that you love reading as much as we do. Colleen Hoover and Taylor Jenkins Reid were THE authors of the summer. We’re so excited about our upcoming book club! Make sure you follow our social media pages for updates and join our Facebook group.

Be sure to check out these reads:
Book Lovers
The Hotel Nantucket
Every Summer After
November 9


Check out these special offers! Free 30-Day trial of Audible Plus. Try Audible Premium Plus and get up to 2-free Audiobooks. Free 30-Day trial of Kindle Unlimited Membership and get your first month free! Don’t forget to join our new book club, Overbooked :: Cedar Rapids Moms’ Edition.

So Many Feelings

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It’s true, we can feel more than one thing at a time, even if they seem to contradict each other. Loving those sweet smiles when they wake up while counting down the hours until bedtime. You’re not alone!

Follow us @cedarrapidsmoms on Instagram and don’t miss a thing!

Paola, originally from Puerto Rico, came to Iowa to study at Iowa state University where Ryan, an Iowa native, won her heart and they’ve been married for five years. They now call Cedar Rapids home and work as landscape designers in North Liberty. They love watching their toddler, Olivia, grow and are excited to see her as a big sister in the Fall of 2019. Paola's hobbies include crafting, running, yoga, baking and anything handmade. She recently opened Pikosa Creations to share her creativity with the world. Her passions include family, kindness, desserts and vacations to the beach.

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