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...
I'm currently sitting at my desk during a blizzard warning with kids begging to go sledding. They are specifically requesting a really big hill. While I may not know the biggest sledding hill in the Des Moines area, here...
Living in Iowa, we can't escape winter. The months of January, February, and even March can drag on, feeling like an endless repeat of cold, dreary days. Why not embrace the season this year? Just because it's cold, doesn't...
Winter can drag on. Making a bucket list is a great way to help beat (or at least minimize) cabin fever with these mom-approved ideas. From fun and unique things to do around Des Moines, to creative and boredom-busting ideas...
Every other Thursday morning, I sit in a patterned turquoise chair working on my laptop while my son Alex, an active 9-year-old with balance issues, navigates a swinging obstacle course, bounces balls two at a time, and plays board...
Sometimes a staycation is just what you need to reset after a crazy season. Our last hotel stay was in the Wisconsin Dells right as the coronavirus entered our lives. Recently, we were talking about that trip, and how...
The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. Are you looking for fun (and safe) activities to keep the family entertained? If so, the Science Center of Iowa has you covered! SCI is taking safety seriously this holiday...

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Des Moines Mom recognizes that moms wear a lot of hats. You are a mom, wife, friend, diaper changer, nose wiper, meal planner, lost...

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