Shay Scholtes

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Shay is the wife to a self proclaimed IT nerd, mama to two daughters, Sophia-5 and Saidey-2. By day she is an addiction/mental health therapist and by night she is a blogger/writer at Three Gals and a Guy, reader, and binger of Netflix and reality TV. LIfe can get crazy busy, but she wouldn't have it any other way!
5 Tips to a No Kid Vacation | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips to a No Kid Vacation

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A little over a year ago, we received a phone call from my grandparents. My grandparents asked if we’d be up for a family trip to ITALY! Of course, we said YES and the...
5 Tips for the Working Mom | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips for the Working Mom

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I've been working full-time since I graduated from Iowa State University. I worked through graduate school and through babies number one and number two. Although there are certainly times when I feel like I am furiously...
When Parents Disagree about Discipline | Des Moines Moms Blog

When Parents Disagree about Discipline

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It was your typical Saturday. We had errands to run and Sophia had a birthday party to go to later in the afternoon. Of course, the bulk of our errands were at our my favorite...
5 Behaviors I Want My Daughters to See Me Doing | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Behaviors I Want My Daughters to See Me Doing

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When I was brainstorming ideas for this post, I bounced between changing the word “daughters” to a general “children.” Because, really, these behaviors are ones that I feel ALL kids should see their parents doing....

Three Tips to Strengthen Sibling Bond

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When I was found out I was pregnant with baby number two, one thing immediately came to mind -- Sophia. I worried how she would adjust to the new baby. I worried that she would...
Helping Your Child Cope with BIG Feelings | Des Moines Moms Blog

Helping Your Child Cope with BIG Feelings

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ABCs. 123s. Shapes. Colors. Writing their name. Identifying letters. Writing and sounding out words. Patterns. Operations. Is YOUR kid Kindergarten ready? Since my oldest was in the womb three years old, my husband and I started...

Letting Go: Fear, Comparison, and Perfectionism

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Here I am, with the deadline of February 1 looming over my head. I’ve known this deadline was coming since the beginning of January. But yet, here I am. Scrambling, scratching my head over what my...
Meet Shay Scholtes | Des Moines Moms Blog

Meet Shay Scholtes

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Hi, everyone! I am going to take a minute and gush, because I am truly beyond ecstatic and blessed to be a part of the Des Moines Moms Blog team. Applying and then saying...