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!
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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...
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Decorating for a Birthday Party on Budget

Who doesn't love a good birthday party? We invite our friends and family to our home to celebrate our kids' birthdays. I wish we could do outdoor parties at a park, but both of...
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Summer Routine for School Aged Kids

Summer is here and my boys are so excited for their summer of fun! This means endless video games, sleeping in, ... Just Kidding! While our summers aren't overly structured, we do have some...
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Guide to Clive Public Library

Clive Public Library 1900 NW 114th Street Clive, IA 50325 Open 7 days a week Clive Public Library is a place that our entire family loves to visit! From the summer reading program to audiobooks, we are...
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6 Ways I Create a Good Bond With My Pre-Teen

One of my fears of being a “boy mom” was not being able to relate or have a good bond with my kids. I taught 5th grade for many years and I was worried my...