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Things I am Doing Differently my Second Pregnancy

Right from the start, my second pregnancy has been very different from my first, from my physical symptoms to my emotional perspective. And while...
mental health awareness

8 Ways to Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month in May

May is Mental Health Awareness month. While I believe we should celebrate it EVERY month, this month is special because it raises awareness to...

Water Safety Tips Could Save a Life

May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. As we head to pool and beach season, it’s the perfect time for all families and caregivers...
postpartum depression

Mental Health and Motherhood: Postpartum Depression

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The mental burden for moms is heavy. We worry about our kids, we worry we aren't doing enough as moms, we worry about our...
mother's day for single mom

5 Ways to Make Mother’s Day Great for the Single Mom

Holidays can be difficult for a single mom to navigate for a multitude of reasons. Some of these difficulties may have to do with...
hobbies

Mom’s Pandemic Hobbies

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So many people have used this past year to attempt and master various hobbies. The truly clever ones have even managed to monetize them. I...
family tv shows

13 Family TV Shows to Enjoy Together

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Our year at home during this pandemic has forced us all to be creative in our family activities. Like many of you, we have...

5 Things to Know About the Lauridsen Skatepark in Des Moines

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Des Moines is about to get even cooler than it already is with the opening of the Lauridsen Skatepark set for May 22, 2021.  Here’s...
Berry Picking

Berry Picking around Des Moines and Central Iowa

Late spring is prime time for berry picking in Des Moines and Central Iowa. We can't think of anything better than the taste of...
virtual camps

Virtual Summer Camps

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Although many summer camps are in-person this year, the option for online is still great for those who need it. Whether for health reasons...

What Moms Really Want: 10 Mother’s Day Gifts

Moms can be hard to shop for, so we asked our team what they want for Mother's Day. The best part? Everything on the...

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13 Family TV Shows to Enjoy Together

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Our year at home during this pandemic has forced us all to be creative in our family activities. Like many of you, we have...

5 Things to Know About the Lauridsen Skatepark in Des Moines

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Des Moines is about to get even cooler than it already is with the opening of the Lauridsen Skatepark set for May 22, 2021.  Here’s...

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