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Des Moines Mom is a local parenting resource. We are passionate about connecting Moms (and others) in Des Moines and its surrounding cities. We are a central place to find fun information, family resources, local events, and more!
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2021 Iowa Cubs Season Extended

Normally around this time as school starts back and the end of summer draws near, the Iowa Cubs season is coming to a close. That is not the case this season. Keep those baseball...
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Goldfish Swim School Urbandale opens in February 2020

Goldfish Swim School is coming to Des Moines! The chilly winter months may not seem like the most obvious time to talk about swim lessons, but swim and water safety experts know this is the...
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What to Know About Circumcision

Circumcision probably isn't something parents think of when they find out they are pregnant with a boy. Parents are often surprised by the overwhelming onslaught of emotions and decisions to be made with a newborn...
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Why to Deliver your Baby at Mercy Medical Center

The ideal birthing experience is highly variable. While one woman may want only her partner in the labor room with classical music in the background, and no pain medication, the next woman will want...
Carrie Krupke Photography Family Photographer

Carrie Krupke Photography {+ a Discount Code!}

Carrie Krupke is a Des Moines area family photographer. She loves families and stories. As a photographer, her goal is to tell your story through words and images. She loves finding a place to photograph...

Meet Jessie Todd

Hello! My name is Jessie Todd, and I’m so excited to be adding my voice to the chorus of dedicated writers on the Des Moines Moms Blog. A storyteller by nature, I love nothing...

DMMB’s 1st Annual Cutest Little Cyclone Contest!!

Our friends at Iowa City Moms Blog just held a Cutest Little Hawkeye Contest, and we are going to use their FUN idea and get the Cyclones fans involved. (Before all you Hawk fans go...

New Mom’s Event 2013: What You Need to Know

Saturday, October 26, 2014 is our New Mom's Event at Valley Community Center. Have we mentioned we are super excited for our upcoming New Mom's Event?! For those who have already purchased your tickets, we...

Carseat Canopy – Review and Giveaway of The /Whole Caboodle Canopy Set

Today we're blessed to share our thoughts about Carseat Canopy  - offering easy, stylish and innovative products.  Carseat Canopy is committed to making moms lives both easier & more stylish. Carseat Canopy™ is one of the...

Ava Anderson Non-Toxic – Giveaway

Today's Giveaway is from Ava Anderson Non-Toxic: Safe and superb products for your family.  About Ava Anderson Non-Toxic Ava Anderson non-toxic offers quality skin care, cosmetic, bath and body care, hair care, baby care, home care, pet...