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More than just Swimming Lessons I always thought the purpose of swimming lessons was to teach my children how to swim so they wouldn’t drown. But when we started swimming lessons at Goldfish Swim School Urbandale, it became so much...
  During this weird year, the need to support local businesses has become even more apparent. As we spend more time at home, the need to create meaningful experiences, instead of filling our lives with stuff, has become even more...
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Life With Braces

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You walk out of the orthodontist’s office excited. Braces are on! You did it. Now what? Coming home after getting your braces on can be exciting and scary. There are so many unknowns and questions you didn’t know you...
The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. Are you looking for fun (and safe) activities to keep the family entertained? If so, the Science Center of Iowa has you covered! SCI is taking safety seriously this holiday...
The number of children waiting for families is great. Amy Skogerson and Andrea McGinn love helping families with adoption.   November is National Adoption Month. According to Child Welfare, the purpose of the month is to increase national awareness of the...
Looking for the best places to see Christmas lights in Des Moines? We’ve got you covered. This is a great holiday tradition the whole family will love. Bundle up the kids, turn on the Christmas music, and pack some...
Hooray for the holidays! We’re more than ready for a little Christmas cheer! From drive-through light displays to streaming live theater events, there is a multitude of family-friendly events happening in December. We are thrilled to partner with Make-A-Wish® Iowa to...
Blank Children's Hospital's Festival of Trees and Lights will always hold a special place in my family's heart. A few days ago my youngest daughter turned eleven. Thanks to the memories feature on Facebook, I could easily look back...
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Holiday Gifts for Busy Moms

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The holiday season is here! If you're anything like me, I've already put my tree up before Thanksgiving because let's face it; we could all use a little more joy in 2020. As moms, we almost always are putting...

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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,...