It's almost summer break and family vacation is right around the corner. I’ll be honest – when it comes to travel and vacation, we don’t usually think about good habits. In fact, it usually throws us off balance! You’re in...
Jen Stimson shares tips for creating good mental health foundations with your kids.
You asked, we answered! Des Moines Mom readers submitted questions about COVID vaccines for children, and we had the unique opportunity to sit down with a local doctor to have your questions answered. We are grateful for the opportunity to...
Looking for a pediatrician in Des Moines? Here's a guide to Des Moines pediatricians and family medicine physicians to help you choose.
At the fresh age of 23 when I had my first daughter, I didn’t realize how much one tiny human could teach ME. Becoming a mom truly helped me become the best version of myself. I spent time focusing...
We are delighted to be able to speak with Vicky Wieben about mental health tips for handling holiday stress.
Learning your child is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be an overwhelming time for families. When you are looking after a child with autism, there’s some important information to help your family thrive.  What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism...
We are delighted to be able to speak with Vicky Wieben about mental health tips for handling holiday stress.
Becoming a new parent can be overwhelming and confusing. Everyone has advice, from your mom to your neighbor, and it can be difficult sorting facts from myths. One person you should definitely have on your parenting team is a...
What is your morning routine? The way you start your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day.   If you want to feel GOOD all day or if weight loss is your goal, I have 3 tips to...

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Best Hotels in Des Moines with Indoor Pools

Don't wait for your next big trip to enjoy a hotel pool! Des Moines has many hotels with fabulous pools and even water parks....