Did your kids use a binky or pacifier or nuk? How did you wean them of it? Here's my story. My Binky Boy My oldest son, Jack, was a binky baby almost from the start. From 2 weeks to 2 years,...
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My Toddler Needed Glasses

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When our son was born, he affectionately earned the nickname Popeye because he came out of the womb winking. As first-time parents, we didn’t think much of it when one lid would droop when he got sleepy. However, early...
There are many nights when the handful of hours between preschool pickup and bedtime don’t feel like nearly enough. But there are also weeks when the after-dinner dark seemed to stretch forever. So, I came up with a game...
I’m going to be completely honest with you guys. My personal wardrobe is terrible. I never buy myself new clothes. I have a bunch of t-shirts and yoga pants. Therefore, I live through my daughter and her adorable outfits. I...
“Wait, is he singing to her?” My husband and I exchanged an intrigued glance from our exhausted places on the couch, as we strained to listen. Sure enough, we heard a wavering little voice rise in song above the sobs...
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...
“It’s just like riding a bike” is a phrase that’s supposed to mean something is easy to get back into after a long time away. But, if you’re a new enough mom to remember the pain of a birth...
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Pep Talk to Toddler Mom | Des Moines Moms Blog

Pep Talk for a Toddler Mom

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Dear Toddler Mama, First off, congrats! You made it this far! You survived babyhood! I’m throwing up all the ‘praise hands’ emojis for you. I know people keep telling you to buckle your seat belt and get ready for a wild...
Toddler Professions | Des Moines Moms Blog

Toddler Professions

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Toddlers seem ready for the work force at a bright young age of two or three. Below are some possible professions that my almost four-year-old has mastered in the last two years. Olympic Track Athlete Long or short distance runner, or...

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Jenn O’Neal: PepperHarrow Farm

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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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