It's the most wonderful time of the year—Santa is coming to Des Moines! You can still get cute photos of your kids with Santa this year. Most places are requiring reservations but are also providing a safe way to...
Babes + Babies :: An Event for New and Expecting Moms Disclosure :: Our Babes + Babies Event for New and Expecting Moms is sponsored by Blank Children’s Hospital, and supported by MercyOne, Broadlawns, and Primrose Schools. We couldn't have...
Des Moines Mom is proud to partner with Jester Park Nature Center to bring you the 2020 Holiday Market and Craft Show guide. This year they are hosting a Virtual Makers Market. If you're looking for thoughtful handmade gifts,...
Do you miss heading to the farmers market on the weekend? The Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health — Des Moines  has created the Drive-Through Bite-Size Market, which takes place each Saturday through October 31 from 8 a.m. to 11...
Babes + Babies :: An Event for New and Expecting Moms Disclosure :: Our Babes + Babies Event for New and Expecting Moms is sponsored by Blank Children’s Hospital, and supported by MercyOne, Broadlawns, and Primrose Schools. We can’t make...
Halloween is not canceled!  Many communities in and around Des Moines have not yet decided on whether to allow beggar's night or not, so this is the year to plan some new traditions. Put those costumes on and plan a...
Des Moines Mom regularly highlights local nonprofits. There are so many amazing organizations in our community dedicated to looking out for the well being of all who live here. We want to feature them and share ways you and...
Let’s take advantage of the sunshine and warm days of summer to explore the city and the many natural wonders surrounding Des Moines before kids head back to school. From nature playdates to outdoor festivals and sunset yoga sessions,...
Des Moines Mom regularly highlights local nonprofits. There are so many amazing organizations in our community dedicated to looking out for the well being of all who live here. We want to feature them and share ways you and...
If you've been itching to get out of the house and have some summer fun, you'll be happy to know there are more in-person events happening in July than there have been in months! Many events require registration to...

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Water Safety Tips Could Save a Life

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May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. As we head to pool and beach season, it’s the perfect time for all families and caregivers...
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Virtual Summer Camps