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!
pork nutrition

Pork: The Answer to the What’s for Dinner Question

When faced with the question “What’s for dinner tonight?”, finding an answer can sometimes be daunting. With all the different recipes to choose from, and the lack of time you have to fix a...

Breweries and Wineries Des Moines

Do you enjoy craft beers, wine, or cider? Des Moines has an ever-expanding handcrafted beverage scene. From hazy IPAs to hard seltzers and smoothie style sours, there is a brewery for everyone, including the...
food trucks

Our Favorite Des Moines Food Trucks

Food trucks have been around for a while now, but every year Des Moines gains new gems. Whether you are at an event or just roaming the town for some good eats, finding food...
urgent care des moines

Des Moines Urgent Care Guide

Here is a complete and comprehensive list of all Des Moines urgent care locations. Because sickness, injuries, and the unknown rarely happen when it's convenient.

Facts About COVID-19 Vaccination For Children 12+

What parents need to know about COVID-19 vaccination for children 12+ The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized in the United States for ages 12 to 15. Here’s everything you need to know to feel confident scheduling...
ice cream des moines

Best Ice Cream in Des Moines

Des Moines has a variety of ice cream shops to enjoy this summer and beyond. From unique flavored hardpack, candy-eyed soft serve, rolled, paletas, old-school and modern, try out a new ice cream today! Here's...

Janessa Lindsey, Lindsey Love Beauty

Des Moines Mom recognizes that moms wear a lot of hats. You are a mom, wife, friend, diaper changer, nose wiper, meal planner, lost toy finder, the list goes on and on! This summer we...
Babies first food

First Foods for Babies

Dietary Guidelines show that infants from birth to 2 years of age are lacking nutrients needed for proper development. Do not worry, Iowa Pork Producers Association will fill you in! After concerns about the lack of...
affordable health care

Affordable Insurance Options for Iowa children

Hawki Program Helps Working Families Afford Medical Care For Children Silvia contacted EveryStep’s Hawki Outreach program after being referred by a local pregnancy center. She had recently moved to central Iowa with her husband and...
posture neck pain

Posture and Neck Pain

  Caring for your newborn shouldn’t be a pain in the neck. There’s nothing quite like holding your newborn in your arms. During those first months with your baby, you do a lot of looking down...