Des Moines Mom

Des Moines Mom
Des Moines Mom is passionate about connecting Moms (and others) in Des Moines and central Iowa. We are your go-to source for finding fun activities, family resources, local events, and more!

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 to review essential swim and water safety basics.  Water Safety Tips The...
postpartum depression

Mental Health and Motherhood: Postpartum Depression

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 relationships. Throw in a pandemic, school from home, economic instability,...

5 Things to Know About the Lauridsen Skatepark in Des Moines

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 what you need to know about the new skate park...
virtual camps

Virtual Summer Camps

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 or just the flexibility that online offers, kids can still...
estate planning

Estate Planning with The Law Shop by Skogerson and McGinn LLC

If you have kids, you should have an estate plan.  The Law Shop by Skogerson McGinn LLC is a boutique unbundled legal services law firm in central Iowa. They offer a wide variety of services...
Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs: What to Expect for 2021

As the sun starts shining brighter and the grass begins to look greener than ever, it becomes time to start thinking summer. And with that it is time to start thinking Iowa Cubs baseball. It...
substance abuse

Substance Abuse: Mental Health + Motherhood

Des Moines Mom wants to create a safe space for ongoing conversations about mental health. That is why we created this series, Mental Health and Motherhood. In this monthly series, we're going to be talking...
car seat safety

Car Seat Safety Tips

Expert Tips for Installing your Car Seat  You’ve survived nine months of pregnancy, delivery, those first few diaper changes, and feedings! The hard part is over, right? Now all that’s left is to figure out...

Custom Legal Services from The Law Shop by Skogerson McGinn LLC

Getting a divorce, writing your will, or going through the adoption process are all huge life events that require legal services. The Law Shop by Skogerson McGinn LLC is there to help you turn...
urgent care

When is the right time to go to Urgent Care versus the Emergency Room?

Urgent care clinics can treat a plethora of symptoms and ailments and are a great option for non-emergent things that you wouldn't go to the Emergency Room