Making that Bird last!! We hope you had a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving with your families. Now that the feast has commenced and your bellies are full we want to help you figure out what to do with all that...
If you know me, you know I love summer!  I much prefer humidity and even excessive heat to the frigid cold and snow of winter. In fact, I would gladly live perpetually in the summer season if given the...
 In March, our family welcomed  our 2nd son, Charlie, to our family.  I would be lying if I said I did not worry about how bringing a new baby into our life would affect not only our family as...

Meet Angela and Amber

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Meet Angela S. The Squires Family (L to R): Amariah (5), Angela, Isabel (3), Abel (6), Elliana (3), Travis Hi! My name is Angela, and I am thrilled to be a member of the Des Moines Moms Blog contributor team! Ever since...
Meet Jodi P. I have been married to Shaun, my college sweet heart, for 12 years.  We are two native Iowans who met at college in South Dakota.  We moved back to Iowa to be closer to family; I grew...
Meet Rachel Hi! I'm Rachel. Also known as Mommy, Babe, or Sis. I am an adoring wife to my hubby of 6 years and a proud mama to our 3 little cuties: Cadence, born December of 2004; Liliana, born April of 2007...
In my house it never fails....  I'm making dinner, or folding laundry, or doing dishes, or... or... or....  And one of my girls will ask, "Mom, can you read a book to me?"  As a mom, we all like...
Today marks the official beginning of Des Moines Moms Blog. We are thrilled and humbled to introduce this to our community.  Our goal is to connect local Moms with each other and with valuable resources in this amazing place we...

DMMB begins 10.29.12

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Des Moines Moms Blog Begins 10.29.12: Our Mission is to connect local mamas and encourage everyone to get out and experience our awesome Community!  We hope to become a central source of information, resources, friendship, local happenings and more! We will...

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How to Celebrate Juneteenth

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Do you and your family know what Juneteenth is? Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition...
Fireworks Des Moines

Des Moines Fireworks