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Des Moines Summer Bucket List | Over 125 Things to Do With Kids (+...

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We Love summer in Des Moines! We've got you covered from pools, outdoor movies, and farmers markets to berry picking, road races, and parades. 
Outdoor Yoga

Outdoor Yoga Classes in Des Moines

What's more zen than yoga? Outdoor yoga! Taking your practice outside heightens your senses, challenges your balance, and helps you relax. Plus, a little...
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Road Races in Des Moines

Are you ready to hit the pavement as soon as the weather is above zero? Now is the time for you! Spring through fall...
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How Traveling Can Help You Break a Habit

It's almost summer break and family vacation is right around the corner. I’ll be honest – when it comes to travel and vacation, we...
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I’m Done Trying to be a Good Mom

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When I entered motherhood I quickly realized it was impossible to be the perfect mom. Even if I met a standard I had set...
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Why Foster Care Matters

There are almost half a million children in foster care across the United States and more than 7,000 of those children are in Iowa....
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10 Free Things to Do in Des Moines this Summer

Who doesn't love a family activity that's free!? We found 10 fun things you can do with your family that won't cost you anything....
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Summer Festivals Happening In + Around Des Moines in 2022

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Raise your hand if you love a good festival--we sure do! From delicious food and entertaining acts to people watching and if you're lucky...
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Guide to Des Moines Area Pools

Des Moines pools open on June 4!  Enjoy the warm days(and nights) with a trip to one of the many pools in and around Des...
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Gratitude in Motherhood

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There have been days and even seasons in motherhood where I’ve struggled. I found it challenging to get out of bed. I did nothing...
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Creating Good Mental Health Foundations with your Kids | Mental Health Monday

Jen Stimson shares tips for creating good mental health foundations with your kids.

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Des Moines Summer Bucket List | Over 125 Things to Do...

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We Love summer in Des Moines! We've got you covered from pools, outdoor movies, and farmers markets to berry picking, road races, and parades. 

Summer Festivals Happening In + Around Des Moines in 2022

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Raise your hand if you love a good festival--we sure do! From delicious food and entertaining acts to people watching and if you're lucky...

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