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Swimming Lessons in Des Moines

Jump into the Des Moines Mom Swimming Lessons Guide! Starting children in lessons at an early age reduces the risk of drowning, encourages respect for...
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Celebrate Your Gals on Galentine’s Day

Do you celebrate Galentine’s Day? Maybe you have no idea what it is. The concept for the made-up holiday came from popular NBC TV show...
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Easy Valentine’s Day Activities

When I was little, Valentine’s Day was all about perfecting the prettiest box for school, and wondering if my crush would notice my Valentine’s...
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6 Things Saving My Life

After a busy holiday season we enter the quieter winter months. I appreciate the mental solitude gifted each new year! Taking the chance to...
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Go Red for Women’s Heart Health

February 3 is National Wear Red Day. It is designed to bring awareness to heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for women...
February Events Guide

Things to do in Des Moines in February 2023

Feel the love all month long with Valentines-themed events and more this February. From Galentine's celebrations to free family fun, a special Valentine's date...
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Black History Month in Des Moines

Black History Month started as “Negro History Week” in 1926. Historian Carter G. Woodson wanted to recognize the often overlooked contributions of Black Americans...
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Apologizing to Your Child: Why and How

Welcoming baby number two to our family has been an adjustment and no one has felt it more than our 3-year-old. This has manifested...
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Learn to do Hard Things with Your Kids

I have a core memory from our time working from home with two kids during the pandemic in 2020. Each morning after my own...
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Ode to My Nursing Chair

As we watched our 4-year-old vomit onto my beloved nursing chair last month, a thought occurred to me: This chair has seen some stuff. That...
Adult Guardianships & Conservatorships

What You Need to Know About Guardianships and Conservatorships

With aging parents, teens living with disabilities coming of age, and adults suffering from traumatic brain or other injuries, guardianships, and conservatorships are increasingly...

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Swimming Lessons in Des Moines

Jump into the Des Moines Mom Swimming Lessons Guide! Starting children in lessons at an early age reduces the risk of drowning, encourages respect for...

Easy Valentine’s Day Activities

When I was little, Valentine’s Day was all about perfecting the prettiest box for school, and wondering if my crush would notice my Valentine’s...

Pregnancy + Postpartum

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