Sarah Farnsworth

Sarah is the lucky wife of her best friend David, and humble mama to her daughters Clare (2010) and Ayla (2015). Sarah is the Co-Founder of Des Moines Moms Blog, and an Independent Director with Thirty-one Gifts. She adores spending time with family and friends, entertaining, being outdoors, and volunteering with community fundraising efforts.
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Hy-Vee Aisles Online Shopping: What Inquiring Moms Want to Know

Now more than ever, online grocery shopping is a gamechanger. Hy-Vee's Aisles Online grocery ordering service is amazing for busy moms. There is no doubt it is convenient and a huge time-saver. I'm thinking of every...

Real Life: One Mom’s Birth Story and Experience with Methodist West Hospital

Des Moines Moms Blog is honored to share this guest post from local mama Megan McAtee. This article was done in partnership with UnityPoint Health Des Moines. Megan's Story When my husband and I found out we were...
Household Tips for the Busy Mom: How and Why to Change Your Air Filter | Des Moines Moms Blog

Household Tips for the Busy Mom: How and Why to Change Your Air Filter

This post is part 2 of 6 in our Home Efficiency Series sponsored by Wyckoff Heating and Cooling. In part 1, we shared "Home Efficiency 101" from Erica, a busy mom of four. In this post...

My Favorite Mom Hack: Timber Ridge Cattle Company + FREE Promotion

One of the best mom hacks I've found is all natural, flax-fed beef sticks from Timber Ridge Cattle Company in Osceola. Convenient. Healthy. Portable. Kid friendly. Delicious. And direct from the farmer. I've told you before why I...
The Gudenkauf Family's Story and Why March for Babies 2016 Is So Important | Des Moines Moms Blog

The Gudenkauf Family’s Story and Why March for Babies 2016 Is So Important

The March of Dimes Annual March for Babies is coming up on Saturday, May 7, 2016! How can you and your family be involved? The March for Babies is an annual event and one of the nation’s...

Ingrid Williams Real Estate: A Personal Commitment

  This post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams Real Estate. Ingrid is a wealth of knowledge and can answer your questions on anything from finding the right Realtor to moving strategies to house hunting with kids. Des Moines Moms Blog Co-Founder...

How Placenta Encapsulation Changed My Postpartum Experience

Human placentophagy, or consumption of the placenta, is defined as, “The ingestion of a human placenta postpartum, at any time, by any person, either in raw or altered (e.g., cooked, dried, steeped in liquid)...

A Tribute To The Single Mom

Last week was National Single Parent's Day. I saw several posts and tweets on social media so I started thinking about this day that is set aside to celebrate parents raising their kids solo. While I'm all...

Weekend Roundup: February 26, 2016

Des Moines and its surrounding communities are filled with so many things to do for our families! Fun venues, events, activities and more! Here’s our pick for things coming up this weekend: Friday February 26 Iowa Barnstormers vs....

Beautycounter: Getting Safe Beauty Products in Your Hands

This post is sponsored by local mom Rachel Webster Anderson - Consultant for Beautycounter: Working to get safe beauty products in the hands of everyone.    The Shocking Statistics According to Beautycounter's website, "Only about 10% of the 10,000...