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...
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...
Go for a neighborhood Egg Hunt April 5-12th! In person egg hunts may be canceled this year, but we can still celebrate spring with a neighborhood egg hunt (social distance style)! Encourage your neighborhoods to participate in a Neighborhood Egg...
Our 5th annual Mom's Night Out was successful evening, and is a reminder of what a great time we all have together! A big thank you to everyone who joined us for our Mom's Night Out on March 5th at...

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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...