We're 6 weeks into the new year. For many women, weight loss is top of mind. So, I want to give you 3 easy things you can start NOW to lose weight.It can be frustrating to not see results,...
The heart is one of the most important organs– pumping blood and oxygen throughout your body. Sometimes abnormalities form while the baby is still in utero that can cause congenital (present at birth) heart disease. Other times a child...
The time has come and you’re ready to get your COVID-19 vaccination. You’ve talked to your doctor, you’ve read the facts, and you’ve talked with your family and everyone is on board. But where to go to schedule or...
We all made it to another year! Go us! I don’t know about anyone else but the end of 2021 into the beginning of 2022 were ROUGH! Between illness, holiday stress, and other random life happenings- I was not...
A year ago, I vividly remember longing to send my kids to school and not just because it was the end of a long winter break. We were stuck at home for what felt like the 764th day, staring...
Winter weather means that snow, holidays, and the common cold season are in full swing. Most winter illnesses are caused by viruses -- including RSV, influenza, and yes... COVID-19. While most cases of winter illness in children are mild,...
With the start of the new year, you may be trying to focus on improving your health and that of your family. If you’re a busy mom like me, you probably prefer small changes that can make a big...
I have two goals every day: Teach my kids something. Exercise. These are the only two goals I can handle right now.  Well, the exercise is, anyway. I fail in a million different ways every day. The only success I consistently achieve...
We are delighted to be able to speak with Vicky Wieben about mental health tips for handling holiday stress.
Learn more about the COVID-19 pediatric vaccination to help you make an informed decision about getting your young children vaccinated. 

In + Around Des Moines

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....