Before kids, I thought I was the best mom ever. I wasn't a mom yet, but I had all sorts of ideas and judgements about how it should be done. Now I can't help but laugh to myself, because oh,...
Parenting is never easy.  Every age and time in your child's life is full of seemingly endless changes. Once kids hit the age of 10 or so, you can see it coming…the dreaded phase…puberty.  When my daughter was in...
We were so blessed to have Stoltze & Stoltze be a sponsor at our New Moms Event in October! Many moms got to learn about the importance of dental health and about this wonderful dentistry located in Ames. We are...
Mixify events during the Iowa State Fair included fun activities, giveaways, and experts to educate teens about the importance of balancing what they drink and eat with physical activity. The Mixify Tour, a tour company hosting a series of events around...
Bedtime - Help Your Child Get Their Best Rest Back to school schedules are in full gear as we settle in to new routines. As parents, you know how important sleep is to growth and development for healthy kids. Here...
For 30 years, The Goddard School® has been a trusted name among families. Its classrooms are safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to six years, offering age-appropriate opportunities to explore and discover. Trained teachers lead each child to...
There is nothing sweeter than snuggling a newborn baby. I recently became momma to my second baby girl, and I couldn’t be more in love. She loves her binky, her big sister, and of course, lots of snuggles with Mommy...
As a child, I remember countless family road trips!  The memories flood my mind with so many happy things. Until I was a Mom, I had no idea how daunting it was to actually GET to that amazing destination to...
Today's GIVEAWAY is from K5 Learning - an online after-school study program for kids in kindergarten to grade 5. K5 Learning builds reading, math and study skills to last a lifetime. About K5 Learning: K5 Learning was founded by parents who wanted better learning tools available to their kids for...
I am in my fifth year as a high school English and Journalism teacher. A lot of the time when I tell people what I do, they say, “Wow, how can you deal with teenagers all day?” And to...

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Des Moines Urgent Care Guide

Here is a complete and comprehensive list of all Des Moines urgent care locations. Because sickness, injuries, and the unknown rarely happen when it's convenient.