Katie Nyberg

Katie Nyberg
I am married to my high school sweetheart, Wes, and we have two energetic elementary aged boys. We love to explore Des Moines, travel around the country, and do anything sports related together! I own my own birth & postpartum doula business, The Iowa Baby Lady, and love serving mothers in our area as they grow, birth, and mother their babies with confidence!
Hiking with Kids Des Moines Moms Blog

Hiking With Kids in Central Iowa

One our favorite family activities is hiking on a nice day. We started hiking as a family in Colorado when our boys were babies and haven’t stopped. If you are looking for a leisurely stroll...
13 Reasons Why It’s Great to Have a 13 Year Old

Why It’s Great to Have a 13 Year Old

I remember hearing from friends and family how dreadful the teenage years are for parents. While no kid is perfect, and no parent is either, I’m learning to enjoy some of the things that...
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Why I Love My Air Fryer

We have had our Philips XL Air Fryer for over three years now and love it more each year! I wasn't sure we would use it very often when we received it as a...
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A Mom’s Review of Disney +

When my husband said we needed to add yet another app to our television streaming, I was a bit skeptical. However, once he told me that we were adding Disney + and that I...
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What I’ve Learned from Being a Hockey Mom

When I imagined myself as a mom, I envisioned watching my kids on warm summer Saturdays at the baseball fields. I played softball growing up and I really wanted my children to have that...
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Tips for Sharing Holidays With In-Laws

My husband and I have been married 17 years. We’ve spent many holidays sharing time between my family, his family, and our own little family.   I would really like to say we have found...
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Tips For Adding a Puppy to Your Family

We recently added a new puppy to our family and we are so in love with our little guy! We are definitely “dog people” and wanted to share a few tips in case you...
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Easy Apple Recipes for Fall

I love fall! We always visit an apple orchard. My kids love doing all of the activities as some of the larger orchards in the area, but I love the simplicity of a farmhouse...

Do Your Kids Do Chores?

I would love to be the mom with a beautiful chore chart where kids have the same responsibilities every week, and are compensated in a fair and consistent manner. However, that is totally not...

How to Start Geocaching

I started geocaching with my kids when they were really young. We love learning how to find hidden treasures in our own city! It isn’t hard to get started, but knowing the basics for...