Looking for early education and preschool options for your child? Des Moines Moms Blog's Preschool and Early Childhood Education guide will help you find the right school for your family.
Getting out of the house for a meal can be a treat. Getting a free kids' meal is an even bigger treat! Which Des Moines restaurants host ‘Kids Eat Free’ nights? And when? And which location? We have compiled...
Farmers markets are plentiful in the Des Moines area. Thanks to our proximity to farmland, we have some of the best farmers markets in the country. The local produce, fresh flowers, Iowa-raised meat, handmade goods and crafts, and fresh-baked...
The writer Matt Basile said, "Breakfast is a meal, but brunch is a culture". Luckily, in Des Moines we have myriad options to dive into brunch culture. Whether a lazy Sunday or a special occasion, brunch is a feel-good...
April showers bring May’s favorite event: Kites on the Green in Johnston. Save the date for the ninth annual Kites on the Green event at Johnston Commons on Saturday, May 7. This family-fun event will be held in the green...
Swimming lessons are important, but this life-saving skill doesn't always come easy for kids. Luckily we have many indoor swim schools in the Des Moines metro that are experts at easing kids' nerves while teaching them to swim. With...
Don't miss our Des Moines Summer Camp Guide for 2022! Fun activities for all kids for all ages and interests here in Des Moines!
The Lenten season in the weeks before Easter means that many Catholic churches and organizations hold annual fish fries. All are welcome to enjoy the delicious crispy fish and accompaniments. These family-friendly events are great community gatherings and many...
With the changing of the seasons, you may realize that all of your kids' spring and summer clothes no longer fit. Get rid of those clothes and get new-to-you ones at the same time with consignment. Spring means annual...
As the calendar turns to spring, we have a lot to look forward to in the metro area. Live performances, such as Charlotte’s Web at the Des Moines Playhouse and Daniel Tiger in Stephens Auditorium, are a great way...

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The school year is around the corner, but there’s still time for you and the kiddos to get a few more memory-making experiences! Downtown...
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