Everyone loves swim nights at Goldfish Swim School. The kids love that they get to swim even when it’s cold outside and I love that all three kids get lessons at the same time!  My kids have taken private swimming...
In the last 13 months, our children have spent a large amount of time utilizing screens. Schooling and working from home has made us use our mobile devices more than ever. I am, no doubt, in awe of technology! We...
Hello, my name is Mary and I am a skater mom. My 11-year-old daughter has been skateboarding for over a year now and I must admit this has become one of my favorite hobbies of hers. It has been...
One of my personal top frustrations in 2020 was when the Wonder Woman 84 premiere date was pushed back TWICE. I had dates set on my calendar, an outfit ordered, and a very excited 6-year-old. Finally, they announced they would...
We are thrilled to partner with the City of Johnston to promote their Kites on the Green event Saturday, May 1. Get ready for the eighth annual Kites on the Green by attending one or all three pop-up kite flying events. The...
Don't miss our Des Moines Summer Camp Guide for 2021! Fun activities for all kids for all ages and interests here in Des Moines!
Kids Date—now this is a trend I can get on board with! I love my kiddos and date nights. So why not put them together?  I am always trying to find alone time with each of them. Whether it...
Did you know that Dubuque, Iowa, is the oldest city in Iowa? Dubuque is also home to the world's shortest and steepest elevator. Did you know the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium is a great place to learn about the...
Staying in Des Moines for Spring Break? Des Moines has plenty of options to help your kids run off all that energy or for you to connect as a family.
Who loves family fun? We do!! From to-go craft kits you can complete at home to live performances and outdoor activities, there is big fun packed into a short month. Want to get outside? Don't miss our Guide to Winter...

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Water Safety Tips Could Save a Life

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May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. As we head to pool and beach season, it’s the perfect time for all families and caregivers...
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