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2017 Mom Prom Sponsors


The 2017 Northwest Arkansas Mom Prom is fast-approaching on Friday, June 2nd! Having planned and hosted this party for four years now, we can tell you that it would NOT happen without the support of local, mom-friendly companies who sponsor many of the hard-costs associated with events. Because this is a charity fundraiser, sponsors are [...]

Mercy Hospital NWA begins nursing residency for recent grads

Mercy nursing program for recent grads

As moms, we all know how important nurses are. If you or anyone in your family has ever been in a hospital for more than five minutes, you know that a great nurse can make a huge difference in the quality of your care and the overall experience while you’re there. Not only does she [...]

Summer Camp Spotlight: School of Rock Bentonville/Rogers

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  Flash Sale alert! FYI, School of Rock is having a HUGE flash sale on camps right now. Now through 5/19, all camps are 40% off! Click here to register. Camp name: The School of Rock Bentonville/Rogers What will students learn at camp? School of Rock’s performance-based camps incorporate songs, performing, musical games/activities,  and team [...]

Devotion in Motion: A mother’s voice

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19 But Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart.   ~  Luke 2:19  (NKJV) By Bro. John L. Cash Just a quick note today. I’m writing this column at the Memphis Jewish Hospital and Rehab in Cordova, Tennessee, where my mother is a patient. (I have a few minutes to write while [...]

The Rockwood Files: Swim down memory lane

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By Gwen Rockwood, syndicated columnist and mama of 3 I read a magazine article today about a new type of portable pool you can install in the back of a truck. It’s called a Pick-Up Pool, and it looks like a sleeker version of a waterproof mattress cover sized to fit perfectly in the back [...]

Moms’ Night Out at Metro Appliances & More on May 25, 2017

Metro Moms Night Out

Mark your calendar for Thursday, May 25, 2017 because you’re officially invited to our Moms’ Night Out at the new Metro Appliances & More. (The Springdale location has now moved to 801 Metro Place, Lowell, Ark.) A long-time website sponsor, our friends at Metro are preparing a special reception just for the readers of nwaMotherlode. [...]

The Organizer Chicks: Before & After


Remember back in January when we did a BIG giveaway courtesy of one of our sponsors, The Organizer Chicks? (Click here if you missed it.) Local mom Charice Handford was the lucky mama who snagged that big giveaway when her name was chosen at random among all the moms who threw their names in the [...]

Friday 5: Fun things to do this weekend in Northwest Arkansas, May 12-14

The Friday 5, sponsored by Black Apple Crossing

Happy Mother’s Day weekend, mamas! If you’ve got time to kill among graduations, weddings, Mother’s Day with your family, and (hopefully) sleeping in, there are some awesome events happening in NWA this weekend! We love y’all so much that we also made a longer list of all the Mother’s Day deals, celebrations, and brunches in [...]

Northwest Arkansas Mom Stories: Diary of a Birth

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This week, in honor of Mother’s Day and our 9th blogoversary here, we’ve  been re-publishing some wonderful mom stories we shared in the early days of the website. We received the essays after announcing a contest asking moms to tell us how they came to be the mothers of their children. The story below first [...]