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Emily Hanna

Emily Hanna: Hanna Valley Protein

Des Moines Mom recognizes that moms wear a lot of hats. You are a mom, wife, friend, diaper changer, nose wiper, meal planner, lost...
July Events Des Moines

Things to do in Des Moines in July 2022

The Iowa Cubs are calling all Marvel Super Hero fans to join them at Principal Park on July 16 for Marvel’s Defenders of the...
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Katie Nyberg: Iowa Baby Lady

Des Moines Mom recognizes that moms wear a lot of hats. You are a mom, wife, friend, diaper changer, nose wiper, meal planner, lost...

Routines, Not Schedules

We made it through the end of the school year (whew!). A month in and the realization of keeping three different aged children entertained...
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Des Moines Birthday Party Guide

We have updated our annual Des Moines Birthday Party Guide to be your go-to resource to help you plan the best birthday parties in Des Moines.
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Moms Can Coach Too!

“We need coaches.” You've probably gotten an email with that subject line and thought about deleting it. Somebody else will do it. I don't have...
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Your Pain Has a Purpose

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I want to let you in on a little secret. Out of the ashes of your greatest struggle, your area of deepest pain and...
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Summer Boredom Busters + Bucket List

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Do you go into summer with a plan, or do you just cross your fingers and wish for the best? I am somewhere in...
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Summertime Car Must-Haves

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Summer is a great time for a family road trip (or day trip). Maybe you’re taking the family cross country. Maybe you’re just heading...
Baby Home

Bringing Home Baby; Helping Big Siblings Handle Big Feelings

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Everyone knows bringing home a baby can be a stressful time for parents, but did you know a new baby can also be stressful...
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The Mom Versus The Sink

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There comes a time in life when you simply have to roll up your sleeves, take a deep breath, and take apart your sink. Yes,...

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Summer Boredom Busters + Bucket List

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Do you go into summer with a plan, or do you just cross your fingers and wish for the best? I am somewhere in...

3 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

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Each year I get excited about the summer and winter solstices. Then I make a mental note that “next year my family and I...

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