I shave my face

I Shave My Face

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Yep. I said it. I am a woman and I shave my face! Now, it's not the lather up with shaving cream you may be picturing, but I do regularly remove hair on my face with a special razor. And,...
Moms hear about all the things we should and should not eat while pregnant, but are rarely reminded of the possible dietary restrictions while breastfeeding. While nursing both of my boys I was challenged with adjusting my diet to...
My husband and I recently went on a vacation… ALONE!! (or at least it was supposed to be). We all have that one family member who refuses to take a hint. Despite having the tough conversation, and ultimately just blurting...
Breakfast is the first and IMO most important meal of the day. If you don’t eat a healthy breakfast you may want to think twice. Because of our circadian rhythm, our body knows how to process and handle calories...
I schedule no fewer than eight thousand doctor’s appointments in any given year. Collectively my four kids see an oncologist, a dermatologist, an endocrinologist, a dentist, an orthodontist, an ophthalmologist, an optometrist, a mental health therapist, a cardiologist, an...
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives and calendars upside down. To protect your families and each other, most have stayed in and often worked at home. Parents became their children’s teachers — and if they venture out, they...
Back to school looks different this year in light of COVID-19. As parents, we want to keep our kids safe and healthy. The Iowa Clinic shares three things to consider as families get ready to go back to school safely. ...
Across Iowa, children are getting ready to head back to school. In many school districts, masks are encouraged, if not required. But as any parent can tell you, getting a child to wear a mask can be a tricky...
I first got my period when I was in the sixth grade. I was one of the first to get it and of course, it was at a sleepover! I was able to guide my friends through...
Braces. It’s one of those things you hear that creates an immediate emotional response. Good or bad, there is typically a feeling that rises when you hear that word. It could be the awesome, or terrible experience you had as...

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Galentine’s Day Box with Des Moines Mom

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We have the most exciting news to share with you- Galentine’s Boxes are now ON SALE! We have partnered with some incredible Des Moines companies,...