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!
MercyOne Midwives

MercyOne Des Moines Midwives: Here to Support You

Midwives have been around as long as women have been giving birth. Historically, midwives were in the community to support women to deliver their babies. Their experience and knowledge came from the wisdom that...
downtown des moines farmers market

Don’t Miss the Drive-Through Bite-Size Market

Do you miss heading to the farmers market on the weekend? The Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health — Des Moines  has created the Drive-Through Bite-Size Market, which takes place each Saturday through October...

The Law Shop Has A Cutting Edge Way of Offering Legal Services

Get to know Amy Skogerson and Andrea McGinn the two attorneys who founded The Law Shop and their new way of offering legal services. Amy and Andrea realized a large percentage of the population who...

Mom’s Time to Smile

Mom, how many times have you put yourself on the back burner? You want or need something, but you don’t get it because you always put the kids or your spouse first. Old-fashioned mom...

Your Flu Shot Questions Answered

Cold and flu season is here. If you have questions about getting the flu shot or whether anything is different this year due to the COVID-19 virus, we’ve got answers. We talked to Dr....

Life Happens. How to Pay For All of Life’s Events  

It is said that ‘life happens.’ Sometimes the AC unit goes out in the middle of a July heatwave. Sometimes your back hurts so much after shoveling for days that you go out and...

SUE at SCI: Dinosaurs are Back at the Science Center

SUE can’t wait to eat, er… meet you! The Science Center of Iowa has a new visitor: the largest, most complete, and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. That’s right… SUE is back at SCI! SUE: The...
real estate

Ask the Expert: Realtor Kyle Clarkson

e all know Des Moines is a fabulous place to live, work, and raise a family. Whether you live in Des Moines or one of the surrounding suburbs, each area of town has its...

Parenting in a Pandemic. Adjusting to Back to School + New Normal

Managing life through continual changes can be a struggle for adults and children, and as school resumes – either online or in-person – our kids are once again working to establish a new normal. How...
read with kids

Read Early, Read Often

You probably know it is reading to your child is important. Did you know starting earlier is better? From the day they are born, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers develop language skills and pre-literacy skills every...