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A Tale of Two Photos

It’s not every day I get ready in the morning and think, “I look good.” It may be more accurate to say this never...
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5 Tips for Working Moms This Summer

Someone once told me, “You have 18 summers with your kids and they’re gone.” I work outside the home and that was a gut...

Summer Safety Equals Summer Fun

Summer is a great time for your family to enjoy outdoor activities. Learn ways to keep your children safe and healthy while they enjoy...
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What’s New in Des Moines this Summer

Summer is a great time to be in Des Moines. The days are long and the sun is warm. We are excited to see...

Playdate (Business) Cards

My son came home from school and handed me a crumpled-up piece of paper with nothing but a phone number. “Mom, so-and-so wants to have...
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Why I Found Out My Baby’s Gender Before Birth This Time

When you’re pregnant there are a few questions you can often expect people to ask; ‘Is this your first?’ When are you due?’ and...
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Marriage Advice and Lesser Known Service Options at The Law Shop

Divorce attorneys get a front-row view of the issues that cause discord in a marriage and, in many cases, lead to the eventual separation...
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3 Common Car Seat Mistakes You Can Fix Today

When was the last time you looked over your car seat manual or car owner’s manual for car seat mistakes? As a new mom,...
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Experience Pizza on the Prairie at The Wallace Centers of Iowa

If you’re looking for a nearby family get-away, check out Pizza on the Prairie at The Wallace Centers of Iowa’s Henry A. Wallace Country...
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Des Moines Outdoor Summer Concert Guide 2021

Who else loves outdoor summer concerts? There’s not much better than seeing one of your favorite bands or discovering new music on a beautiful...
Des Moines Fireworks

Des Moines Fireworks

Fireworks are a hallmark of the 4th of July. It's a wonderful family tradition to keep the kiddos up a little late to watch...

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5 Ideas for Summer Fun in Des Moines

Here at Des Moines Mom, we are all about making sure that you and your family take advantage of summer fun in Des Moines!...

Our Family Summer Bucket List

Summer is here! And I’m welcoming summer extra this year after a year of virtual learning! Whether your kids did hybrid, in person, or...

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